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By Robert 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 The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
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How Ebola virus ‘punches’ its way into the cytoplasm of cells

NEWS RELEASE Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how the deadly Ebola virus punches its way into the cytoplasm of cells. The finding identifies an important target for blocking More...

By Robert 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 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 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 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 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 On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Ebola Virus Disease reported from new area of Guinea

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has reared it’s head in a previously unaffected district in the western African Country of Guinea, according to the latest update from the World Health Organization (WHO) Saturday. Three More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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France’s Jean-Marie Le Pen speaking on immigration: ‘Monseigneur Ebola could take care of it in three months’

Former French National Front leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen has caught some unwanted attention and may end up in court after French media picked up a controversial quote he made concerning immigration in the European More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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Guinea reports additional Ebola cases, ‘social mobilization’ key to improvements

In a World Health Organization (WHO) update Friday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea reports the confirmation of to additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and one fatality since Tuesday. This brings the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
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Guinea Ebola death toll at 155

The Ministry of Health (MOH) of Guinea has reported a cumulative total of 231 clinical cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), including 155 deaths, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) update today. There More...

By Robert 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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