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2014/10/27 10:31
2014/10/27 10:31
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Is there a cure? There is no known cure or vaccine for the virus and the disease kills between 25 and 90 per cent of its victims. The fatality rate of the current strain appears to be roughly 70 per...
2014/10/27 10:31
2014/10/27 10:31
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2014/10/24 10:31
2014/10/24 10:31
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An American doctor who returned from treating patients in West Africa has become the first person in New York to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus. Craig Spencer had been working with the medical...
2014/10/24 01:42
2014/10/24 01:42
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European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40% by 2030. But key aspects of the deal that will form a bargaining position...
2014/10/22 10:31
2014/10/22 10:31
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Serum extracted from the blood of Ebola victims who survived the virus could be made available to patients in Liberia in the coming weeks, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). The body...
2014/10/19 23:11
2014/10/19 23:11
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Tension is running high as Israel bars young Muslims from praying at Islam's third holiest site. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says that his government has started legal action to prevent...
2014/10/17 09:31
2014/10/17 09:31
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An Ebola vaccine currently undergoing safety testing will not be ready in time to combat the current outbreak, according to the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. Dr Ripley Ballou, head of GSK's...
2014/10/15 16:12
2014/10/15 16:12
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Governments have pledged millions of dollars of aid, volunteer medics are signing up to work on the frontline and individuals are digging into their pockets to address what the World Health...
2014/10/15 13:17
2014/10/15 13:17
15d
Before this summer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) wasn’t widely known. The Ice Bucket Challenge changed that—since July 29, 2014, over 17 million videos were shared and received over 10 billion...
2014/10/14 10:03
2014/10/14 10:03
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There is a video currently doing the rounds on the web that has been purported to have been disseminated by CNN and the New York Times featuring victims of the Ebola virus in Liberia. The difference...
2014/10/09 10:57
2014/10/09 10:57
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... baron' approved as EU Energy and Climate commissioner Cañete was approved by an 83-42 yes/no vote MEPs last night (8 October) approved Miguel Arias Cañete as the new EU Energy and Climate...
2014/10/01 21:49
2014/10/01 21:49
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Spain’s pick for the next European Commission has come under fire from MEPs for his alleged links to the oil industry. Miguel Arias Cañete said he had no financial interests in the energy sector. “I...
2014/09/30 13:29
2014/09/30 13:29
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Johannesburg — MORE than 600 000 concerned citizens around the world have marched across major cities in an effort to save the planet earth from environmental dangers of climate change caused by...
2014/09/30 00:42
2014/09/30 00:42
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A leaked copy of a World Bank investigation seen by the Guardian has accused the bank of failing to protect the rights of one of Kenya’s last groups of forest people, who are being evicted from their...
2014/09/25 16:08
2014/09/25 16:08
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What's This?Coral is seen off Jarvis Island, one of seven islands strung along the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, in this photo, date unknown. U.S. President Barack Obama took a historic step...
2014/10/27 10:31
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