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3 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Ebola fears hit close to home

Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Liberia Travel, Guinea, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

7 hrs ago | The Perspective

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Liberia's 167th Independence Day Oration Delivered by George Klay Kieh, Jr. Professor Of Political Science & Former Dean Of The College Of Arts And Sciences, University Of West Georgia An oration marking the celebration of the 167th Independence Anniversary of the Republic of Liberia, sponsored by the Liberian Association of Metropolitan Atlanta , ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Asia, Georgia, University of Georgia West Georgia State, Gwinnett County, GA, Lilburn, GA, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

12 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working in Liberia.

Flash Flood Watch issued July 28 at 4:34AM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Garfield, Mesa Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 9:10PM MDT expiring July 29 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Mesa, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, San Miguel Flash Flood Watch issued ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Boone, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

International Business Times

Top Liberian Doctor Dies of Ebola Virus in West Africa

The deadly Ebola virus outbreak which affected over 670 people in West Africa is now taking its toll on doctors.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Taylor

Breitbart.com

Africa's Ebola Crisis: Two Americans Infected as Liberia Goes on Lockdown

The growing ebola virus epidemic in Africa has claimed a second American victim, an aid worker infected while treating patients.

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

KFVS12

American doctor infected with Ebola in Liberia

Officials in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine say at least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two cities held by separatist militants.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Iraq

102.3 SUNNY FM

Two Americans Have Now Been Diagnosed With Ebola in Record Outbreak

At least two Americans are now infected with the Ebola virus, part of an ' out of control ' outbreak that the World Health Organization is calling the worst on record.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Bellingham Herald

Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measures

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the measures late Sunday after the first meeting of a new taskforce she created and is chairing to contain the disease, which has killed 129 people in the country and more than 670 across the region.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Togo, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

WCAX-TV Burlington

Aid Group: 2 Americans have Ebola in Liberia

Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Salt Lake City, UT

St. Petersburg Times

2 Americans in Liberia infected by Ebola virus

An American physician was being treated Sunday for the deadly Ebola virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the outbreak.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Sirleaf Announces Tough New Measures Against Ebola

Special Statement by the Chair of the National Task Force on Ebola, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following the first meeting of the Task Force at the President's Office today.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

KMPH-TV Fresno

Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Train Disaster

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Liberians gather in Worcester to mark anniversary

There would be no official parade, but the mood of the group of Liberians gathered in front of City Hall Saturday morning remained upbeat.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Worcester, MA, Worcester County, MA

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: JFK Hospital Chief Medical Doctor dies of Ebola

This is a bad night. Via FrontPageAfrica: Ebola Claims Life of JFK Chief Medical Doctor, Samuel Brisbane .

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

The Tribune

Official: Ebola kills senior doctor in Liberia

One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said Sunday, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat the deadly disease.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Uganda, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The Honolulu Advertiser

Nigeria death shows Ebola can spread by air travel

ABUJA, Nigeria >> Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

An aid organization says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Boone, NC

The New Zealand Herald

American doctor tests positive for Ebola

An aid organisation says that an American doctor working with Ebola patients in Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: UNICEF SitRep #41, July 25

A Between 21 and 23 July, 36 additional suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases and four additional deaths of suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases had been reported in Liberia.

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

Sydney Morning Herald

Ebola victim on the run in Sierra Leone capital

Panic: A health worker with disinfectant spray walks down a street outside the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Guinea

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