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1 hr ago | This is Oxfordshire
Members of a volunteer medical team wear special uniforms for the burial of seven people who died of Ebola in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on Tuesday Scientist Adrian Hill, of Headington, is leading clinical trials into the deadly illness at the Jenner Institute at Oxford's Churchill Hospital A call has now gone out for Oxfordshire residents to play a ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Switched
A member of a volunteer medical team wears a special uniform for the burial of seven people, sterilized after dying due to the Ebola virus, in Kptema graveyard in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 26, 2014.
8 hrs ago | Yahoo!
The West African state of Senegal became the fifth country to be touched by the world's worst Ebola outbreak on Friday, while riots broke out in neighboring Guinea where infection rates are rising fast.
Ecobank Limited on the 26th August, 2014 donated a cheque of Le225 million equivalent to $50,000 to President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma as part of their contribution towards the fight against the Ebola virus disease in the country.
Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have used chemical agents - most likely chlorine - in at least eight attacks this year and systematically committed massacres and other war crimes, while the Islamic State has perpetrated attacks on civilians that amount to crimes against humanity, a U.N. report said Wednesday.
Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, talks with staff from Doctors Without Borders during a visit to the nonprofit group's newest Ebola treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia.
Mr. Augustine Goba, laboratory director at Kenema Government Hospital Lassa fever laboratory, diagnosed the first case of Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Earlier in August, photographer Pete Muller was on assignment in Sierra Leone, following the Ebola story.
Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic changes in the virus as it leapt from person to person, changes that could blunt the effectiveness of diagnostic tests and experimental treatments now in development, researchers said on Thursday.
A Texas prosecutor has says a drunken driver who slammed into a truck, killing two boys, deserved punishment within the judicial system, but not at the hands of the boys' father.
ACCRA: Ebola-hit nations met for crisis talks Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed.
The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated on Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.
Executive Director Health Alert Victor Lansana Koroma in an exclusive interview with this medium at his office at 18 Dundas Street Freetown said he visited 4 District Government hospitals where he met hospitals closed down with no doctor and nurses to attend to patients that visit the hospitals for medical care.
A British nurse infected with ebola in Sierra Leone might have caught it while playing with a toddler whose mother had died of the deadly disease, a colleague has said.
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An epidemiologist who was infected with Ebola virus while working for the World Health Organization in Sierra Leone arrives in Germany for treatment.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:33 pm
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