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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director, Dr. Tom Frieden just returned from West Africa to get a bird’s eye view of the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, the largest...

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Less than two weeks of the recovery and release of Ebola infected health workers, Samaritan’s Purse physician, Dr. Kent Brantly and SIM USA nurse, Nancy Writebol, the  international Christian mission...

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Results from virus sequencing of samples from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were received last night. The virus is the Zaire strain, in a lineage most closely related to...

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2 September 2014, Rome – Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor...

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On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Between 28 July and 18 August 2014, a...

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In a follow-up to the news of the first case of Ebola in Senegal, the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare reports the patient, a student at a university in Guinea Conakry, is in “satisfactory”...

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A university student from Guinea, who contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in that country, who traveled to Senegal has become the country’s first Ebola case. According to an Associated Press...

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Nigeria has reported it’s sixth wild poliovirus -1 (WPV 1) case of the year in Kano State, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Wednesday. This most recent case, which had...

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In an update from the World Health Organization (WHO) today, the first in about a week, the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa continues to accelerate with more than 40% of the total number...

A large majority of Nigerians don’t think the health infrastructure in the country is capable to deal with the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, according to a NOIPolls Limited survey conducted...