ARTICLES RELATING TO EBOLA

Mali remains 'free' of deadly Ebola epidemic

2014-04-16 09:25

Mali says it is clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind at least 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia.

Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

2014-04-15 11:41

The World Health Organisation says an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people.

Minister: Guinea Ebola outbreak under control

2014-04-14 20:05

Guinea's Foreign Minister Francois Fall has said the west African country has brought the spread of the deadly haemorrhagic Ebola virus under control.

Aid groups on emergency footing against Ebola

2014-04-11 10:38

International aid organisations have launched a series of emergency measures across west Africa in a bid to contain one of the worst ever outbreaks of the deadly Ebola virus.

Senegal has 'well-oiled system' to stop Ebola

2014-04-09 10:17

Senegal has vowed it is prepared for any spread of the deadly Ebola virus, as the suspected death toll in an outbreak raging in Guinea and Liberia rose to 111.

Ebola virus kills more than 100 West Africans

2014-04-08 20:10

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread in West Africa, where it has killed more than 100 people, health authorities say.

Guinea raises Ebola death toll to 95

2014-04-07 20:26

Guinea's government has raised the death toll in the Ebola epidemic raging through its southern forests and capital to 95.

Ebola causing havoc in West Africa

2014-04-04 14:32

A rare but extremely dangerous virus, Ebola is historically rooted in Central Africa, but has now moved to West Africa where it has claimed more than 90 lives.

Mali reports 3 suspected Ebola cases

2014-04-04 07:32

Mali says it has detected three suspected victims of Ebola, the deadly disease that has killed 84 people in Guinea.

Ebola: Miners in lock-down in Guinea

2014-04-03 10:03

Foreign mining firms have locked down operations in Guinea and pulled out some international staff, executives say, as the death toll from suspected cases of Ebola hit 84.

Ebola outbreak: Morocco steps up guard

2014-04-01 13:02

Morocco has announced extra health screening measures at entry points to the country, in particular at Casablanca airport, after the outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea.

2 cases of Ebola virus confirmed in Liberia

2014-03-31 07:46

Liberia’s health minister says two patients have tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, which is already believed to have killed at least 70 people in neighbouring Guinea.

Ebola – Guinea on high alert

2014-03-28 16:30

Guinea’s capital Conakry is on high alert after a deadly Ebola epidemic which has killed dozens in the southern forests was confirmed to have spread to the port city of up to two million people.

Guinea issues bushmeat warning after Ebola outbreak

2014-03-28 13:30

An outbreak of the deadly Ebola fever in Guinea has rekindled concerns about the health risks of hunting and eating traditions that bring humans into close contact with wild animals.

Terror grips Guinea as Ebola death toll rises

2014-03-26 15:36

Guinea is battling to contain an Ebola epidemic threatening neighbouring countries as fear and confusion grips communities under siege from one of the deadliest viruses known to mankind.

Threat of Ebola outbreak in West Africa

2014-03-26 14:23

Nations in West African are trying to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. There have been deaths in Guinea and symptoms in neighbouring countries.

12 quick facts on the Ebola virus

2014-03-25 12:00

Here's more about the deadly Ebola virus, one of the most feared viruses on earth.

Ebola spreads to Liberia, five dead

2014-03-24 22:06

Five patients have died in Liberia of suspected Ebola fever, the government as neighbouring Guinea is battling an outbreak of the virus which has killed dozens.

Fever cases reported in Guinea 'not Ebola'

2014-03-24 13:57

Guinea has announced that samples taken from three suspected cases of Ebola, which led to two deaths in the capital Conakry, have tested negative for the virus.

Unexplained heamorrhagic fever kills 23 in Guinea

2014-03-20 12:10

Hemorrhagic fever has killed at least 23 people in Guinea in West Africa. Symptoms are diarrhoea and vomiting with a very high fever.

Scores isolated after new Ebola outbreak

2012-11-15 16:37

Numerous people have been isolated as a new outbreak of Ebola fever kills three in a district near the Ugandan capital.

Uganda's ebola outbreak over

2012-10-04 22:20

Uganda's Health Ministry has declared that an ebola outbreak is officially over, 42 days after the last patient who fell ill with the disease was discharged.

Ebola claims more lives in DRC

2012-09-27 18:46

An outbreak of Ebola fever in the DRC may have killed up to 33 people, while the number of suspected cases has risen, the health ministry says.

Ebola toll at 31 in DRC, says UN

2012-09-14 14:08

A deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus has killed 31 people in north-eastern DRC, more than doubling the death toll from a week ago, the UN says.

30 suspected cases of Ebola in DRC

2012-09-05 07:55

The World Health Organisation has registered 30 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus in DRC in an outbreak that comes on the heels of one in neighbouring Uganda.

 

Gambia bans flights from Ebola-hit nations

2014-04-15 13:53

Gambia has banned flights from Ebola-hit west African countries from landing in its territory, airport officials say.

Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas

2014-04-15 07:49

Gambian authorities have written a letter to airlines flying into the West African country saying they cannot pick up passengers from countries where there have been suspected cases of Ebola.

Ebola outbreak: Guineans in shock

2014-04-11 13:19

An Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 100 people in Guinea has left communities asking why the disease has attacked their country.

WHO unveils emergency moves against Ebola

2014-04-10 11:57

WHO has launched a raft of emergency measures in the Guinean capital Conakry to control an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has so far killed a hundred people across the country.

Guinea's first Ebola survivors return home

2014-04-09 08:50

The first tell-tale signs of infection by the Ebola virus are hiccups, followed by profuse bleeding, circulatory shock and death – but not everyone dies.

Number of 'Ebola' deaths hits 10 in Liberia

2014-04-08 14:10

The deadly Ebola virus has continued to spread in Liberia, where a further three people died from the disease, bringing the total number of suspected deaths to 10, the health ministry says.

Fatal virus in Ghana tests negative for Ebola

2014-04-07 17:02

Blood tests have shown that a 12-year-old girl in Ghana who died of viral fever with bleeding did not have Ebola.

Liberia deals with 1st case of suspected Ebola

2014-04-04 11:16

Liberia says it is dealing with the first case of suspected Ebola to have originated within its own borders, unconnected to the epidemic raging in neighbouring Guinea.

Mines close as Ebola death toll hits 83 in Guinea

2014-04-03 12:38

Foreign mining firms have closed mines and pulled out some international staff from their operations in Guinea, as the death toll from suspected cases of Ebola hit 83.

5 new Ebola cases in Guinea, says WHO

2014-04-02 15:32

Five new cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been recorded in Guinea in the past 24 hours, the World Health Organisation says.

Guinea says Ebola death toll rises to 78

2014-03-31 14:50

Health authorities in the West African nation of Guinea say at least 78 people have died after contracting the Ebola virus.

Deadly Ebola virus spreading in West Africa

2014-03-31 05:00

A deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus suspected of killing at least 63 people has spread from rural Guinea to the capital Conakry, authorities say.

Deadly Ebola virus spreading in West Africa

2014-03-28 13:48

A deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus suspected of killing at least 63 people has spread from rural Guinea to the capital Conakry, authorities say.

Guinea says has contained Ebola outbreak

2014-03-27 08:25

Guinea says it has stopped an outbreak of deadly Ebola fever from spreading beyond the country’s remote southeast, although the number of deaths from suspected infections has risen to at least 63.

Guinea Ebola death toll rises to 61

2014-03-26 14:56

Two more people have died of Ebola in Guinea, bringing to 61 the death toll from the deadly virus, while neighbouring Liberia reported one new case, health officials say.

West Africa scrambles to contain Ebola threat

2014-03-26 08:55

West African nations are scrambling to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 in Guinea.

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2014-03-25 11:42

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Guinea scrambles to contain Ebola outbreak

2014-03-24 19:57

Aid workers and public health officials are battling to contain west Africa’s first outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus as tests on suspected cases in Conakry allayed fears that it had spread to the capital.

Unexplained haemorrhagic fever kills 23 in Guinea

2014-03-20 13:28

Haemorrhagic fever has killed at least 23 people in Guinea in West Africa. Symptoms are diarrhoea and vomiting with a very high fever.

Officials rule out Ebola outbreak in DRC

2013-06-03 14:29

A senior health ministry official in the DRC has ruled out an Ebola outbreak in the northeast of the country, after possible cases were reported by the UN.

Uganda: 2 dead in new Ebola outbreak

2012-11-15 11:22

A fresh outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in central Uganda has killed at least two people, says the health minister.

DRC Ebola toll rises to 36

2012-10-01 14:08

An outbreak of Ebola fever in the DRC may have killed up to 36 people, out of 81 suspected cases, according to a new death toll released by the health ministry.

WHO: Ebola claims up to 32 lives in DRC

2012-09-18 13:26

An outbreak of Ebola fever in the DRC May have claimed up to 32 lives since may, including that of a woman who had just given birth, WHO says.

DRC Ebola outbreak spreading

2012-09-09 20:37

Local authorities in eastern DRC say that the practice of washing corpses before funerals are helping the Ebola epidemic to spread.

WHO: Ebola under control in Uganda

2012-08-03 16:01

World Health organisation says authorities are halting the spread of the deadly disease Ebola after it killed 16 people in the east African country of Uganda.

 
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