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  • American missionary battling Ebola to arrive in U.S. on Tuesday

    As a deadly Ebola virus outbreak produced more victims in West Africa, an American missionary stricken with the disease was expected to arrive in the United States on Tuesday to join a U.S. doctor receiving treatment at Emory University Hospital in...
  • 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 rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...
  • Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola

    Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola
    Health workers in West Africa appealed for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia shut a hospital where several staff were infected, including a Spanish priest. Liberian President Ellen...
  • Africans, three Ebola experts call for access to trial drug

    The president of Liberia called Wednesday for three days of prayer and fasting as “the ultimate solution” to the Ebola virus ravaging West Africa. But many people in Africa and elsewhere called for another potential solution: wider...
  • Sub-Saharan Africa bond issuance booms

    (Reuters) - Bond issuance volumes from sub-Saharan African have already surpassed last year's levels with the promise of more to come. African issuance has dominated CEEMEA supply over the past month, with at least three more transactions possible over...
  • Liberia closes almost all borders to contain Ebola outbreak

    MONROVIA, Liberia Liberia on Monday closed almost all of its borders in a bid to halt the spread of Ebola after a third doctor working to contain the virus in West Africa contracted the deadly disease. Only five entry points, including James Spriggs...
  • 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...
  • Minnesota woman who lost husband to Ebola urges aid to fight virus

    Minnesota woman who lost husband to Ebola urges aid to fight virus
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Minnesota wife of a Liberian-American man who died last week in Nigeria from the Ebola virus said on Tuesday she wants to use his memory to spur efforts to fight the disease, which has also infected two U.S. relief workers in...
  • 2 Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

    2 Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug
    Liberia said on Tuesday it would treat two infected doctors with the scarce experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, the first Africans to receive the treatment, while authorities in Spain said a 75-year-old priest had died of the disease. The death toll from the...
  • Alex Gibney's 'Finding Fela!' finds facts but not feelings

    Alex Gibney's 'Finding Fela!' finds facts but not feelings
    An audacious performer and iconoclast, the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti proves a challenging subject for a conventional documentary. That's a theme of sorts in Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela!," a film that's admirably comprehensive but disappointingly short...
  • Minnesota woman grieves for 9 relatives lost to Ebola

    MINNEAPOLIS Cynthia Kwennah's father fell ill in June in Liberia, where doctors told family members that he was suffering from typhoid and malaria. They rallied at his bedside to try to nurse him back to health, at one point admitting him to a hospital....