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In-flight medical calls spike on Ebola fears

Oct 23, 2014

In-flight medical calls spike on Ebola fears

Brazil, advocated exit screening for people leaving countries with infectious diseases, even after the current Ebola epidemic in West Africa passes. It
U.S. setting up network of hospitals for Ebola care - officials

Oct 23, 2014

U.S. setting up network of hospitals for Ebola care - officials

, predominantly in West Africa, and infecting thousands more, U.S. health officials say it is likely another case will arrive here at some point.Lurie said the
EU earmarks $250 mln to help develop Ebola vaccines - sources

Oct 23, 2014

EU earmarks $250 mln to help develop Ebola vaccines - sources

interventions -- and particularly vaccines -- to West Africa as soon as possible to control the world's worst Ebola outbreak, which, according to official figures
As virus spreads, insurers exclude Ebola from new policies

Oct 23, 2014

As virus spreads, insurers exclude Ebola from new policies

become costlier for companies opting to insure business travel to West Africa or to cover the risk of losses from quarantine shutdowns at home, industry
Nigeria talks with Boko Haram but no sign of girls' release

Oct 23, 2014

Nigeria talks with Boko Haram but no sign of girls' release

Nigeria rushed to announce the deal with electoral-political calculations in mind," said Mark Schroeder, vice president of Africa Analysis at the
U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors

Oct 23, 2014

U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors

the outbreak in West Africa is over. The U.N. World Health Organization's latest figures on Wednesday showed at least 4,877 people out of 9,936 cases
U.S. Ebola 'czar' starts work, drugmakers launch vaccine drive

Oct 22, 2014

U.S. Ebola 'czar' starts work, drugmakers launch vaccine drive

Health Organization said it hopes tens of thousand of people in Africa, including front-line healthcare workers, can start receiving vaccines beginning in
US ready to cooperate with Cuba in Ebola fight

Oct 22, 2014

US ready to cooperate with Cuba in Ebola fight

Washington, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) The US is ready to cooperate with Cuba in the international fight against Ebola in West Africa, a spokesperson for the
Finger-pointing fails to improve Russia's dreadful air safety record

Oct 22, 2014

Finger-pointing fails to improve Russia's dreadful air safety record

year it ranked the region as second worst in the world in terms of airline safety, just ahead of Africa, a marginal improvement from 2011 when it was
U.S. Ebola 'czar' to start work; military team begins training

Oct 22, 2014

U.S. Ebola 'czar' to start work; military team begins training

United States with the virus that has killed more than 4,500 people, mostly in West Africa.U.S. President Barack Obama was scheduled to hold a meeting on