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Ebola Clinic Reopens in Guinea After Virus Resurfaces

Ebola Clinic Reopens in Guinea After Virus Resurfaces

  Conakry, Guinea – A medical charity said it had reopened its specialist Ebola clinic in southern Guinea to treat an infected woman and her child after the virus killed at ...

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Breakthrough In Quest for Ebola Vaccine

Breakthrough In Quest for Ebola Vaccine

  Paris, France – An Ebola test vaccine provided blanket protection in a field trial in Guinea, researchers said, possibly heralding “the beginning of the end” for the devastating West African ...

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Number of New Ebola Cases Rises for First Time in 2015: WHO

Number of New Ebola Cases Rises for First Time in 2015: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – The weekly number of new Ebola cases registered across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone rose in the last week of January, marking the first hike in 2015, the ...

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Liberia ‘Optimistic’ of Zero Ebola Cases by End-Feb

Liberia ‘Optimistic’ of Zero Ebola Cases by End-Feb

  Geneva, Switzerland – Liberia, once the country worst hit by the Ebola outbreak, hopes to have no new cases by the end of next month, a government minister said on Monday. The ...

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World Bank Trims Estimate of Ebola Economic Cost

World Bank Trims Estimate of Ebola Economic Cost

  Washington, United States – The World Bank trimmed its estimates of the economic damage of the Ebola epidemic Tuesday, but warned that the three main affected countries would still bear a ...

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Ebola Death Toll Hits 8,235: WHO

Ebola Death Toll Hits 8,235: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland  – The global death toll from the Ebola outbreak centred in west Africa has jumped to 8,235 out of 20,747 recorded cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. Almost all ...

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Experts Meet in Geneva to Review Ebola Vaccines: WHO

Experts Meet in Geneva to Review Ebola Vaccines: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – Experts will gather in Geneva this week to review progress on possible vaccines against the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. The international health community is desperately ...

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Ebola Death Toll Tops 8,000: WHO

Ebola Death Toll Tops 8,000: WHO

  Geneva, Switzerland – The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 8,153 out of 20,656 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Monday. Almost all the deaths and ...

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