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11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Africa's 'unprecedented' Ebola crisis

MORE than 800 cases of Ebola have been identified in Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the virus - and the UN is warning that the worst may be yet to come.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Korean News

Kim Il Sung Remembered in Foreign Countries

Round-table talks were held at the General Metal and Machine Company and the Enterprise for Water Project Designing and Control in Ethiopia, a reading session at construction site No.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Voice of America

West Africa Ebola Outbreak Claims More Than 500

A member of Doctors Without Borders walks along at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated, in Conakry, Guinea, June 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Guinea

Mon Jul 07, 2014

ITV

Inside the 'chilling' clinic treating the biggest outbreak of Ebola ever recorded

Doctors in yellow and white bio-hazard suits move slowly around a temporary complex of tents and outbuildings like extras in a science fiction film.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Africa, Guinea, Nursing

ITV

Could the deadly Ebola virus spread to Britain?

The "out of control" Ebola virus outbreak, which has killed over 400 people in West Africa, could spread to Britain and the rest of Europe if cases continue to rise in major cities, an expert has warned.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Times of Oman

Western African nations in crisis talks as Ebola spreads

A picture taken on June 28, 2014 shows members of Doctors Without Borders putting on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated.

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Related Topix: Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Star

Deadly ebola virus could hit Britain

It is feared passengers flying into Paris might carry the disease and could bring it to the UK if they travel on to London using the Eurostar.

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Related Topix: Africa, Guinea, World News,

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Los Angeles Times

As ebola virus spreads in West Africa, some blame health workers

Members of Doctors Without Borders put on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea, where people infected with the ebola virus are treated.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Ebola virus: What can stop killer's spread?

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.

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Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa, Guinea, Congo, Guinea-Bissau, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Xinhuanet

WHO links Ebola spread in West Africa to archaic cultural practices

The World Health Organization has attributed the continuing spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa to some outmoded cultural practices and traditional beliefs.

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AlertNet

Red Cross suspends Guinea Ebola treatment after staff attacked

A scientist separates blood cells from plasma cells to isolate any Ebola RNA in order to test for the virus at the European Mobile Laboratory in Gueckedou, Guinea, April 3, 2014.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Sky News

Africa Battles To Stop Deadly Spread Of Ebola

Hundreds have already died and a host of factors mean the virus is set to kill many more in some of the world's poorest countries.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea,

World Health Organization

Ebola virus disease, West Africa - update

Based on epidemiological analysis conducted by WHO, three major factors are contributing to patterns of transmission, which are currently responsible for the continuous propagation of Ebola virus disease in the sub-region.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Risk of Ebola spread in west Africa, warns WHO

The World Health Organization has warned that Ebola could spread beyond hard-hit Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to neighbouring nations, but insisted that travel bans were not the answer.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Crofs Blogs

West African states combine forces against Ebola

The Minister of Health and Sanitation, Miatta Kargbo and Team have concluded a one day Mano River Union Ministers of Health Meeting in Conakry, Guinea to strengthen collaboration, communication and coordination in the fight against the spread of the Ebola disease.

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Wall Street Journal

Glencore Expressed Interest in Guinea's Simandou North

Glencore PLC has told the government of Guinea that it is interested in rights to develop one of the world's most sought-after iron-ore projects, the country's Simandou deposit, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Medics vent anger at government inaction over Ebola

In a hospital in the Guinean capital Conakry, a doctor can barely conceal his anger over the Ebola crisis sweeping the country and the officials who once made hopeful pronouncements about the end of the outbreak.

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IRIN

Fighting Ebola and its myths

CONAKRY, 26 June 2014 - A months-long battle to bring West Africa's Ebola outbreak under control has stretched medical teams to the limit, while mistrust in some communities has impaired prevention work and raised questions about the delivery of health warnings.

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Related Topix: World News, Guinea, Africa, Liberia, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Journal Watch

Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Is Largest Ever

The ongoing Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa is now the largest such outbreak ever recorded, according to a report in MMWR .

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

WHAS11

Ebola epidemic in West Africa 'out of control'

"The epidemic is out of control," Dr. Bart Janssens, director of operations for Doctors Without Borders, said in a statement.

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