Ebola may stop spreading by end of 2015

September 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola may stop spreading by end of 2015 

GENEVA, Sept. 10 — African countries are expected to be declared Ebola-free by the end of 2015, said World Health Organization (WHO) Assistant Director-General Bruce Aylward on Wednesday.

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Nigeria on alert after Ebola resurfaces in Liberia

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nigeria on alert after Ebola resurfaces in Liberia 

LAGOS, July 3 — The Nigerian government on Thursday alerted the people living in the country to be vigilant and embrace basic hygiene as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) reemerges in Liberia.

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African leaders to attend Liberia's Ebola-free declaration ceremony

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on African leaders to attend Liberia's Ebola-free declaration ceremony 

MONROVIA, May 10 — The Ebola virus that rages in the West African state of Liberia is now all but history as World Health Organization (WHO) and other leading diseases control organizations witnessed the declaration of Liberia an Ebola-free country.

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U.S. congratulates Liberia on eliminating Ebola: White House

May 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on U.S. congratulates Liberia on eliminating Ebola: White House 

WASHINGTON, May 10 — The U.S. government on Saturday congratulated Liberia for the end of the Ebola outbreak in the West African country.

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Ebola-hit African countries move into early recovery after 'dramatic progress' – WHO chief

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola-hit African countries move into early recovery after 'dramatic progress' – WHO chief 

WASHINGTON, April 17 — World Health Organization (WHO) director-general Margaret Chan on Thursday hailed the "dramatic progress" the Ebola-stricken West African countries have made in the fight against the deadly disease, saying she is "looking for ways" to help them move into an early recovery phase.

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Obama warns against Ebola complacency despite 'major progress'

April 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Obama warns against Ebola complacency despite 'major progress' 

WASHINGTON, April 16 — Despite "major progress" in the fight against Ebola, U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned against complacency and said the goal now is to get to zero cases.

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Ebola death toll worldwide exceeds 10,000 — WHO

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MOSCOW, March 31 — The total number of people killed worldwide by the Ebola virus has reached 10,365, according to the latest statistical report published by the World Health Organization on Monday.

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Ebola more deadly for young children: study

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola more deadly for young children: study 

WASHINGTON, March 26 — Ebola is more likely to be fatal for children under five, an international team of scientists led by Imperial College London and the World Health Organization (WHO) said Wednesday.

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Doctors Without Borders closes Ebola management center in Liberian

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Doctors Without Borders closes Ebola management center in Liberian 

MONROVIA, March 26 — The international medical organization, Doctors Without Borders or M¨¦decins Sans Fronti¨¨res (MSF), has closed its Ebola management center in Liberia due to the decreased number of Ebola cases in the country, it said on Wednesday.

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Liberia records two suspected Ebola cases

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Liberia records two suspected Ebola cases 

MONROVIA, March 26 — Two new suspected Ebola cases have been recorded in Liberia following announcement of a patient tested positive for Ebola on Friday after weeks with no new cases, an official has disclosed.

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