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By The Dispatch On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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‘Facing Darkness’ returns to cinemas tonight for encore screening

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. SCREENING TIME: Monday, April 10, 2017; More...

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 The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Discovery, ABC to air ‘Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak’ with Dr Richard Besser

Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health announced that the networks will simulcast EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK which premieres Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10PM. Discovery and ABC News partner to bring viewers More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Rick Sacra, Missionary doctor infected with Ebola, comes to US for treatment

The latest American to be infected with Ebola while working as a missionary doctor in Africa has been flown in to the Nebraska Medical Center in order to receive treatment. Missionary doctor Rick Sacra, 51, arrived 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 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 Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak: Contact tracing key to outbreak control as number of cases nears 1,000

With the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases closing in on 1,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says “contact tracing” is key to getting this, the largest Ebola outbreak in history, under More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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WHO Ebola press conference: ‘We expect to continue seeing Ebola cases for some months’

“This is one of the most challenging Ebola outbreaks that we have ever faced.” Sombering words from Assistant Director-General of the Health Security,  Dr. Keiji Fukuda during a press conference in More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Ebola ‘ruled out’ in Ghana girl, Guinea and Liberia numbers grow

The suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a young girl in Ghana has been ruled out by laboratory testing , according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today. Ebola virus Image/CDC The WHO reports More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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Ebola update: Liberia announces outbreak, suspected cases reported in Mali

UPDATE: Guinea Ebola numbers are 137 suspect/confirmed cases and 86 deaths. The Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) outbreak first reported from forested areas in south-eastern Guinea has continued to increase and evolve. In More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014
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Guinea Ebola numbers increase, Liberia cases remains unchanged

The Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 127 clinically compatible cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), of which 35 are laboratory confirmed by PCR. The total number includes 83 deaths 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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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 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...


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