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  • Nigeria reports two new Ebola infections, quarantines 139

    KANO, Nigeria (dpa) Nigeria recorded two new Ebola infections and quarantined 139 people suspected of being infected with the virus, local newspaper Punch reported Saturday, hours after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a national emergency. The...
  • Guinea cierra fronteras con Sierra Leona y Liberia para contener avance del ébola

    CONAKYRY (Reuters) - Guinea anunció el cierre de sus fronteras con Sierra Leona y Liberia el sábado en un intento por detener la propagación del ébola, un virus que ha matado a casi 1.000 personas en los tres países este año. Las autoridades dijeron...
  • OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud

    OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud
    La epidemia de ébola en África Occidental es un "suceso extraordinario" y constituye un riesgo sanitario internacional, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). La agencia sanitaria de Naciones Unidas, con sede en Ginebra, dijo que las...
  • Número de muertos por epidemia de ébola asciende a 961: OMS

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - El número de muertos por el brote de ébola en África Occidental subió a 961 personas hasta el 6 de agosto, puesto que se reportaron otras 29 víctimas fatales de la enfermedad en los últimos días, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial...
  • Infected Ebola relief worker due to arrive in U.S. today

    Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, will be flown to the United States and treated in isolation at an Atlanta hospital, officials said on Friday. A plane equipped to transport Dr. Kent...
  • World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola

    World Health Organization launching $100 million plan to combat Ebola
    The World Health Organization is launching a $100 million response plan to combat an "unprecendented" outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has killed 729 people out of 1,323 infected since February, the agency said on Thursday. WHO Director-General ...
  • Peace Corps removing volunteers amid Ebola outbreak

    The Peace Corps is removing more than 300 of its volunteers from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea as an Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds dead worsens in West Africa. In a statement issued Wednesday, the Peace Corps said it is temporarily removing...
  • First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run, virus found in Lagos

    First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run, virus found in Lagos
    Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease. Radio stations in Freetown, a city of...
  • Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine

    Ebola outbreak could spur action for Md. scientists working on vaccine
    Public health officials have just one tactic to battle the unrelenting Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa — quarantine — but as the disease continues to spread, scientists in Maryland are among those close to discovering other weapons....
  • Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola

    Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola
    Health workers in West Africa appealed for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia shut a hospital where several staff were infected, including a Spanish priest. Liberian President Ellen...
  • Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak jumps to 603: WHO

    Death toll from West Africa Ebola outbreak jumps to 603: WHO
    DAKAR/HAVANA (Reuters) - The death toll from the world's worst ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 603 since February, with at least 68 deaths reported from three countries in the region in the last week alone, the World Health Organization ...