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August 19

  • West Africa: Number of Ebola Cases Tops 2,000 - WHO

    Deutsche Welle

    The number of people infected with Ebola is showing no signs of slowing, according to the World Health Organization. The deadly virus has spread across Sierra Leone, Liberia,... Read more »

  • Africa: Guinea Hosts Togo in Casablanca


    Guinea has confirmed it will host Togo in their Group E qualifier of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations - Morocco 2015 on Friday, 5 September 2014 in Casablanca, Morocco. Read more »

August 18

August 17

  • Kenya: Kenya Bans West African Travellers

    Deutsche Welle

    Kenya has become the latest country to ban passengers from Ebola-hit countries in West Africa. The Kenyan government said the measure applied to anyone who had traveled through... Read more »

August 16

August 15

  • West Africa: Ebola 'Vastly Underestimated,' Says UN Agency


    World Health Organization (WHO) officials on Thursday warned the magnitude of the Ebola outbreak had been "vastly" underestimated. Read more »

  • West Africa: Voices On the Ground - Working to Stop Ebola


    The Ebola outbreak that started in February has killed more than 1,000 people across West Africa — in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone — triggering an... Read more »

  • West Africa: Europe Pledges Support Over Ebola [press release]


    Foreign Affairs Council meeting - the Council adopted the following conclusions: Read more »

  • West Africa: Ebola Hurts Economies in West Africa


    The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa is likely to hurt economic growth and government finances in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone and perhaps Nigeria, according to a key... Read more »

  • West Africa: Ebola - Cases, Deaths 'Vastly Underestimated,' Says UN Health Agency

    UN News

    Health workers at Ebola outbreak sites are seeing evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths "vastly underestimate" the magnitude of the crisis as they work around the... Read more »

August 14

  • West Africa: Ebola Pioneer Backs Experimental Drug Tests


    discovered the Ebola virus in 1976 says "it is now or never" when it comes to testing experimental drugs that could help humans fight Ebola. Guido van der Groen says conditions in... Read more »

  • West Africa: Media On Ebola - Sensationalist or Promoting Public Health?

    Deutsche Welle

    Local media in West Africa have a crucial role to play in keeping the population informed about the Ebola outbreak. But there is much debate over how they should be performing this... Read more »

  • Liberia: Guinea Border Remains Open - Ambassador Dore Discloses


    Despite the threats posed by the Ebola virus disease in the Mano River Union countries, the Government of the Republic of Guineahas announced its borders with Liberia will remain... Read more »

  • West Africa: USAID Commits $12 M+ for Ebola in West Africa

    The Point

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officials announced this week more than $12 million in additional funding to help curb the West African Ebola outbreak. Since the... Read more »

  • West Africa: Ebola Update

    The Point

    According to what we gathered from international media reports, Guinea Bissau on Wednesday closed its borders with Guinea Conakry to prevent the Ebola virus disease from reaching... Read more »

August 13

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