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  1. How the music of Mali strikes a chord for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies There's nothing like hearing African music in Africa.

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  2. Mali declares itself Ebola-freeRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Mali is free of Ebola, the country's minister of health declared Sunday, saying that 42 days have passed since its last patient tested negative for the virus. In the outbreak afflicting West Africa - infecting more than 21,000 people and killing more than 8,400 of them, according to the World Health Organization - Mali has recorded eight Ebola cases, six of which resulted in death.

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  3. Mali declares itself Ebola-freeRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    Mali is free of Ebola, the country's minister of health declared Sunday, saying that 42 days have passed since its last patient tested negative for the virus. In the outbreak afflicting West Africa - infecting more than 21,000 people and killing more than 8,400 of them, according to the World Health Organization - Mali has recorded eight Ebola cases, six of which resulted in death.

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  4. Fear lingers in Mali despite no new Ebola casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Windsor Beacon

    A 17-year-old boy hawking disinfectant soap on the streets of this capital city says his business has grown as Malians have taken to washing their hands throughout the day. Even after the Malian government announced this month that the last person in the country with Ebola had recovered, locals remain paranoid about the virus that flared up briefly in Mali but has killed thousands in West Africa since the spring.

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  5. Contest seeks better Ebola gear for health workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Health workers like these at a Ebola virus center in Kayes, Mali, could soon get more sophisticated and safer protective gear. The well-prepared Ebola fighter in West Africa may soon have some new options: protective gear that zips off like a wet suit, ice-cold underwear to make life inside the sweltering suits more bearable, or lotions that go on like bug spray and kill the virus. 1 comment

  6. Emergency Ebola funding will safeguard global health and securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | The Hill

    President Obama has asked Congress for $6.2 billion in emergency funds to advance the U.S. fight against Ebola. I urge Congress to approve this funding, which is critical to containing the epidemic in West Africa, to improving the capabilities of American health systems to care for Ebola patients, and to developing vaccines and therapies to prevent and treat the disease.

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  7. Mali authorities report 1st Ebola case as epidemic spreads in W. AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Neepawa Press

    Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadly virus that now has affected six countries in the region and left nearly 5,000 dead. Health Minister Ousmane Kone made the announcement on Malian television, saying that the patient was a 2-year-old girl who had come from neighbouring Guinea, where the Ebola epidemic began last December.

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  8. Mali confirms two new Ebola casesRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Mali has confirmed two new Ebola cases after the death of five people due to the virus, the country's public health ministry has said. "Two confirmed cases have been placed in the treatment centre," Xinhua quoted a ministry statement as saying, adding that 271 people who had contact with them have been placed under medical surveillance.

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  9. Africa: Ebola - MSF Staff Member Evacuated From MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    Brussels/Madrid - The international medical humanitarian organisation Mdecins Sans Frontires confirms that one of its international staff members, a Spanish national, has been evacuated from Mali to Spain as a precautionary measure following an exposure incident. The staff member, a Spanish national on assignment in Bamako, was injured while working with a patient who had confirmed Ebola.

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  10. Ebola in Mali: Sitrep for November 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    In line with its commitment to transparency, the Government informs the national and international public opinion, through the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, the evolution of the disease Ebola in Mali. Four deaths in Bamako related Guinean patient, and one death in Kayes , for a total of five death; New suspect case was detected so far, including the examination of the first blood sample was negative.

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  11. Mali announces new Ebola caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Mali announced Saturday a new case of Ebola in a man who is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit in the capital Bamako. "Among two suspected cases who were being tested, one was found negative, the other positive.

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  12. Hope in Liberia, anxiety in Mali as Ebola battle ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Liberia has set itself the target of halting Ebola by the end of the year, but the battle is far from over in the rest of west Africa. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warned Friday that despite gains against the deadly epidemic the new outbreak in Mali was "very worrisome".

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  13. Ebola: MSF staff member evacuated from MaliRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Brussels/Madrid - The international medical humanitarian organisation MA decins SansFrontiA res confirms that one of its international staff members, a Spanish national, has been evacuated from Mali to Spain as a precautionary measure following an exposure incident. The staff member, a Spanish national on assignment in Bamako, was injured while working with a patient who had confirmed Ebola.

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  14. Ebola in Mali: Update, November 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    Consistent with its commitment to transparency, the Government informs the national and international public opinion, through the Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene, the evolution of the disease Ebola in Mali. The Government regrets to announce the death of the doctor declared positive, and was being treated in a specialized center.

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  15. Mali doctor dies of Ebola, taking toll up to sevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A doctor in Mali died of Ebola on Thursday after treating an imam who succumbed to the disease, taking the total toll in the west African country up to seven, health authorities said. The World Health Organization said the virus was "almost certainly re-introduced into Mali by a 70-year-old Grand Imam from Guinea, who was admitted to Bamako's Pasteur clinic on 25 October and died on 27 October."

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  16. Mali: MSF expands activities to fight Ebola outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    Via MSF.org: Mali: MSF expands activities to fight Ebola outbreak . This was evidently posted before the Spanish MSF volunteer was flown to Madrid today.

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  17. Mali: Response to Ebola raises questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    The failure of a large hospital in Mali detect cases of Ebola has raised questions about the preparedness of the health system of the country to eradicate the disease. "We have several confirmed cases," said Samba Sow director of the National Center for support in the fight against the disease , told IRIN.

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  18. Mali: Ebola update, November 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    The Malian Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene is overhauling its website, with very promising results. Here's one of today's posts: STATE OF THE FIGHT AGAINST DISEASE IN MALI EBOLA THE DATE Tuesday, November 18, 2014 .

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  19. Ebola in Mali: Isolation centre planned for KouremaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    An isolation center will be installed KourA malA , a Malian town on the border with Guinea, as part of preventive measures against the disease Ebola in Mali, does on Tuesday from official sources. This has was announced after a meeting of the Interdepartmental Management Committee focuses on Ebola, chaired by the Prime Minister of Mali, Moussa Mara epidemics, said a statement from the prime minister.

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  20. Mali: Ebola Detection Failure Raises QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The failure of a top Malian hospital to detect probable cases of Ebola has raised questions about whether the country's health system is sufficiently prepared to tackle the disease. "We have several confirmed cases," Samba Sow, head of the Mali's National Centre for Disease Control , told IRIN.

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