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  • Gaps Remain in India's Ebola Preparedness, Says WHO

    Gaps Remain in India's Ebola Preparedness, Says WHO

    India has been pro-active in preparing for an outbreak of Ebola, but authorities need to improve the surveillance of travellers and raise public awareness about the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

  • Senegal Closes Border As UN Warns on Ebola Flare-Up

    Senegal Closes Border As UN Warns on Ebola Flare-Up

    Senegal has become the latest country to seal its border with a west African neighbour to ward off the deadly Ebola virus, as the new UN pointman on the epidemic said preparations must be made for a possible flare-up of the disease.

  • 'Miraculous Day,' Says American Ebola Survivor

    'Miraculous Day,' Says American Ebola Survivor

    The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital after nearly three weeks of treatment, officials said Thursday.

  • Vietnam Releases Two Nigerians Isolated for Ebola Tests

    Vietnam Releases Two Nigerians Isolated for Ebola Tests

    Vietnam has released two Nigerians isolated after arriving from west Africa with fevers, saying they show no symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.

  • Liberia Fights Ebola in Capital, West Africa Toll Tops 1,200

    Liberia Fights Ebola in Capital, West Africa Toll Tops 1,200

    Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200.

  • Nigerian Headed to India Dies After Showing Ebola Symptoms: Report

    Nigerian Headed to India Dies After Showing Ebola Symptoms: Report

    A 35-year-old Nigerian woman, travelling from Nigeria to India for cancer treatment, has died in the UAE after showing symptoms similar to those of deadly Ebola virus, health authorities said in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

  • Patient Tests Negative for Ebola in Spain: Authorities

    Patient Tests Negative for Ebola in Spain: Authorities

    Tests showed a person suspected of being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Spain to be clear of the disease, health authorities said on Sunday.

  • Nigeria Pulls Out of Youth Olympics Due to Ebola

    Nigeria Pulls Out of Youth Olympics Due to Ebola

    Nigeria has decided to pull out of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games after two other West African countries Sierra Leone and Liberia also pulled out due to the spread of deadly Ebola virus in the region.

  • No Suspected Case of Ebola Virus Disease in India: Government

    No Suspected Case of Ebola Virus Disease in India: Government

    The Union Health Ministry today announced that there was no suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country even as the Cabinet Secretary took stock of the situation and reviewed the preparedness of the government on the deadly virus.

  • Husband of Missionary With Ebola Returns to US Under Quarantine

    Husband of Missionary With Ebola Returns to US Under Quarantine

    Three missionaries, including the husband of a missionary being treated for Ebola in Atlanta, will be temporarily quarantined in North Carolina to ensure they did not contract the deadly virus while in Liberia, their Christian group said on Monday.

  • Eight Chinese Medical Workers Quarantined in Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone: Ambassador

    Eight Chinese Medical Workers Quarantined in Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone: Ambassador

    Eight Chinese medical workers who treated patients suffering from the deadly Ebola virus have been placed in quarantine in Sierra Leone, the Chinese ambassador in Freetown said Monday.

  • Ugandan Experts for Ebola-Hit West Africa

    Ugandan Experts for Ebola-Hit West Africa

    Uganda is lending its expertise in dealing with the deadly Ebola virus, as a number of West African countries are struggling to handle the worst ever outbreak of the virus.

  • Bangladesh Issues Ebola Alert

    Bangladesh Issues Ebola Alert

    Bangladesh has issued an alert against the deadly Ebola virus for three months, a few days after the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the epidemic an international health emergency.

  • West Africans Fill Churches to Pray for Deliverance from 'Devil' Ebola

    West Africans Fill Churches to Pray for Deliverance from 'Devil' Ebola

    People in Sierra Leone and Liberia filled churches on Sunday to seek deliverance from an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, defying official warnings to avoid public gatherings to contain an epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Afric...

  • Ebola May Pose Little Threat to US, but It's Contagious on Twitter

    Ebola May Pose Little Threat to US, but It's Contagious on Twitter

    As the shadow of the deadly Ebola virus looms over Africa, its danger clear and present, a lesser kind of contagion, diffuse but persistent, has infected social media feeds in the United States.

  • 'Realistic' to Expect Ebola Vaccine by 2015: WHO

    'Realistic' to Expect Ebola Vaccine by 2015: WHO

    Clinical trials of vaccines for the deadly Ebola virus should soon get underway and will likely be ready for widespread use by early next year, the World Health Organization said Saturday.

  • Zambia Bars Entry for Citizens From Ebola Countries

    Zambia Bars Entry for Citizens From Ebola Countries

    Zambia has banned the entry of citizens from countries hit by the deadly Ebola virus, which is ravaging nations to the north of the continent, the health ministry said Saturday.

  • Nigeria Asks for Volunteers to Halt Ebola Spread

    Nigeria Asks for Volunteers to Halt Ebola Spread

    The battle to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak continued on Saturday with Nigeria appealing for volunteers to help halt the spread of the virus and Guinea shutting its land borders with two west African neighbours.

  • India Steps Up Watch for Deadly Ebola Virus

    India Steps Up Watch for Deadly Ebola Virus

    India's airports went on alert and the government opened an emergency helpline on Saturday as part of measures to tackle any outbreak of the deadly Ebola epidemic in the country of 1.25 billion people.

  • Suspected Ebola Patient Isolated in Uganda

    Suspected Ebola Patient Isolated in Uganda

    A man suspected of suffering from the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD) has been put in isolation in central Uganda's Entebbe town, media reports said on Friday.

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