All posts tagged "West Africa"

  • A health care worker inside a USAID,  funded Ebola clinic in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015.  The World Health Organization says officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the virus’ spread. In an update published Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, the U.N. health agency said the three most affected countries _ Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia _ reported fewer than 100 cases in the past week, for the first time since June, 2014.(AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)
    Ebola drug shows some promise in first tests in West Africa

    SEATTLE (AP) — An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa, but only if patients get it when their symptoms first appear. A study...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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  • LA is prepared in case of an ebola outbreak
    S. Korean aid workers in West Africa exposed to Ebola

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korean aid workers in West Africa have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus due to a lack of protective wear and medical equipment, a lawmaker claimed Tuesday. A total of 102 South...

    • Posted October 21, 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)
    South Korea to send Ebola relief team to West Africa

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea is likely to send a disaster relief team of volunteer medical workers to West Africa in an effort to help contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus there, government sources said...

    • Posted October 17, 2014
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