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  • Sierra Leona y Liberia despliegan tropas en intento por contener brote de ébola

    FREETOWN/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia y Sierra Leona desplegaron el lunes cientos de soldados como parte de un plan de emergencia, a fin de contener un letal brote del virus del ébola que ha causado la muerte de 887 personas en África, en una jornada en...
  • Ebola death toll hits 887, more infected in Nigeria

    Ebola death toll hits 887, more infected in Nigeria
    The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak had risen to 887 by Aug. 1, while the total number of cases in the four West African countries affected stood at 1,603 on the same date, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Nigeria, the...
  • Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud

    Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud
    Lagos, la capital de Nigeria, registró el lunes su segundo caso de ébola en un médico que atendió al estadounidense Patrick Sawyer, una víctima de la enfermedad fallecida el mes pasado, informó el ministro de Salud del país africano.     Sawyer murió en...
  • Glasgow revels in Bolt buzz and warm glow

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - The Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved to be much more than just 'Friendly' as Scottish culture, sport and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt combined to create a memorable 11-day event. The success of the Games was assured with the...
  • Politics of Ebola as deadly as the virus

    Politics of Ebola as deadly as the virus
    The arrival of a man infected with Ebola virus in Lagos, Nigeria — Africa's largest city — last week was certainly an alarming development, but it's also in some ways a distraction. Nigeria has far more resources to throw at the problem than...
  • Anyanwu relies on grass-roots campaign in District 4

    Anyanwu relies on grass-roots campaign in District 4
    Dressed in a Redskins jersey, jean shorts and brown flip-flops, Chike Anyanwu greeted just about everyone Sunday who entered the cafeteria of Annapolis Area Christian School. The school is the meeting place of Crossroads Church, where Anyanwu and his...
  • Presidente de Nigeria destituye a ejecutivos de petrolera estatal

    ABUYA (Reuters) - El presidente nigeriano Goodluck Jonathan sustituyó a los cuatro principales ejecutivos de Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), dijo su gabinete el sábado, interviniendo en una de las instituciones más poderosas del país y...
  • Infected Ebola relief worker due to arrive in U.S. today

    Infected Ebola relief worker due to arrive in U.S. today
    Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, will be flown to the United States and treated in isolation at an Atlanta hospital, officials said on Friday. A plane equipped to transport Dr. Kent...
  • Ebola is outstripping control efforts, top WHO official warns

    Fears rose Friday that the Ebola virus may have spread as Nigerian authorities said they have quarantined two people who may have the disease and have another 69 under observation. With fears the disease may get a toehold in Nigeria’s most...
  • Nigeria’s Amalaha stripped of weightlifting gold

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha has been stripped of her Commonwealth Games weightlifting gold medal after failing a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Friday. The 16-year-old, who won gold in the women's...
  • Chill out, America: An Ebola reality check

    In West Africa, uneasiness is in the air. The world’s worst Ebola outbreak, one that has killed more than 900 people in four countries, is slowly but surely taking its toll on the region. There is no cure for the disease. It’s fair to say,...
  • U.S. 'needs more data' before sharing Ebola drugs, Obama says

    U.S. 'needs more data' before sharing Ebola drugs, Obama says
    President Obama said he would need more information about a set of experimental drugs before he could advocate sharing the treatment with West African nations fighting the Ebola virus. “I don’t have enough data right now to offer an...