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  • U.S. orders diplomats' families to leave Liberia as Ebola spreads to fifth country

    U.S. orders diplomats' families to leave Liberia as Ebola spreads to fifth country
    The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday he has activated the agency's emergency operation center at the highest response level to help respond to the worst Ebola outbreak in history, which has killed 932...
  • Liberia president apologizes for high toll for Ebola health workers

    Liberia president apologizes for high toll for Ebola health workers
    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf apologized on Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers who have fought an Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people in three countries. Johnson Sirleaf pledged up to...
  • Liberia crea "pueblos de la plaga" en epicentro del brote de ébola

    BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - Para intentar controlar la epidemia de ébola que se extiende por África Occidental, Liberia puso en cuarentena remotas aldeas en el epicentro del virus, una medida que recuerda a los "pueblos de la plaga" de la Europa...
  • Hospital de EEUU dará de alta a médico tratado con fármaco experimental contra el ébola

    ABIYÁN (Reuters) - Un médico estadounidense que contrajo el ébola cuando atendía a víctimas del mortífero virus en Liberia se ha recuperado y será dado de alta el jueves del hospital donde fue tratado con un fármaco experimental, dijo la organización de...
  • 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...
  • Ebola Myths Recall Old Fears Of 'Dark Continent'

    Ebola Myths Recall Old Fears Of 'Dark Continent'
    The fear over the Ebola outbreak is great for stepping up efforts to fight the disease, but a healthy dose of realism would do most people some good too. First, the outbreak does not have anywhere near the fatality rate of up to 90 percent that has been...
  • A Simple Step To Slow Ebola Spread: Shoes

    Growing up in Konjo village in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone, I remember the walks. Long, cold morning walks to the farms. The daily trek to and from school. I didn't mind growing up this way. But I hated having to make these walks barefoot...
  • Efforts to stop the spread of Ebola in Africa will take 'many months'

    Efforts to stop the spread of Ebola in Africa will take 'many months'
    International efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa will take many more months as crushing poverty, dysfunctional health systems and widespread fear continue to fuel the epidemic, according to world health officials. In a series of...
  • Senegal's first Ebola case raises fear about virus' spread

    Senegal's first Ebola case raises fear about virus' spread
    Authorities in Senegal confirmed the country’s first Ebola case Friday, raising new fear about the disease’s spread through West Africa. The country, the fifth afflicted in what is already the worst Ebola outbreak on record, is a major hub...
  • Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says

    Ebola cases in West Africa may be vastly underreported, WHO says
    The United Nations health agency said Thursday that the world's worst Ebola outbreak is accelerating and could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control. More than 3,000 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in four...
  • Surviving Ebola: Africa cries out for healthcare boost

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Surviving sickness can make you stronger. So while a western corner of Africa writhes in the deadly grip of the Ebola virus, there are signs this emergency may serve as a wake-up call to strengthen spending and investment on...
  • Policía de Liberia arroja gases lacrimógenos para dispersar protestas por cuarentena ébola

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - La policía de Monrovia, la capital de Liberia, disparó el miércoles gases lacrimógenos para dispersar a una multitud que arrojaba piedras e intentaba salir de un barrio que quedó bajo cuarentena por causa del virus del ébola,...