ARTICLES RELATING TO EBOLA

Ebola: Liberia facing massive shortage of foreign help

2014-09-23 18:30

Liberia, the West African state hardest-hit by the worst Ebola outbreak in history, remains gravely short of foreign health care workers despite repeated pleas for help, a senior UN official says.

Australian hospital treats suspected Ebola case

2014-09-23 15:52

A hospital in Western Australia says it is testing a patient for suspected Ebola, declining however, to give further details due to confidentiality rules.

West Africans don't trust Ebola health workers

2014-09-23 14:59

Health workers fighting Ebola in West Africa are facing mistrust from local populations after years of conflict.

Virologist: Ebola will not 'burn itself out' anytime soon

2014-09-23 12:24

6 months into the Ebola outbreak, scientists are learning more about the deadly virus.

Ebola cases to triple to 20 000 by November

2014-09-23 09:28

The number of Ebola infections will triple to 20 000 by November, soaring by the thousands every week if efforts are not significantly stepped up to stop the outbreak, the WHO says.

Dozens flock to new Liberia Ebola centre

2014-09-23 06:15

Liberia's largest Ebola treatment centre is already handling 112 patients, a day after it opened, though not all of are confirmed to have the dreaded disease.

Streets bustling after Sierra Leone shutdown

2014-09-22 20:31

Streets in Sierra Leone's capital are bustling again after the unprecedented lockdown to slow the spread of Ebola.

No hugs for Nigeria church collapse survivors

2014-09-22 18:25

Families of the 25 South Africans injured in the Nigeria church building collapse have been allowed to "meet and greet" them at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria.

Spanish priest with Ebola in serious condition

2014-09-22 14:46

An elderly Spanish priest infected with the Ebola virus is in a serious condition and will not receive the experimental drug ZMapp because world supplies are exhausted.

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Sierra Leone marathoner joins race against Ebola

2014-09-22 08:08

Sierra Leone marathoner joins race against Ebola during sweeping three-day lockdown

Sierra Leone faces criticism over Ebola shutdown

2014-09-21 10:22

Sierra Leone has begun the second day of a 72-hour nationwide shutdown aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus amid criticism that the action is a poorly planned publicity stunt.

India postpones Africa summit over Ebola outbreak

2014-09-20 21:58

The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa has forced India to postpone plans for a December summit in New Delhi attended by representatives of more than 50 African nations.

Malta rejects ship with suspected Ebola case

2014-09-19 21:58

Malta has refused entry to a cargo ship with a Filippino on board who was showing symptoms of Ebola, citing fears the virus might spread on the Mediterranean island.

Ebola took the world by surprise - World Bank chief

2014-09-19 16:35

The devastating Ebola outbreak caught the world off guard, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says, as he questioned the international community’s readiness to respond to other pandemics.

Blood of Ebola survivors being sold on black market

2014-09-19 14:14

Desperate for a cure, Ebola sufferers are seeking out ever more dangerous remedies for this deadly disease.

Guinea condemns killing of Ebola team

2014-09-19 13:59

Guinea’s government says it strongly condemns the killing of eight people who were abducted and killed while on an Ebola awareness campaign in Womey.

Liberia women, children bear brunt of Ebola

2014-09-19 12:55

The Ebola virus continues to spread devastation in Liberia, and with more than 2 600 people dead so far, women and children are bearing the brunt of the epidemic.

Risk of Ebola becoming airborne remote

2014-09-19 10:05

A top U.S. infectious disease expert recently fuelled the panic surrounding Ebola but suggesting that the disease may mutate, becoming airborne, however scientists believe that there is little chance that this will happen.

Over 700 new Ebola cases reported in one week

2014-09-19 09:10

The Ebola outbreak has started to spread faster than ever with over 700 cases reported in the last week.

Ebola team killed in cold blood in Guinea

2014-09-19 07:45
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At least seven people who were part of a team sent to educate villagers in south-eastern Guinea about Ebola have been found dead after they were attacked by angry locals, the government says.

UN declares Ebola a threat to peace and security

2014-09-18 22:28

The UN Security Council has declared the Ebola outbreak in Africa a "threat to international peace and security" and called on all states to provide urgent resources and assistance.

UK nurse who survived Ebola flies to US to help

2014-09-18 18:41

Britain's Foreign Office says a nurse who recovered from Ebola has travelled to the US to donate blood to an American patient who is fighting the disease.

Sierra Leone readies for controversial Ebola lockdown

2014-09-18 15:36

Sierra Leone is preparing for an unprecedented three-day nationwide lockdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus in a controversial move which experts say could worsen the epidemic.

US begins flying Ebola equipment to Liberia

2014-09-18 13:21

The first of 13 air shipments from the US is headed for Monrovia, carrying equipment for a 25-bed hospital to be built in Liberia's capital.

 

Ebola drug trials to be fast-tracked in West Africa

2014-09-23 17:28

Experimental Ebola drugs are set to be tested in affected West African states for the first time in a bid to fast-track trials, the Wellcome Trust says.

Ebola may force region back into conflict – Liberia

2014-09-23 15:23

Liberia has warned it may slip back to civil war along with neighbouring Sierra Leone if the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa is allowed to continue to spread.

Ebola 'pretty much contained' in Senegal and Nigeria

2014-09-23 14:12

According to the WHO Senegal and Nigeria are managing to halt the spread of Ebola, although the overall death toll has risen to 2 811.

At least 98 under Ebola quarantine in Harare

2014-09-23 10:44
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At least 98 people have reportedly been placed under Ebola quarantine in Harare, as Zimbabwe takes steps to strictly monitor visitors coming into the country.

Sierra Leone, Liberia brace for new Ebola cases

2014-09-23 07:51

Two of the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola are bracing for new caseloads after trying to outflank the outbreak with a nationwide check-up and a large new clinic.

Ebola contained in Senegal, Nigeria

2014-09-22 22:28

Two of the five countries affected by the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak are managing to halt the spread of the disease.

Man bitten by Ebola patient flown to Switzerland

2014-09-22 19:31

Swiss authorities say a male nurse who was bitten by an Ebola patient while working in West Africa has been flown to Switzerland as a precaution.

Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown found 200 infected

2014-09-22 15:33

Sierra Leone's controversial Ebola lockdown has uncovered 150 new cases of the virus in addition to around 70 bodies previously unaccounted for, according to the authorities.

West Africans don't trust Ebola health workers

2014-09-22 11:06

Health workers fighting Ebola in West Africa are facing mistrust from local populations after years of conflict.

The problem with new-age racism

2014-09-22 10:19

After 20 years of democracy, racism and bitterness still hurt our country.

Sierra Leone 3-day Ebola shutdown ends

2014-09-22 05:47

Millions of Sierra Leoneans are set to emerge from their homes after a three-day nationwide lock-down during which scores of dead bodies and new cases of Ebola infections were uncovered.

Spain bringing missionary infected with Ebola home

2014-09-21 08:28

Spain is sending a plane to fly a Catholic missionary infected with the deadly Ebola virus home from Sierra Leone, officials have said.

Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

2014-09-20 09:00

Sierra Leone confined its six million people to their homes on Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.

Ebola: S Leone streets deserted as shutdown begins

2014-09-19 16:35

Sierra Leone’s normally chaotic capital has been transformed as residents were confined to their homes for the start of a three-day lockdown aimed at halting the deadly Ebola epidemic.

Blood of Ebola survivors being sold on black market

2014-09-19 14:15

Desperate for a cure, Ebola sufferers are seeking out ever more dangerous remedies for this deadly disease.

British Ebola survivor flies to US for blood donation

2014-09-19 14:08

A British man who was successfully treated for Ebola in London will fly to the US to donate blood to another patient.

US begins flying Ebola equipment to Liberia

2014-09-19 13:33

The first of 13 air shipments from the US is headed for Monrovia, carrying equipment for a 25-bed hospital to be built in Liberia's capital.

Blood of Ebola survivors being sold on black market

2014-09-19 12:20

Desperate for a cure, Ebola sufferers are seeking out ever more dangerous remedies for this deadly disease.

Sierra Leone launches controversial Ebola shutdown

2014-09-19 09:17

Sierra Leon has launched a controversial three-day shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus, as the UN Security Council declared the deadly outbreak a threat to world peace.

British Ebola survivor flies to US for blood donation

2014-09-19 08:35

A British man who was successfully treated for Ebola in London will fly to the US to donate blood to another patient.

Ebola screening for Nigeria's Mecca pilgrims

2014-09-19 06:03

With some 76 000 Nigerian Muslims expected this year at the hajj in Saudi Arabia, organisation was always going to be a major logistical undertaking.

Ebola passes 5 000 cases

2014-09-18 22:00

The number of people who have contracted Ebola in West Africa has surpassed 5 000, the World Health Organization says.

700 new Ebola cases in only 1 week

2014-09-18 18:17

The WHO says 700 more Ebola cases have emerged in only 1 week in the outbreak blamed for more than 2 600 deaths.

Ebola crisis 'being used to attack media freedom'

2014-09-18 14:27

From the closure of newspapers to arrests and harassment of journalists, rights groups and the media say Liberia’s fight against Ebola is being accompanied by an alarming assault on press freedom.

Ebola could soon reach SA's neighbours

2014-09-18 12:47

Oxford researchers have produced a map detailing where the deadly Ebola disease is likely to spread next.

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