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37 min ago | TIME.com

Liberian Government's Blunders Pile Up in the Grip of Ebola

People celebrate in a street outside of West Point slum in Monrovia, Liberia, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Metal, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

4 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Ebola Infects Third U.S. Aid Worker, a Doctor in Liberia

Bloomberg Intelligence's Sam Fazeli discusses the latest on the ebola virus outbreak in West Africa as U.S. scientists begin enrolling patients in safety trials for GlaxoSmithKline's experimental vaccine.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5 hrs ago | Drug Researcher

CMO Kentucky Bioprocessing grows Ebola mAb from tobacco

ZMapp, the experimental Ebola therapy given to a handful of infected patients in West Africa, is being produced in tobacco plants for Mapp Biopharmaceutical by CMO Kentucky Bioprocessing in collaboration with drugmaker Defyrus.

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Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Genetics, World News, Germany, Food and Drug Administration, Africa

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Another U.S. doctor in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

Governments move to stop the latest outbreak from spreading further as the death toll from the virus tops 1,300.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Ebola patient escapes Liberia quarantine, chased in market

Medical staff pursue a man infected with Ebola through a market near Monrovia, eventually surrounding him and bundling him into an ambulance as transfixed crowds watch.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Medicine

10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Ebola patient escapes Liberia quarantine, chased in market

A patient suffering from the deadly Ebola virus leaves quarantine in Monrovia and searches for food at a local market before being caught by doctors and forced back into an ambulance while scared and angry crowds watch.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: Nine die in a single family

A single family in the LPMC community in Ganta, Nimba County has been badly hit by the deadly Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

16 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Putney man helping rebuild health facilities in Liberia

The 66-year-old works for John Snow, Inc. , a public health firm based in Boston, and has been in the African nation of Liberia for the past four years, working on rebuilding and rehabilitating health facilities destroyed during the country's most recent civil war.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Malaria, Health

20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: NPA Steps Up Security Against Ebola

Authorities at the National Port Authority or NPA have stepped up security and put in place stringent measures to ensure that there is a zero outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus at the port facility.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Liberia's Ebola Curfew Hurting and Slowing Business Activities

Fighting Ebola in Liberia, a country now recording increase in the number of cases of the deadly virus is having a toll on commercial activities in the Capital Monrovia with normal business hours reduced and in some commercial areas, businesses are perpetually shut down due to a curfew imposed by the Government of Liberia ranging from 9:PM to 6:AM.

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

WFAA-TV Dallas

North Texas Liberians collect donations for Westa

"Any time you hear that phone ring, and you look on there, and it's a number from Liberia, my heart goes, 'Oh, God[.]'" North Texas Liberians collect donations for West Africa "Any time you hear that phone ring, and you look on there, and it's a number from Liberia, my heart goes, 'Oh, God[.]'" Check out this story on WFAA.com: ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: As C. H. Rennie Hospital Set to Reopen - Family Health Division Trains Nurses

In an effort to re-open the C. H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County, the Family Health Division of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare on Wednesday August 27, 2014 hold one-day Training Workshop for Nurses in Kakata.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine, Africa, World News

Reuters

Ebola health workers should get danger money, expert says

Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert said.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

KWQC-TV Davenport

Liberia extends stay-home order amid Ebola crisis

Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Health workers death toll mounts in W.Africa as Ebola spreads

Nigeria's health minister will hold an emergency meeting of state health commissioners on Monday as West Africa struggles to halt the deadly Ebola virus, amid growing concern at the toll among healthcare workers.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters,

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WICU12 Erie

Erie Organization Sending Aid as Ebola Death Toll Climbs

One country has been severely affected by the Ebola outbreak. As the death toll climbs and supplies fall short, a local human services organization, "Community of Caring," is sending aid.

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Crofs Blogs

Leadership and calm are urged in Ebola outbreak

Apologies for missing this excellent August 29 article in The New York Times : Leadership and Calm Are Urged in Ebola Outbreak .

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Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, World News, Africa

The Daily Star

Coping with Ebola crisis

Sergeant KM Mehedi Hasan of Special Weapons And Tactics of Dhaka Metropolitan Police was elated to learn that he had been selected to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa, Sierra Leone

NEWS.com.au

Ebola treatment invented by... Fujifilm?

WHEN Japan announced it was ready to supply a new drug to help combat the deadly Ebola virus, one unusual detail emerged - it would be made by Fujifilm.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

PhysOrg Weblog

Liberia's airport battles to contain Ebola

With the last rays of sunlight speckling the departures area at Liberia's international airport, passengers queue patiently to go through medical screening designed to show up the Ebola virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military, US News, US Air Force, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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