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West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

Aug 29, 2014

West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says

Democratic Republic of Congo in 1976. The figures do not include deaths from a separate Ebola outbreak announced at the weekend in Congo, which has been
Ebola-struck West African nations isolated as airlines stop flights

Aug 28, 2014

Ebola-struck West African nations isolated as airlines stop flights

of Congo said 13 people had died with symptoms of an unspecified haemorrhagic fever, and performed tests on dozens of others who had come into contact
Ebola still has the upper hand in global outbreak US health official

Aug 27, 2014

Ebola still has the upper hand in global outbreak US health official

in Congo, though experts say it is not related to the West African epidemic. Doctors Without Borders, which is running many of the treatment centers in
WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

Aug 27, 2014

WHO shuts Sierra Leone lab after worker infected with Ebola

, Guinea and Nigeria. A separate outbreak was confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday.Nigeria's health minister said on Tuesday his country had
'Perfect storm' for Ebola to spread, says scientist who discovered virus

Aug 26, 2014

'Perfect storm' for Ebola to spread, says scientist who discovered virus

hit by unrest, and in the Democratic Republic of Congo, whose east is in the grip of a decades-old conflict and where Ebola was first identified in 1976
<b>Congo</b> confirms first two Ebola cases, death toll at 1,427

Aug 25, 2014

Congo confirms first two Ebola cases, death toll at 1,427

Freetown The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed its two first cases of Ebola this year, but claimed they were unrelated to the epidemic