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 Ebola epidemic in West Africa

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Jo Cooke, a spokesman for Streetchild said: "The amazing efforts of supporters like Katey means that street child will be able to support vulnerable girls to go to school and receive a quality education in post-ebola West Africa. We are hugely grateful ...

String-like ebola virus particles are shedding from an infected cell in this electron micrograph. Credit: flickr.com/NIAID.
"These updates are being proposed in response to lessons learned during the largest recorded epidemic of ebola in history in West Africa, the recent outbreaks of MERS in South Korea and throughout the Arabian Peninsula, and repeated outbreaks and ...
[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] It is 10 months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the two-year Ebola outbreak in West Africa was at an end; but the aftermath of the two-year health crisis will take many years to resolve. The effects of the ...

Dakar (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than two years after the world's worst ebola outbreak began in West Africa, health facilities in Liberia are struggling to operate due to a lack of running water and functioning toilets, sanitation charity ...
Chronic food insecurity and malnutrition, cyclical drought, locust infestations, seasonal floods, disease outbreaks, and recurrent complex emergencies have presented major challenges to vulnerable populations in the West Africa region during the past ...
More than two years after the world's worst ebola outbreak began in West Africa, health facilities in Liberia are struggling to operate due to a lack of running water and functioning toilets, sanitation charity WaterAid says.
The UN World Health Organization (WHO) declared an official end to the large-scale 2014/15 EVD outbreak in West Africa in January 2016.
Born out of the ebola epidemic two years ago, the unit represents state-of-the-art care for patients who have or are suspected of having highly infectious, relatively rare diseases such as ebola, Lassa fever, SARS or even bioterrorism. The hospital ...
The West Africa ebola outbreak was the worst since the virus was first identified in 1976, and influenced the drafting of the Sendai Framework for disaster Risk Reduction which emphasizes the need to enhance the resilience of national health systems ...
Piot narrated the changes from the first epidemic of ebola, when it was identified, to the last epidemic that began end of 2014.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently determined that the ebola virus can be found in semen for a year or longer after a person has recovered from the illness.

Just over a year after Missionaries returned to ebola-stricken Sierra Leone and almost two decades after civil war rocked the West African nation, Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visited Latter-day Saints in the area.
As the second smallest country in West Africa, Gambians feared that if ebola ever struck their soil, it would have devastating consequences on the small population of 1.8 million people.
Despite ebola, despite the global economic downturn, and despite sporadic regional insecurity, West Africa's emerging fragile states can still become some of the most dynamic in the region.
The world watched helplessly as the ebola virus consumed West Africa in the Spring of 2014; international Christian relief organization Samaritan's Purse stepped forward to help.
Samaritan's Purse and Executive Producer Franklin Graham are gearing up to release a new documentary of the true story of two American aid workers in West Africa stricken with the deadly ebola virus and the race against time to get them home and get ...
Now, week after week, up to a few dozen new people are appearing on the World Health Organization's weekly report on the situation in West Africa. And public health officials are racing to find out what's driving these pockets of ebola transmission.
The elections, which will be held in May 2017, come at a critical point for WHO, which was widely criticized for its slow response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and is in the middle of implementing reforms. At the same time, public health crises ...
... for the sacrifice of Dr Mathew Lukwiya. "Just like the late John Kule who more recently lost his life in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This lecture will also be in remembrance of those doctors that died in the ebola outbreak on West Africa ...
Friends of Liberia will receive the National peace Corps Association's 2016 Loret Miller Ruppe Award for Outstanding Community Service in recognition of its support of Liberia during the 2014-15 ebola virus outbreak in West Africa. Friends of Guinea ...
Zaire is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sabena airlines - then the national carrier for Belgium - closed in 2001, but its successor Brussels Airlines played again a prominent role in the last Ebola outbreak in West Africa. As you know, this ...
The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was unlike anything the world had faced, so it demanded an approach that went beyond the "traditional insular ways" of the United Nations, according to the man who coordinated the U.N.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa was an unprecedented health crisis, causing more than 11,000 deaths and destabilizing three countries.
Though bushmeat hasn't officially been linked to West Africa's recent ebola outbreak, the deadliest in history, infections in Africa have been associated with hunting, butchering and processing meat from infected animals, according to the U.S.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that all passengers arriving from ebola-affected countries in West Africa must go by way of a handful of U.S. airports as part of measures to control the spread of Ebola. "Today, I am announcing that ...
music had a big role to play both during and in the aftermath of the West Africa ebola epidemic. I found that out when I visited Monrovia in August.
During the most recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, researchers noted that a group of women remained perfectly healthy despite many exposures to the virus.
During a two-day hearing, the NMC submitted that the Scottish nurse - who nearly died twice after contracting ebola while working as a volunteer in West Africa in 2014 - had allowed an incorrect temperature to be recorded by public health England's ...
"Over the past four decades, we have seen 25 ebola outbreaks, with the most recent in West Africa killing seven times more people than all previous outbreaks combined," said Paul Stoffels, M.D.
A virus that had claimed no more than 280 victims per outbreak suddenly took over 11,000 lives in West Africa. At the conference funded by the Belgian international development department around 250 international researchers and health experts will ...
... the development of the ebola vaccine regimen. Although we are no longer in an outbreak situation, the scale and impact of the recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa has clearly demonstrated that the world needs to be prepared in case of future ...
That's not true for "93 Days", a Nollywood film premiering on Tuesday, which dramatises the story of Nigeria's response to the very real ebola epidemic in 2014 that killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa. Hundreds had already died from the ...
She flew back to London from West Africa and travelled to Scotland before it was discovered she had contracted the deadly virus in December 2014.
"Over the past four decades, we have seen 25 ebola outbreaks, with the most recent in West Africa killing seven times more people than all previous outbreaks combined," said Paul Stoffels, M.D.
aid workers welcomed the move, citing the ebola crisis in West Africa in 2013-15, as an example of why it was necessary to build local capacity and prevent an outbreak becoming a crisis.
In a case reported in January 2015, a woman in West Africa survived a combination of ebola and a stroke. The middle-age woman suffered a stroke while already at an Ebola treatment center, according to the details published in the journal BMJ Case ...
Chris Christie violated the constitutional rights of a nurse quarantined because she had contact with ebola patients in West Africa. US District Judge Kevin McNulty agreed with state lawyers that the Republican governor and state health officials are ...
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) - A judge has dismissed federal claims Governor Chris Christie violated the constitutional rights of a nurse quarantined because she had contact with ebola patients in West Africa. U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty agreed ...
Ivory Coast, French-speaking West Africa's largest economy, shut its borders in August 2014. It came under criticism at the time from some health organisations that argued the closure risked aggravating the epidemic and would worsen hardship in ...
Chris Christie violated the constitutional rights of a nurse quarantined because she had contact with ebola patients in West Africa. US District Judge Kevin McNulty agreed with state lawyers that the Republican governor and state health officials are ...
A vast outbreak of the Zaire strain of the virus, which causes hemorrhagic fever, killed more than 11,000 people and infected around 29,000 in West Africa in 2014-15. Monoclonal antibodies, which bind to and neutralize specific pathogens and toxins ...
ebola, which made major headlines two years ago when a massive outbreak in West Africa was blamed for thousands of deaths, is a hemorrhagic fever that currently has no FDA-approved vaccine or treatment.
Of course, there were many other factors in play. But do you remember how Republican after Republican got on television to condemn President Obama for "not keeping us safe from ebola"? Where's Ebola now? Well, banished back to West Africa, where it ...
In a case reported in January 2015,awoman in West Africa survived a combination of ebola and a stroke. The middle-age woman suffered a stroke while already at an Ebola treatment center, according to the details published in the journal BMJ Case Reports.


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West Africa:
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     burkina faso
     cameroon
     cape verde
     ebola
     gabon
     gambia
     ghana
     guinea
     guinea‑bissau
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     liberia
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     mauritania
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     nigeria
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     senegal
     sierra leone
     togo

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