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By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Ebola update: 141 deaths in Guinea

The latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in west Africa was released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today and it shows that there is a cumulative total of 218 clinical cases of Ebola More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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Ebola outbreak: Guinea death toll up to 136

The situation in west Africa with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has shown increases in both clinically compatible cases and fatalities in Guinea, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today. Photo/CDC The More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 20th, 2014
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WHO Ebola update: Guinea over 200 cases, no changes in Liberia

The latest Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) update from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows the cumulative total of  clinical cases in the West African country of Guinea to be 203, as of Apr. 17. Of this total, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Ebola cases in Guinea near 200

The number of clinical cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and deaths associated with the disease have increased in both Guinea and Liberia, according to a World Health Organization update Thursday. Image/Charles More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, April 14th, 2014
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Ebola in Guinea and Liberia update

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in western Africa has increased both in number of  clinically compatible cases and deaths since last week, according to a World Health Organization update today. Photo/CDC The More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 11th, 2014
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Suspected Ebola cases in Sierra Leone tests positive for Lassa fever

In an update concerning the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the numbers have increased both in Guinea and Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 9 April, a cumulative total of 158 More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 6th, 2014
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Mali government notifies WHO of four suspected Ebola cases

Guinea’s neighbor to the northeast are reporting suspected cases of Ebola Viral Disease, according to the latest World Health Organization (WHO) update Apr.5. The Mali Ministry of Health has notified the 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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Médecins Sans Frontières: Guinea Ebola outbreak ‘unprecedented’

Because the Ebola outbreak in Guinea  has spread to the capital of Conakry and is found in several other locations, this has prompted the humanitarian organization, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to describe 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 Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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Ebola update: Number of deaths at 70, Senegal closes border

According to a World Health Organization update today, as of 28 March, the total number of suspected and confirmed cases in the on-going Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF) outbreak in Guinea has increased to 112, including More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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CDC issues travel notice for Guinea due to Ebola outbreak

The outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Guinea includes 86 suspected cases and 62 deaths, as of Mar. 26, according to the World Health Organization. Image/CIA Eleven of the reported cases have been confirmed More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak in Guinea: Death toll up to 62

The number of fatalities increased by two since yesterday in the Guinea Ebola outbreak, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update Mar.26. Ebola virus Image/CDC The total number of suspected cases in More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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Guinea reports one additional Ebola death

The numbers of fatalities associated with the Ebola outbreak in Guinea has increased by one since the last update, according to the a World Health Organization update today. Photo/CDC As of 25 March 2014, a total More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
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International Red Cross and Crescent deploy to Guinea

In response to the confirmed Ebola outbreak in the western African nation of Guinea, which as of Mar. 24, 86 cases have been reported, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Guinea Ebola outbreak up to 86 cases, six suspected cases investigated in Liberia

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported an Ebola outbreak update today for the African country of Guinea. Image/CIA The Guinea Ministry of Health notified the UN health body that there is now a total of 86 More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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Ebola outbreak in Guinea: Preliminary results show ‘strong homology with Zaire Ebolavirus’

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported being notified of the Ebola outbreak in forested areas south eastern Guinea by the Guinea Ministry of Health today. Image/CIA According to the information obtained 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...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, March 21st, 2014
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‘Mystery’ hemorrhagic fever strikes Guinea

A yet unidentified disease resembling a hemorrhagic fever has struck the west African nation of Guinea killing 23 people since February. Image/CIA At least 36 cases have been recorded by local health officials, More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, August 17th, 2013
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Guinea-Bissau cholera outbreak risks expected to ‘linger for several months’

The west African country of Guinea-Bissau has reported 700 cases of cholera thus far in 2013, making it the country in the region with the most cases, according to a IRIN, the humanitarian news and analysis service More...


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