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Boy tests positive for Ebola in latest Liberia flare-up

Boy tests positive for Ebola in latest Liberia flare-up

Published April 4, 2016 7:33am MONROVIA - A five-year-old boy tested positive for Ebola in Liberia just days after his mother died of the virus in the second flare-up to hit West Africa in recent weeks, the health ministry said on Sunday.

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WHO: Ebola Emergency Over

WHO: Ebola Emergency Over

While additional flare-ups may occur, the World Health Organization says countries now “have the capacity to respond rapidly to new virus emergences.” By Tracy Vence | March 30, 2016

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Fifth person dies in Guinea Ebola flare-up

Fifth person dies in Guinea Ebola flare-up

Published March 23, 2016 7:26am CONAKRY, Guinea - A fifth person has died of Ebola in southeast Guinea since March 17, a health official told Reuters on Tuesday, raising concerns that a recent flare-up of the deadly virus could spread.

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Ebola's persistence in survivors fuels concerns over future risks

Ebola's persistence in survivors fuels concerns over future risks

By: Kate Kelland, Reuters October 10, 2015 12:39 AM LONDON - A growing awareness of how the Ebola virus can hide in parts of the body such as eyes, breasts and testicles long after leaving the bloodstream raises questions about whether the disease can ever be beaten.

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Public urged: To avoid Ebola, don’t keep exotic animals

Public urged: To avoid Ebola, don’t keep exotic animals

By By Evelyn Macairan | Philippine Star To lessen chances of getting infected by the Ebola Reston Virus, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) urged the public to refrain from keeping exotic animals as pets.

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DOH confirms Ebola Reston outbreak among monkeys

DOH confirms Ebola Reston outbreak among monkeys

MANILA - The Department of Health (DOH) will hold a press conference Thursday to confirm the outbreak of the Ebola Reston virus among monkeys in the Philippines.

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CIDRAP news scan, July 17: MERS and Ebola

CIDRAP news scan, July 17: MERS and Ebola

July 17, 2015 CIDRAP has published News Scan for Jul 17, 2015 | Prolonged hospital MERS spread; Call for better WHO Ebola response. Excerpt:

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Ebola Has Resurfaced In Liberia With Three New Cases

Ebola Has Resurfaced In Liberia With Three New Cases

July 4, 2015 On May 9th, Liberia was formally cleared of the Ebola Virus Disease after its last patient recovered on March 20th: the end of the outbreak in the country was a major milestone in the

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10,000 Monitored for Ebola in US Over Fall & Winter

10,000 Monitored for Ebola in US Over Fall & Winter

July 3, 2015 More than 10,000 people in the United States were monitored for symptoms of Ebola this past fall and

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Two new Ebola cases in Liberia, seven weeks after country declared virus-free

Two new Ebola cases in Liberia, seven weeks after country declared virus-free

July 2, 2015 Hours after Liberia reports its first Ebola death since 9 May, two more people test positive for the disease. An urgent contact tracing operation is under way

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Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case found amid fears the disease still remains

Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case found amid fears the disease still remains

July 1, 2015 Health workers leave after they took a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in a area were a 17-year old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia,

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Running A Business In West Africa After Ebola: A Lesson In Entrepreneurial Agility

Running A Business In West Africa After Ebola: A Lesson In Entrepreneurial Agility

June 30, 2015 In Liberia, it’s been 93 days since the last reported Ebola case. “Liberia Declared Ebola-Free” read the

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Sierra Leone will jail Ebola law violators

Sierra Leone will jail Ebola law violators

June 29, 2015 3:58am = FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - One of the three districts of Sierra Leone where new cases of Ebola have been recorded will jail those who break a new emergency by-law designed to prevent the

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Nearly instantaneous, finger-prick test for Ebola could be game changer

Nearly instantaneous, finger-prick test for Ebola could be game changer

June 27, 2015 Public health officials may soon be able to screen patients for Ebola at border crossings and hospitals with a finger-prick blood test that takes mere minutes.

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Ebola, The Executive Summary: May 26, 2015

Ebola, The Executive Summary: May 26, 2015

To give you an overview of what’s happening in the Ebola outbreak, we’ve organized the latest developments in a curated summary. Guineans Jailed for Transporting Corpse in Taxi

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Ebola-hit Sierra Leone quarantines 31 health workers

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone quarantines 31 health workers

June 26, 2015 Freetown (AFP) - Authorities in Sierra Leone quarantined three doctors and 28 nurses in the

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Ebola showing no signs of slowing in parts of Africa

Ebola showing no signs of slowing in parts of Africa

Published: 5:47AM Thursday June 25, 2015 Source: AP

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Thousands of Guinea malaria cases go untreated amid Ebola fears

Thousands of Guinea malaria cases go untreated amid Ebola fears

June 25, 2015 Experts say urgent action is needed to treat people with symptoms of deadly disease who have avoided visiting health clinics during epidemic

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NIH Expands Testing of Ebola Drugs and Vaccines Into New Countries

NIH Expands Testing of Ebola Drugs and Vaccines Into New Countries

June 24, 2015 The National Institutes of Health has expanded its research of Ebola vaccines and drugs into Sierra Leone and Guinea, a move that

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