Monday, October 21, 2019

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WHO, Should Africa Depend On?: World Health...

The World Health Organization lacks the capacity and internal culture to mount an effective response to an epidemic such as the Ebola outbreak in...

Pulitzer Prize Committee Awards Images That Portray...

When I gaze at the arresting images from Ferguson and from the Ebola crisis in Liberia that were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for photography this...

FDA Approves Rapid Ebola Test, Drastically Reducing...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a rapid diagnostic tool for Ebola screening. The Swiss pharmaceutical company, Roche, announced on Monday that its...

How an Ebola Survivor Can Help Cure...

The proteins found in the blood of survivors of Ebola may be used to cure others, according to one Vanderbilt University researcher looking to...

Singer Angelique Kidjo Speaks Out In Defense...

Singer Angelique Kidjo is a symbol of Africa's creativity, energy and beauty. Her music is a unique blend of her own very West African...

Ebola Allows US and Cuba Favorable, Cooperative...

DENVER — When was the last time in recent memory a top U.S. official praised Cuba publicly? And since when has Cuba’s leadership offered to...

Using Technology, Africa is Fighting Ebola on...

"When the Ebola outbreak started, it was very terrifying for everybody," recalls Michael Chu'no Ike from Nsukka in Nigeria's Enugu State. "People were afraid...

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Quarantine Lifted for Ebola Victim Duncan’s Family...

Sunday evening marked 21 days since over three dozen people, including family members and friends, came into contact with Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan. None...

12 Ways Democrats and Republicans Are Exploiting...

Now that Ebola has arrived in the United States, the nation’s leaders are wasting no time politicizing the outbreak, while thousands are dying in Africa. Here...

South Africa Commits Funds for Ebola Treatment...

South Africa’s government, which has set up a laboratory for Ebola testing in Sierra Leone, wants private companies to help it raise 250 million...

6 American and Canadian Companies Profiting From...

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus has caused further instability, fear and deaths of hundreds in many West African countries, including Guinea, Liberia...

African Immigrants Concerned About Backlash Over Ebola...

DALLAS -- Some African immigrants in Dallas are worried that the case of a Liberian man who is sick with the Ebola virus in a...

New Estimates: Ebola Outbreak Could Reach 21,000...

Since the first signs of Ebola appeared in the Guéckédou Prefecture of Guinea, bordering the nations of Liberia and Sierra Leone, the tally of...

CDC’s Scary Estimate: Ebola Could Grow to...

Just how bad is the Ebola epidemic in West Africa? By Jan. 20, 2015, there could be as many as 1.4 million people infected with...

CARICOM Prepares Response to Ebola Virus and...

The Guyana-based Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it is formalizing recommendations to deal with any possible incidence of the Ebola virus and is also improving...

No Longer Standing on Sidelines, Obama Sends...

After largely standing on the sidelines and watching the Ebola epidemic in West Africa grow to crisis proportions, the Obama administration is now diving...

WHO Suggests West Africa Travel Ban May...

West African health ministers are calling for the end to travel restrictions imposed to combat the Ebola virus. The ministers are following the advice of...

New Sierra Leone Law Makes It Illegal...

Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient -- a common practice that the...