1st LD Writethru: Suspected Ebola patient tests negative in Japan

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1st LD Writethru: Suspected Ebola patient tests negative in Japan 

TOKYO, March 16 — A non-Japanese national who returned from Liberia has tested negative for the Ebola virus after developing a fever Sunday night, the Japanese Health Ministry said Monday.

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Man returning from Liberia tested for possible Ebola infection in Japan

March 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Man returning from Liberia tested for possible Ebola infection in Japan 

TOKYO, March 16 — A non-Japanese national who returned from Liberia is being tested for possible Ebola infection after having a fever Sunday night, the Japanese Health Ministry said Monday.

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Liberia to discharge confirmed Ebola case

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MONROVIA, March 5 — Liberia will on Thursday discharge the only confirmed Ebola case in the country, a top official said on Wednesday.

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Interview: UN official urges vigilance as Ebola situation improves

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By Alex Osei-Boateng

ACCRA, Feb. 24 (PNA/Xinhua) — A senior UN official has cautioned the three Ebola-affected West African Countries to remain vigilant and continue with safety measures until the disease gets completely contained.

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WHO: Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 9,353

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GENEVA, Feb. 17 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 9,353 while as many as 23,182 are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Monday.

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China provides food aid to Ebola-hit Liberia

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MONROVIA, Feb. 7 — china has delivered a consignment of 1,500 metric tons of food assistance to Liberia for distribution to Ebola patients at various Ebola treatment units across the country.

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Large trial of two Ebola vaccines begins in Liberia: U.S. NIH

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 — A large clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of two Ebola vaccines began in the West African country of Liberia on Monday, said the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), which sponsored the research.

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Russia to allocate USD8M to efforts to fight Ebola in 2015

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Russia to allocate USD8M to efforts to fight Ebola in 2015 

MOSCOW, Jan. 21 — Russia will allocate USD8 million to assist international efforts to fight the Ebola virus, the Russian government said Wednesday.

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UN reports Ebola-hit countries show progress in fight against virus

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MOSCOW, Jan. 20 — Guinea, Liberia and Sierra-Leone have demonstrated encouraging statistics on the number of Ebola virus cases, Deputy Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Farhan Haq has said.

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Recovery plan for Ebola-hit countries to be unveiled in February

January 20, 2015 by · Comments Off on Recovery plan for Ebola-hit countries to be unveiled in February 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 19 — The Ebola Recovery assessment for Guinea, Sierra-Leone and Liberia hit by the virus outbreak is being jointly undertaken by its governments in close collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European Union, the World Bank, and the African Development Bank and will be defined by the end of February, the Deputy Director of the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support with the UN Development Programme told RIA Novosti.

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