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33 min ago | The Times of India

US doctor beats Ebola, leaves Atlanta hospital

WASHINGTON: The American doctor who fell ill with the dangerous Ebola virus while working in Liberia has recovered and is being released from an Atlanta hospital, an aid group said on Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | Warwick Courier

More inspirations nominated

There is little more than a week left to nominate that 'inspirational' person for this year's Citizen of the Year awards.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Violence erupts in Liberia's Ebola-hit slum

Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia's capital on Wednesday when soldiers opened fire and used tear gas on protesting crowds as they evacuated a state official and her family.

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

13 hrs ago | Scoop

Ebola: UN Convenes Ethical Review of Experimental Drugs

A government health worker at the Kenema Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone attends to a victim.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Sierra Leone's 365 deaths from ebola linked back to one healer who...

America's FAILED raid to rescue James Foley: White House reveals how US special forces stormed ISIS camp just a month ago - only to find hostages weren't there .

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Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Ebola update, August 20

Ebola outbreak update: As of today, 20 August 2014, we have a total of 225 patients who have survived Ebola Virus Disease and subsequently discharged.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Crofs Blogs

Sierra Leone: Free electricty for Ebola holding centre in Freetown

The Ministry of Energy in collaboration with the National Power Authority which is on the verge of handing over its powers and services to the Electricity and Distribution Supply Authority and the Electricity Generation and Transmission Company for an improved service delivery, is now set to provide free electricity supply to the Ebola Holding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

USA Today

No end in sight to Ebola outbreak, official says

There is no end in sight to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, according to the head of the World Health Organization.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Baylor College of Medicine

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Minister reassures easterners

The Minister of Internal Affairs Joseph Bandabla Dauda has reassured the people in the Eastern region of Government's commitment to fight the Ebola Virus Disease.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ernest Bai Koroma

Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Nigerian, Sierra Leonean Journalists Learn Investigative Skills

Journalists in Nigeria and Sierra Leone and Nigeria say they plan to apply newly-acquired investigative reporting techniques to uncover wrongdoing in each country.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa, World News, Journalism, Drugs

The Daily Beast

Fighting Ebola With Film By Abby Haglage

The people of Sierra Leone have little faith in the government or foreign doctors so courageous local filmmakers are showing people how to do battle with Ebola.

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

International Business Times

Travel Alert: Canada Issues Warning Against Chikungunya Disease in Caribbean

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Travel, Sierra Leone Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Health Care Provider, Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Crofs Blogs

In Sierra Leone, 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer

In a long day full of "Oh shit" news, this-despite its overwrought writing- is the shittiest.

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

Columbia Daily Herald

Students raising funds to fight Ebola

Students Amania Robinson-Taylor, Maddie Barnett and Selena Barnett explain their efforts to help orphans in Sierra Leone before the Board of Mayor and Aldermen and city residents.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Spring Hill, TN, Williamson County, TN

The Washington Post

Body Bag Shortage Means Ebola Dead Can't Be Buried in Liberia

The bodies of some Ebola victims in the region of Liberia hit hardest by the outbreak can't be buried because there are no body bags, adding to the obstacles the West African nation faces as it tries to tame the virus.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Santa Barbara, CA, Business News

Mashable

Air France Crews Petition to Stop Flights to Ebola-Affected Countries

More than 700 Air France staff have signed a petition asking the airline to stop flights to the West African countries hit hard by Ebola.

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

The Nation

If Ebola hits Lagos, we're in big trouble

Liberians look on at the body of a victim of Ebola on a street corner in the capital Monrovia on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Nigeria, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Opinion

Get Reading

Sierra Leone community rallies to help fight ebola outbreak

An outbreak of the deadly disease has been ongoing in Sierra Leone since May, and is believed to be the largest outbreak in history Members of the town's Sierra Leone community have joined forces with a Reading-based charity to raise funds to help people in the West African country struck down by ebola.

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Vanguard

Liberia issues 'shoot on sight' order on Sierra Leonean immigrants

In a related development, Liberia's armed forces have reportedly been given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighbouring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of ebola.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola in Liberia: Troops ordered to shoot anyone crossing border at night

Armed Forces of Liberia Deputy Chief of Staff , Col Eric W. Dennis, has ordered soldiers deployed at the borderlines in Bomi and Grand Cape Mount counties, Western Liberia, to shoot any individual/s crossing into the country from neighboring Sierra Leone under the cover of darkness.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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