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  • Fear of Ebola led to murder - and a whole village was punished

    The lecture about the dangers of Ebola had just begun, but the village had heard enough. A group of women started chanting, to warn the others against the visitors, "They are coming to kill you." A mob of men masked their faces, waved machetes and rushed toward the speakers. Stones began to fly.
  • UN Ebola chief says community action key to ending Ebola

    The U.N. Ebola chief says the goal set by the presidents of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea of reducing the number of new cases of the deadly disease to zero by April 15 can be reached — but only if local communities stop unsafe burials and hands-...

    Sierra Leone imposes three-day lockdown in bid to halt Ebola

    Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures, according to Sierra Leone’s leader, who ushered in a controversial three-day curfew across the entire country Friday in a bid to halt the deadly Ebola virus. In a measure criticized by...

    U.N. says it could take nearly $1 billion to fight Ebola

    U.N. says it could take nearly $1 billion to fight Ebola
    The world’s worst outbreak of Ebola is growing exponentially and could take nearly $1 billion to bring under control, officials with the World Health Organization warned Tuesday. The figure is double what the organization estimated last month when...

    Ebola is outstripping control efforts, top WHO official warns

    Fears rose Friday that the Ebola virus may have spread as Nigerian authorities said they have quarantined two people who may have the disease and have another 69 under observation. With fears the disease may get a toehold in Nigeria’s most...