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  • Ebola fear factor threatens to dampen African business buzz

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From Accra to Windhoek, fear of the Ebola epidemic is provoking a wave of cancellations of business and investment events across Africa, and threatening to taint the continent's hard-won image as a rising economic star. A...
  • OMS reporta otros 56 muertos por ébola, víctimas suman 1.069

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) informó el miércoles 128 nuevos casos de ébola y 56 muertes por la enfermedad en África Occidental en dos días al 11 de agosto, elevando la cantidad de víctimas fatales por el virus a 1.069....
  • Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO

    Evidence suggests Ebola toll vastly underestimated: WHO
    Staff with the World Health Organisation battling an Ebola outbreak in West Africa see evidence the numbers of reported cases and deaths vastly underestimates the scale of the outbreak, the U.N. agency said on its website on Thursday. The death toll from...
  • WHO reports 128 new Ebola cases, 56 deaths in West Africa

    WHO reports 128 new Ebola cases, 56 deaths in West Africa
    The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday reported 128 new Ebola cases and 56 deaths in West Africa in the two days to August 11, raising the death toll from the worst ever outbreak of the disease to 1,069. Since the outbreak was identified in...
  • Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit

    Islanders' Worship Of Ancestors Focus Of Yale Exhibit
    Centuries before Christianity and Islam came to the Malay Archipelago — the scattering of thousands of islands north of Australia and south of Southeast Asia — the most common spiritual practice was ancestor worship. The people of the Indo-...
  • Guinea declara emergencia sanitaria pública por ébola

    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea declaró una emergencia sanitaria pública por una epidemia de ébola que ha provocado la muerte de más de 1.000 personas en estados de África occidental, y enviará trabajadores del sector de la salud a todos los puntos fronterizos...
  • Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims who fled quarantine

    Liberia hunts escaped Ebola victims who fled quarantine
    Liberia struggled on Monday to track down 17 suspected Ebola carriers who fled quarantine at the weekend, while the U.N. health agency urged affected West African nations to screen all departures in a bid to contain the worst outbreak of the virus. In...
  • Struggling Liberia creates 'plague villages' in Ebola epicenter

    BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - To try to control the Ebola epidemic spreading through West Africa, Liberia has quarantined remote villages at the epicenter of the virus, evoking the "plague villages" of medieval Europe that were shut off from the...
  • Guinea reopens Ebola clinic as sick spill over border

    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea said on Saturday it will reopen an Ebola clinic in its remote southeast as sick nationals living in Liberia and Sierra Leone spill over the borders in search of better treatment. West Africa's Guinea, the first country in the...
  • Team USA cancels Africa trip

    Team USA cancels Africa trip
    USA Basketball cancelled a scheduled trip to Senegal due to concerns over the deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The team planned to visit Senegal before the FIBA World Cup later this month. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo told...
  • A Simple Step To Slow Ebola Spread: Shoes

    Growing up in Konjo village in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone, I remember the walks. Long, cold morning walks to the farms. The daily trek to and from school. I didn't mind growing up this way. But I hated having to make these walks barefoot...