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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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Where You Should NOT Travel For the Holidays

Being able to travel the world is one of the best benefits of being a free citizen. The world has many interesting places to visit. It can be inspiring and awesome to travel and visit some of the most iconic places More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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WHO: Ebola outbreak in the west is ‘unlikely’

A major outbreak of Ebola in the US and elsewhere in the West is unlikely given the strong health systems, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. US federal health officials will appear before a congressional 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 Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Peace Corps, Samaritan’s Purse leaving West Africa because of ‘increasing spread of the Ebola virus’

The immensity of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has made some volunteer and humanitarian agencies decide to pull out of the “hot zone” countries of that area of Africa. Public More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 26th, 2014
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Ebola update: Historic outbreak continues spinning out of control, 100 new cases reported

The West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has now nearly tripled the previous largest outbreak (Uganda 2000-2001, which had 425 cases) and it seems that it is truly out of control. This is rather unusual More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Dozens of new Ebola cases and deaths reported in West Africa, Sierra Leone’s Dr. Khan still alive according to health ministry

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak has increased both in cases and fatalities during recent days according to the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa today.  Between 18 – 20 July 2014, 45 More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Ebola 2014: West Africa outbreak tops 1,000 cases, situation remains ‘serious’

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa has hit a new “milestone” as the World Health Organization reports in an update today than the number of cases have exceeded 1,000. The global health More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 11th, 2014
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Ebola cases up more than 100 in six days, epidemic in Sierra Leone and Liberia ‘precarious’

While the number of new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Guinea was only one in the past week, the World Health Organization (WHO) says the epidemic trend in Liberia and Sierra Leone remains precarious with high More...

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 The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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The Ebola cases keep coming: Additional cases reported in Guinea, Sierra Leone

WHO Global Alert and Response Guinea On 5 June 2014, a new district, Kouroussa, reported 1 new case and 1 death. This brings to date a total of 7 new cases nationwide (4 confirmed, 3 suspected), including 6 new More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, June 6th, 2014
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Ebola update: 11 new cases in Guinea, nine in Sierra Leone

WHO Global Alert and Response Between 2 and 3 June 2014, 11 new cases (8 confirmed, 1 probable and 2 suspected) and 3 new deaths were reported from Conakry (7 new cases and 1 death), Gueckedou (2 new cases and 1 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, May 30th, 2014
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Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak rises to 50

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Sierra Leone has jumped to 50 cases, up from 16 reported just two days ago, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today. Photo/CDC 34 new cases (7 More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Sierra Leone Ebola outbreak update

In a follow-up to the news that the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has spread to the west African country of Sierra Leone shows the number of cases have grown since the weekend. Image/Charles Humphrey According to the More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, May 26th, 2014
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Ebola confirmed in Sierra Leone

Just two days after the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that the west African country was “stable with no new cases being reported”, the lethal virus has now been confirmed in the town of Koindu 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...


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