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  • Liberia has upper hand over Ebola but support must continue: president

    DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Wednesday that her government has the upper hand in the fight against Ebola, but warned against complacency or any reduction in international support.
  • Seventh Sierra Leone doctor killed by Ebola: source

    Seventh Sierra Leone doctor killed by Ebola: source
    FREETOWN (Reuters) - A Sierra Leonean doctor died of Ebola on Tuesday, a medical source said, bringing to seven the number of doctors killed by the virus savaging the nation's healthcare system. Still recovering from years of conflict, Sierra Leone has...

    In praise of the fist bump

    In praise of the fist bump
    This holiday/cold/flu season, we're waiting for the public health campaign that would save thousands of Americans from illness: Keep your hands to yourself. Don't shake hands. During this time, Americans greeting each other would not grasp hands and...

    To drive down Ebola transmission, saying goodbye to the dead must change

    Traditional West African funerals, at which mourners extensively touch and kiss the dead, are "superspreader" events for transmission of the Ebola virus, says a new study, which identified hygienic burial practices of those who have succumbed to the...

    Sirleaf pleads for Liberia, and for Africa

    Sirleaf pleads for Liberia, and for Africa
    As the Ebola nightmare continues in Liberia and as we battle to contain the epidemic, it is important to look beyond the immediate crisis. Many more lives will be lost before this dreadful outbreak is beaten, but to properly honor the memory of the...