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  • Global Ebola toll rises to 5,689: World Health Organization

    Global Ebola toll rises to 5,689: World Health Organization

    The World Health Organization said on Thursday that the global death toll from the Ebola virus had increased to 5,689 out of a total of 15,935 cases of infection, mainly in western Africa.

  • Mali Confirms Eighth Ebola Case, Monitoring 271 People

    Mali Confirms Eighth Ebola Case, Monitoring 271 People

    Mali said on Monday that another person had tested positive for the Ebola virus, bringing the total number of cases in the West African nation to eight.

  • Mali Announces New Ebola Case

    Mali Announces New Ebola Case

    Mali announced today a new case of Ebola in a man who is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit in the capital Bamako.

  • Ebola Death Toll Rises to 5,459: World Health Organization

    Ebola Death Toll Rises to 5,459: World Health Organization

    The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,459 out of 15,351 cases identified in eight countries by the end of Nov. 18, the World Health Organization (WHO) said today.

  • New York, Missouri Patients Test Negative for Ebola Virus

    New York, Missouri Patients Test Negative for Ebola Virus

    Two travelers who returned recently from separate West Africa trips tested negative for Ebola on Thursday at hospitals in New York and Missouri and will stay under observation while awaiting additional confirmation of the results, health officials sa...

  • World Leaders Vow to 'Extinguish' Ebola

    World Leaders Vow to 'Extinguish' Ebola

    The world's most powerful economies vowed on Saturday to "extinguish" the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa, as the vast desert nation of Mali scrambled to prevent a new outbreak of the killer disease.

  • World Leaders Vow to 'Extinguish' Ebola

    World Leaders Vow to 'Extinguish' Ebola

    The world's most powerful economies vowed on Saturday to "extinguish" the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa, as the vast desert nation of Mali scrambled to prevent a new outbreak of the killer disease.

  • UN: Nearly 5 Million in Mali are Hungry

    UN: Nearly 5 Million in Mali are Hungry

    A convergence of droughts, harvest failures, locust invasions and political conflicts in Mali have left 4.75 million people without enough to eat, U.N. officials said Friday. UNICEF Emergency Director Afshan Khan said the children's agency estimates that almost a million children are suffering from ...

  • Two More Suspected Ebola Deaths in Mali: Government

    Two More Suspected Ebola Deaths in Mali: Government

    Two people who died after exposure to the body of a Muslim cleric killed by Ebola in Mali were "highly suspected" of having contracted the virus, a government official said Friday.

  • Mali Traces Over 200 Contacts in Second Ebola Wave

    Mali Traces Over 200 Contacts in Second Ebola Wave

    Mali is tracing at least 200 contacts linked to confirmed and probable Ebola victims as it seeks to control its second Ebola outbreak, health officials said on Friday.

  • Mali Battles Ebola Outbreak as African Toll Passes 5,000

    Mali Battles Ebola Outbreak as African Toll Passes 5,000

    Mali is scrambling to prevent a major Ebola epidemic after the deaths of an Islamic cleric and a nurse, as the official death toll in the worst ever epidemic of the virus passed 5,000.

  • Mali Suffers New Ebola Case With Death of a Nurse

    Mali Suffers New Ebola Case With Death of a Nurse

    Mali has suffered a new case of Ebola infection -- separate from its only other one detected last month -- with the death of a nurse who treated a patient from Guinea, medical sources said late Tuesday.

  • Ebola Death Toll Rises, Fewer Cases in Guinea Than Thought: WHO

    Ebola Death Toll Rises, Fewer Cases in Guinea Than Thought: WHO

    The Ebola epidemic has killed 4,951 people out of 13,567 infected in eight countries, the World Health Organisation said on Friday, slightly revising downwards its figures for cases mainly due to "suspected cases in Guinea being discarded".

  • WHO Says 82 Being Monitored For Ebola in Mali

    WHO Says 82 Being Monitored For Ebola in Mali

    Health workers are monitoring 82 people who had contact with a toddler who died of Ebola in Mali last week, but no new cases of the disease have yet been reported, World Health Organization spokesman Tarik Jasarevic said on Tuesday.

  • Panicked Mali on Ebola War Footing

    Panicked Mali on Ebola War Footing

    Malians fled their homes on Monday as rumours swirled over two new Ebola infections in a sign of the febrile atmosphere gripping the country since reporting its first case.

  • Mali Seeks to Contain Ebola Fears After Girl Dies

    Mali Seeks to Contain Ebola Fears After Girl Dies

    Mali authorities on Saturday scrambled to calm fears over Ebola after the disease claimed its first victim in the African country, a contagious toddler who took a 1,000-kilometre journey on public buses before seeking treatment.

  • WHO Sending Ebola Experts to Mali, 43 People Monitored for Virus

    WHO Sending Ebola Experts to Mali, 43 People Monitored for Virus

    The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday it was sending experts to help Mali fight Ebola, a day after the first case of the disease was confirmed there.

  • Mali Becomes Sixth West African Nation Hit by Ebola

    Mali Becomes Sixth West African Nation Hit by Ebola

    Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the haemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people.

  • French Forces Launch Raid in Niger Against Al Qaeda Units

    French Forces Launch Raid in Niger Against Al Qaeda Units

    French forces destroyed a convoy in Niger transporting weapons from Libya to Mali and captured fighters linked to al Qaeda, the presidency said on Friday as France steps up efforts to stop militants crisscrossing the Sahel-Sahara region.

  • Ban Ki-moon 'Outraged' by Attack on UN Peacekeepers in Mali

    Ban Ki-moon 'Outraged' by Attack on UN Peacekeepers in Mali

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday that he was "shocked and outraged" by the deadly ambush on UN peacekeepers in Mali and emphasized such attacks were a "serious violation of international law."

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