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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 Saturday, October 31st, 2015
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Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’ kicks off with look at ebola, USAMRID and pandemic risks

Directed and narrated by Peter Berg, National Geographic’s new 6-part mini-series Breakthrough kicks off with The Future of Fighting Pandemics. Breakthrough explores humanity and the ability to innovate through 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 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 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 The Dispatch On Thursday, June 26th, 2014
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WHO calls for ‘drastic action’ as West Africa Ebola outbreak now a ‘sub-regional crisis’

Brazzaville, 25 June 2014 — As the number of deaths and cases of Ebola virus continues to rise in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization is warning that drastic action is needed. Public 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...


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