All posts tagged "ebola"

  • Bill Gates (Yonhap)
    Gates Foundation pledges $50 million to fight Ebola outbreak

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced Wednesday that it will spend $50 million — on top of $10 million already committed — to support emergency response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa,...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia. (AP Photo/Samaritan's Purse)
    Experimental Ebola drug heals all 18 monkeys tested

    (AP) — An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the outbreak raging through West Africa — once more of it...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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    Two American Ebola patients released from hospital

    ATLANTA (AP) — After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday. Their release poses...

    • Posted August 21, 2014
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  • A sign is posted on the entrance of JR Pub in Itaewon, Seoul, to apologize for banning Africans. (Korea Times)
    Korean bar apologizes for banning Africans, draws outrage

    By Kim Se-jeong A bar in Itaewon has apologized for posting signs banning African customers last weekend. “I had no intention of being racist and I sincerely apologize. The sign that was put up in JR Pub...

    • Posted August 19, 2014
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  • LA is prepared in case of an ebola outbreak
    Korean Air temporarily halts flights to Nairobi on Ebola scare

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s national carrier Korean Air Lines Co. said Thursday it will temporally suspend flight services to Nairobi, Kenya, due to the Ebola scare. The company said the suspension is a precaution to stop...

    • Posted August 15, 2014
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  • A thermal camera monitor shows the body temperature of passengers arriving from overseas against possible infections of Ebola virus at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. South Korea has been stepping up monitoring of its citizens returning from trips to West Africa and other areas affected by the deadly Ebola virus. (Yonhap)
    South Korea mulls importing Ebola drug from Japan

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea said Sunday it is considering importing an Ebola medicine from Japan amid ongoing measures to block the entry of the deadly virus that has gripped West Africa. No Ebola cases have been...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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    [WaPo] I’m the head nurse at Emory. This is why we wanted to bring the Ebola patients to the U.S.

     A second American infected with the potentially deadly Ebola virus arrived at Emory University Hospital on Tuesday from Africa, following the first patient last weekend. Both were greeted by a team of highly trained physicians and...

    • Posted August 7, 2014
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