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Monrovia — The United Nations Secretary General says the world body is committed to standing with Liberia in the face of the threat against the Ebola virus disease. "We will be with you until this...
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Over 7,000 people have died of Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea- the three countries worst affected by the disease. UN chief Ban Ki-moon has meanwhile praised healthcare workers for dealing...
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As football stakeholders in Sierra Leone brace up for their scheduled extra-ordinary congress tomorrow (Saturday December 20) at the Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown, the Sierra Leone Football...
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Director of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine yesterday revealed in Freetown that a new vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus disease, which has claimed the lives of more than 2,000 Sierra...
2014/12/22 10:21
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The death toll of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to climb; the outbreak has killed nearly 7,400 people since it began, and the World Health Organization says that more than 19,000 have...
2014/12/22 08:27
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DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The radio announcement is chilling and blunt: "If I die, I want the deaths to stop with me." Dr. Desmond Williams continues: "I want to give my family the permission to request...
2014/12/22 01:37
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IMF policies criticised over Ebola outbreak Published: 22 December 2014 Health workers bury the body of a suspected Ebola victim at a cemetery in Freetown. – Reuters pic, December 22, 2014....
2014/12/21 15:15
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The government of Sierra Leone has banned Christmas and New Year gatherings for fear the Ebola virus will spread to rural villages as people go home to celebrate. The edict, which will be enforced by...
2014/12/21 09:34
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REUTERSA health worker checks the temperature of a girl at the entrance to a Red Cross clinic in the town of Koidu in eastern Sierra Leone this week. Photo: Baz Ratner Freetown - To find Andrew...
2014/12/21 09:18
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WHO: Ebola death toll hits 7,373 Sierra Leone accounts for the most cases, 8,759, against 7,819 for Liberia. FILE: A volunteer receives the Ebola vaccination "cAd3-EBO-Z" at the vaccines center in...
2014/12/20 20:47
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Her heartbreaking screams fill the hot, dusty air. And as she crawls in the dirt looking for her mother, they get louder and louder. But in this haunted village of doom, shrouded by death, despair...
2014/12/20 20:05
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Sierra Leone is now at the forefront of the fight against Ebola in West Africa, with more reported cases - almost 9,000 - than any other country, a rising number of deaths and many children left...
2014/12/20 19:53
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Guinea on the last day of his tour of the West African countries hit by the world’s worst outbreak of Ebola. Ban arrived in the Guinean capital,...
2014/12/20 17:33
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Freetown, Sierra Leone (AP) - A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over...
2014/12/20 17:18
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When Ebola fighters in West Africa started telling the governments of other countries to send them their doctors instead of their dollars, only one nation answered the call quickly and in earnest:...
2014/12/20 11:53
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Ebola crisisU.N. chief visits Ebola-affected nations, lauds local workers The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the...
2014/12/20 07:29
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Top UN official Ban Ki-moon is in West Africa to show solidarity with countries battling Ebola, which has so far killed nearly 7,000 people. The epidemic is also interrupting food supplies. Ban...
2014/12/20 03:05
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Survivors fighting against Ebola in Sierra Leone Siblings Jusif and Bilikisu Koroma have survived Ebola. Now back in the community, they have joined other survivors in the care centres and hospitals...
2014/12/19 18:16
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James D. Hannigan, 37, of Rochester, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 15, 2014 at home. Born in Plymouth, he was the son of Caren (Farrell) Hannigan and the late Rev. Lewis J....
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By Djaounsede Pardon Madjiangar SUMMARY: Reliable internet for communications is a necessity for health workers and humanitarian actors fighting Ebola in West Africa. In order to care for infected...
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