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By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak in West Africa: MSF says ‘We have reached our limits’

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which saw it’s beginnings in February 2014, has grown and spread to become the largest and deadliest outbreak of the lethal virus since first seen in Zaire in 1976. More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, June 23rd, 2014
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Ebola deaths in West Africa now at 350

Just days after a senior official for Doctors Without Borders told news organizations that the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak was “out of control”, the World Health Organization (WHO) More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Ebola outbreak update: New cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia

Guinea Between 14 and 16 June 2014, a total of 7 new cases and 5 new deaths were reported from Gueckedou (4 cases and 5 deaths) and Boffa (3 cases and 0 deaths). This brings the cumulative number of cases and deaths More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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West Africa Ebola cases eclipse 400, MSF to set up treatment center in Sierra Leone

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases reported in West Africa continues to climb with cases being reported in Boffa on Guinea’s coast to Telimele in Kindia region. New patients have also been registered More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Ebola in West Africa. Is it the worst Ebola outbreak ever?

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which saw it’s first cases appear in February 2014 in Guinea, the first time ever seen in west Africa, doesn’t appear to be close to ending as new cases are popping More...

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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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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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 Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Canada: Returning traveler from Africa ‘being examined for a suspected case of viral hemorrhagic fever’

With the news of an outbreak of Ebola virus in the western African nation of Guinea, and the possibility the outbreak has spread over the border into neighboring Liberia, the world has it’s eye on that part 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 Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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Lassa fever outbreak kills eight in Liberia

An outbreak of of the viral disease, Lassa fever, in Central Liberia in West Africa has sickened a at least a dozen people, according to a communication in ProMED-mail today. Bong County Health Officer Dr. Samson More...


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