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Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO

Oct 25, 2014

Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads - WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World
WHO vaccines boss signs up as Ebola trial guinea pig

Oct 25, 2014

WHO vaccines boss signs up as Ebola trial guinea pig

GENEVA (Reuters) - The woman overseeing the rush to develop an Ebola jab has become one of the first volunteers to sign up to test the safety of
Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff

Oct 25, 2014

Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff

. (Additional reporting by Daniel Flynn in Dakar, Pascal Fletcher in Johannesburg, and Tom Miles in Geneva; Editing by Daniel Flynn and Giles Elgood)This story
WHO says Ebola vaccine plans accelerating as trials advance

Oct 24, 2014

WHO says Ebola vaccine plans accelerating as trials advance

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Trials of Ebola vaccines could begin in West Africa in December, a month earlier than expected, and hundreds of thousands
At least 824,000 people have been displaced by Ukraine conflict UN

Oct 24, 2014

At least 824,000 people have been displaced by Ukraine conflict UN

Geneva The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that it was having
Ebola Number of cases nearing 10,000, says WHO

Oct 24, 2014

Ebola Number of cases nearing 10,000, says WHO

Geneva The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organisation said, as the scramble to find a cure
WHO voices confidence no wider spread of Ebola in Africa

Oct 24, 2014

WHO voices confidence no wider spread of Ebola in Africa

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Thursday it was still trying to slow the rate of new infections but had "
WHO wary of screening arriving passengers for Ebola, but no ban

Oct 23, 2014

WHO wary of screening arriving passengers for Ebola, but no ban

GENEVA (Reuters) - Screening passengers for Ebola on their arrival may have "a limited effect" in stopping the virus spreading but whether
WHO concerned but "reasonably confident" on international Ebola spread

Oct 23, 2014

WHO concerned but "reasonably confident" on international Ebola spread

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was "reasonably confident" that West African countries
U.N. rights watchdog calls for open elections in Hong Kong

Oct 23, 2014

U.N. rights watchdog calls for open elections in Hong Kong

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations Human Rights Committee called on China on Thursday to ensure universal suffrage in Hong Kong, stressing that