Deadly Ebola returns to Eastern Sierra Leone's Kailahun district

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Deadly Ebola returns to Eastern Sierra Leone's Kailahun district 

MOSCOW, April 5 — A 9-month-old boy tested positive for Ebola after he died in Sierra Leone's eastern district of Kailahun, the first case of the disease in the area on Guinea's border in almost four months, news reports said.

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Ebola death toll worldwide exceeds 10,000 — WHO

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola death toll worldwide exceeds 10,000 — WHO 

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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Sierra Leone says three-day lockdown to contain Ebola "successful"

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sierra Leone says three-day lockdown to contain Ebola "successful" 

FREETOWN, March 30 — The authorities in Sierra Leone have described a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola disease which ended Sunday as "a success."

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Ebola more deadly for young children: study

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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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Spotlight: China praised for endeavor to fight Ebola in W. Africa

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By Xinhua Writer Shuai Rong, Jiang Yan

BRUSSELS, March 5 (PNA/Xinhua) — China was commended for its positive role in the global fight against fatal Ebola virus in West African countries.

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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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Military healthcare worker returns to Britain for Ebola monitoring

February 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Military healthcare worker returns to Britain for Ebola monitoring 

LONDON, Feb. 1 — A British military healthcare worker arrived back in Britain from Sierra Leone for Ebola monitoring, Public Health England (PHE) confirmed on Saturday.

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China continues support for Sierra Leone despite waning Ebola fears: ambassador

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on China continues support for Sierra Leone despite waning Ebola fears: ambassador 

FREETOWN, Jan 24 — Chinese ambassador to Sierra Leone Zhao Yanbo has said china will not stop its support to Sierra Leone until the Ebola disease is over.

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WHO: 2.5-M people get emergency response medicine in Sierra Leone

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on WHO: 2.5-M people get emergency response medicine in Sierra Leone 

GENEVA/FREETOWN, Jan. 23 — Two successive emergency response campaigns in Sierra Leone to distribute anti-malarial drugs to people living in areas affected by the Ebola virus disease outbreak have successfully reached more than 2.5 million people.

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