Suspected Ebola case reported in Vietnam

February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Suspected Ebola case reported in Vietnam 

HO CHI MINH CITY, Feb. 14 — A 27-year-old man was quarantined at a hospital in Ho Chi Minh City after coming back from Africa with Ebola symptoms, local media reported on Sunday.

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Second Ebola case since end of outbreak confirmed in Sierra Leone — reports

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Second Ebola case since end of outbreak confirmed in Sierra Leone — reports 

MOSCOW, Jan. 21 — A new Ebola case has been registered in Sierra Leone, the second since West Africa was declared Ebola-free last week, local journalists report.

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Sierra Leone teen dies of Ebola

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sierra Leone teen dies of Ebola 

FREETOWN, Sept. 15 — A 16-year-old schoolgirl in Sierra Leone died from the Ebola disease in a hospital on Sunday, the country's National Ebola Response Center has announced.

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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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Sierra Leone records 7 new cases of Ebola

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sierra Leone records 7 new cases of Ebola 

FREETOWN, July 13 — Seven cases of the Ebola virus have been record in Sierra Leone, the National Ebola Response Center (NERC) said Sunday.

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Indian-origin researcher helps in Ebola vaccine trials

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indian-origin researcher helps in Ebola vaccine trials 

MELBOURNE, May 20 — An Indian-origin researcher has helped in identifying the kind of human trial that is most effective for testing Ebola vaccines to stop future outbreaks of the deadly virus.

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Roundup: Ebola virus remains threat despite recent progress

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: Ebola virus remains threat despite recent progress 

GENEVA, May 20 — World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan Tuesday warned that the threat posed by the Ebola virus must not be forgotten despite successful efforts to abate the crisis.

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Ebola-free Liberia pledges support to remaining 2 Ebola-hit countries

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola-free Liberia pledges support to remaining 2 Ebola-hit countries 

MONROVIA, May 12 — Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has pledged to work with the remaining two Ebola-hit countries, Sierra Leone and Guinea, to achieve the position that Liberia has reached after the country was declared free of Ebola on Saturday.

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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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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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