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EBOLA: UN Running Behind Schedule

EBOLA: UN Running Behind Schedule

The rising number of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone have brought the United Nations Ebola Emergency Response Mission to declare that it would not be able to meet the initial December 1 deadline for curtailing the deadly virus. This was confirmed by Anthony Banbury, the head of the Mission. In September, UNMEER had projected that

Ebola: Another US Health Worker Tests Positive

Another health worker in Texas, United States, US has tested positive to the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, the Centre for Disease Control, CDC said in a statement released today. “A second healthcare worker at Texas Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the index patient has tested positive for Ebola,” the statement said. The health worker

Ebola: IMF Restates Commitment To African Countries

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, has reiterated its commitment towards tackling the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, outbreak in Africa. Christine Lagarde, IMF’s Managing Director, made the disclosure on Friday in Washington DC during a meeting with the president of Guinea. “On behalf of the Fund, my main message today to President Condé and to the

EBOLA: Health Workers Killed In Guinea

Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about the Ebola Virus Disease have been killed by villagers using machetes and clubs in Guinea. On Thursday night, government spokesman, Albert Damantang Camara said the victims had been “killed in cold blood by the villagers.” Some of the bodies were discovered in a septic tank

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