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By Stephen Nevets On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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Fathom Events, Samaritan Purse adds ‘Facing Darkness’ encore screening for April 10

FACING DARKNESS is a new documentary that tells the story of how Samaritan’s Purse raced against time to rescue two of their own team stricken with the deadly Ebola virus. The one-night cinema event also includes More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 2nd, 2016
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Ebola ‘flare-up’: Last patients discharged, 42-day clock has begun

Liberia’s and Guinea’s last known Ebola patients in a latest flare-up of the disease that hit both countries have now been discharged. All remaining contacts of confirmed cases that were placed under a 3-week More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Ebola screening expected to increase at airports as Ashoka Mukpo back in US

Another American patient with Ebola arrived in the United States on Monday, reminding the nation that the virus killing thousands of people in West Africa will likely continue crossing U.S. borders. Ashoka Mukpo, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Darryl Williams to lead 3,000 troops in ‘War on Ebola,’ Lamar Alexander compares it to ISIS

President Obama has announced the new plan to combat Ebola with troops deployed to Liberia, Africa to set up a command center and oversee 3,000 troops to assist with training new health workers and setting up new More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 6th, 2014
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Four AG Pastors die from Ebola while serving in Liberia

While the Ebola outbreak continues in Africa, four Assemblies of God pastors have reportedly also passed away after contracting the Ebola virus. Image/CDC According to AG World Missions in a Sept. 4 statement, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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Nigerian community protests Ebola quarantine center, another center attacked

Citizens from the Down Quarters area of Kaduna South Local Government of Kaduna State staged a peaceful protest on Wednesday over the proposed location of an Ebola quarantine center within the community. This comes More...

By Guest Author On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Nurses Play a Vital Role During Dangerous Outbreaks

The recent Ebola outbreak has killed more than 1,200 people in West Africa, making it the region’s deadliest battle with Ebola since the virus was discovered in 1976. In the trenches, nurses not only treat patients More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Samaritan’s Purse doctor, Kent Brantly, stable after Ebola virus infection

Dr Brantly, working in Liberia, has tested positive for Ebola photo/Samaritan’s Purse  A spokeswoman for an Samaritan’s Purse says the American doctor who contracted Ebola is receiving intensive More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, June 27th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak: WHO calls on border countries to prepare, trade and travel restrictions would make matters worse

The World Health Organization (WHO), in a grim warning to the neighboring countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, says to prepare for the arrival of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), as the virus had the potential More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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Ebola Virus Disease: No travel or trade restrictions for Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone

The World Health Organization (WHO) said today that it does not recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied to Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone based on the current information available for this More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 31st, 2014
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Liberia: Two test positive for Ebola

The Liberian Ministry of Health has reported that at least two people have been confirmed positive for Ebola, according to an update Sunday. Image/CIA Health officials say as of 29 March, seven clinical samples, More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Ebola: Three deaths in Liberia

UPDATE: Liberia backtracks on Ebola statement The Ebola outbreak that began in the forested areas of south eastern Guinea has spread to neighboring Liberia, according to a report in the Daily Observer Tuesday. Image/CIA In More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 22nd, 2014
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Ebola confirmed as cause of deadly outbreak in Guinea

In a follow-up to a report earlier this week of a “mystery disease” in the west African nation of Guinea is a mystery no more- the country has confirmed the etiologic agent causing the hemorrhagic fever More...


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