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Ebola returns to Europe with first case diagnosed in Britain

Ebola returns to Europe with first case diagnosed in Britain Tue, 30 Dec, 2014

A healthcare worker recently back from Sierra Leone was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday by doctors in Scotland's largest city, the first diagnosis of the deadly virus in Britain during the current outbreak.
Sierra Leone to search for Ebola cases in capital

Sierra Leone to search for Ebola cases in capital Tue, 16 Dec, 2014

Sierra Leone is planning a house-to-house search for hidden Ebola cases in the capital and surrounding areas, which currently account for more than half of the country's new infections.
HIV's ability to cause AIDS is weakening over time, study finds

HIV's ability to cause AIDS is weakening over time, study finds Tue, 02 Dec, 2014

Rapid evolution of HIV, the human immunodeficiency virus, is slowing its ability to cause AIDS, according to a study of more than 2,000 women in Africa.
Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch Thu, 30 Oct, 2014

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa vowed on Wednesday to end her voluntary quarantine, even going so far as to step out of her home and shake a reporter's hand, signaling a showdown with state police monitoring her and state officials seeking to legally enforce her confinement.
U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola criticizes her treatment

U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola criticizes her treatment Sun, 26 Oct, 2014

Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, strongly criticized her treatment.
WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola

WHO: Mali case put many at risk for Ebola Sat, 25 Oct, 2014

Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health Organization warned Friday.
Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others Mon, 20 Oct, 2014

Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain.
Liberia health workers to go on strike over Ebola danger pay

Liberia health workers to go on strike over Ebola danger pay Mon, 13 Oct, 2014

Healthcare workers in Liberia, the country hit hardest by the Ebola epidemic, will go on strike from Monday to demand hazard pay for treating patients infected with the deadly disease, their union leader said.
Sierra Leone records 121 Ebola deaths in a single day

Sierra Leone records 121 Ebola deaths in a single day Mon, 06 Oct, 2014

Sierra Leone recorded 121 deaths from Ebola and scores of new infections in one of the single deadliest days since the disease appeared in the West African country more than four months ago, government health statistics showed on Sunday.
U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630

U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630 Fri, 19 Sep, 2014

The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.
UN says $1.0 billion needed to fight Ebola

UN says $1.0 billion needed to fight Ebola Tue, 16 Sep, 2014

Nearly $1.0 billion dollars is needed to fight the Ebola outbreak raging in west Africa, the United Nations said Tuesday, more than doubling the estimate it made less than a month ago.
Ebola spread is exponential in Liberia, thousands of cases expected soon: WHO

Ebola spread is exponential in Liberia, thousands of cases expected soon: WHO Mon, 08 Sep, 2014

The Ebola virus is spreading fast in Liberia, where many thousands of new cases are expected over the coming three weeks, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
Ebola death toll jumps to more than 1,900: WHO

Ebola death toll jumps to more than 1,900: WHO Thu, 04 Sep, 2014

More than 1,900 people have now died of Ebola in west Africa, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, warning the world's worst-ever outbreak of the virus is still gathering pace.
Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' as hunt for patients goes on

Liberia 'losing grip on Ebola' as hunt for patients goes on Tue, 19 Aug, 2014

Liberia was desperately searching for 17 Ebola patients who fled an attack on a quarantine centre in the capital Monrovia, as the outbreak appeared to overwhelm authorities in west Africa's worst-hit nation.
Ebola crisis vastly underestimated, says WHO

Ebola crisis vastly underestimated, says WHO Fri, 15 Aug, 2014

The UN's health agency said the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
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