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Ebola Is Far From Over In Guinea And Sierra Leone

AP | YOUSSOUF BAH | Posted 06.25.2015 | Health News

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Despite hopes that the deadly Ebola outbreak could soon be contained in West Africa, it shows no signs of abating in Guinea a...

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 02.02.2015 | 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...

UN: Food Getting More Expensive, Scarcer In Ebola-Hit Countries

AP | ALEXANDRA OLSON and SARAH DILORENZO | Posted 11.02.2014 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international group Doctors Without Borders warned Tuesday that the world is losing the battle against Ebola and lamented ...

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...

2 New Ebola Deaths Confirmed In West Africa

AP | BOUBACAR DIALLO and CLARENCE ROY-MACAULAY | Posted 07.27.2014 | Healthy Living

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Two new deaths from the deadly Ebola disease were announced Monday by health authorities in Guinea and Sierra Leone, raising ...

Ebola Death Toll In West Africa Rises To 147

AP | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says 147 people have died from the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. In a statement posted o...

Ebola-Linked Deaths In West Africa Rise Over 100

AP | BOUBACAR DIALLO and SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Ebola could continue to spread in West Africa for months in one of the most challenging outbreaks of the disease the internat...

Ebola Patients Await Death In Guinea Wards

AP | BOUBACAR DIALLO | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Bakari Soumaoro carried his sick friend all the way to the hospital on his back, not realizing that the man's fever and chill...

Ebola Death Toll In Guinea Rises To 78

AP | BOUBACAR DIALLO and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 03.31.2014 | Healthy Living

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health authorities in Guinea are facing an "unprecedented epidemic" of Ebola, an international aid group warned Monday as the...

UPDATE: 8 Cases Of Ebola Turn Up In Guinea's Capital

AP | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Health officials in the West African nation of Guinea say they're now treating eight cases of Ebola in the capital. Dr. Sako...