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Rapid Detection and Response Are Essential to Stopping Ebola

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Rapid Isolation and Treatment of Ebola (RITE) teams in Liberia are slowing the epidemic, and CDC is working closely with governments and partners in Guinea and Sierra Leone to adopt similar rapid response strategies.

Every Single Kid Who Was Orphaned By Ebola In Guinea Has A Home

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact

Every child who was orphaned by Ebola in Guinea has a familiar place to call home -- an astounding development considering these kids were shunned jus...

Fight Ebola. Reopen the Schools.

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 12.03.2015 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

The Ebola crisis is not a health crisis. It is at its core a crisis of crushing poverty where health services are nonexistent or inadequate.

1 In 7 Pregnant Women Could Die In Ebola-Hit Countries: Charities

Reuters | Posted 01.11.2015 | Impact

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Nov 11 (Reuters) - The rate of women dying in childbirth in West African countries hit by the Ebola epidemic ...

New York Ebola Patient Enters Next Phase Of Illness

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.27.2014 | Healthy Living

The New York City doctor who tested positive for Ebola has entered the next phase of his illness, according to the New York City Health And Hospitals ...

Why We Must Raise Money for Ebola Now

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

For me, what is so ruthless about Ebola in particular, is the way it forces victims to anticipate death, be ostracized and feared and remain void of human touch and personal connection. My test results came back negative for Ebola. I had never been happier to have Malaria.

Ebola Deflating Hopes For 3 Poor African Economies (How To Help)

Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as their economies had begun to recover from the man-made horror of coups and civil war, the West African nations of Guinea, ...

'The Future Of Africa Is At Stake': Leaders Plead For More Ebola Aid

Reuters | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact

By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON, Oct 9 (Reuters) - African leaders chided the international community on Thursday for its slow response...

Superstition Is Deadly In Ebola Crisis

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 09.27.2014 | Religion

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Church leaders in West Africa are raising concerns over sporadic violence that has killed one of their own and frustrated efforts...

Report: 8 Ebola Health Care Workers Found Dead

Benjamin Hart | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

A spokesman for the government in Guinea said on Thursday that eight bodies were found two days after a group of health workers and journalists went m...

The Ebola Outbreak Started Way Earlier Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story's ba...

Liberians Fill Churches In Defiance Of Official Ebola Warnings

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2014 | World

By Clair MacDougall MONROVIA, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Liberians packed churches in the capital Monrovia on Sunday to seek solace from an ou...

8 Common Ebola Myths, Debunked

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Myths and rumors about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa are hindering health workers from doing their jobs abroad and causing unnecessary panic...

Ebola Nightmare Grips Liberia

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living

* Security forces ordered to impose strict measures * Isolation unit in capital overflowing * New isolation ward delayed...

Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson Calls For U.S. Travel Ban In Response To Ebola Outbreak

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) is calling on the Obama administration to impose a travel ban on three West African nations in response to a growing Ebola ...

Ebola Death Toll In West Africa Reaches 337

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living

(Adds WHO spokesperson) DAKAR, June 18 (Reuters) - The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has hi...

Ebola Deaths Spike In West Africa

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living

DAKAR, June 4 (Reuters) - At least 21 people died and 37 new cases of suspected Ebola were recorded in Guinea between May 29 and June 1, the World Hea...

Ebola Spreads From Rural Guinea To Capital

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living

By Saliou Samb CONAKRY, March 27 (Reuters) - A deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus suspected of killing at least 63 people has spread f...

Jan Diehm

LOOK: Tracing The Trail Of Ebola In Africa | Jan Diehm | Posted 07.30.2014 | Healthy Living

For the first time since 1994, the Ebola virus has surfaced in west Africa, thousands of miles away from the most recent outbreaks in Uganda and the D...