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US Ebola survivor Cannot afford to waste time in sending aid

Sep 17, 2014

US Ebola survivor Cannot afford to waste time in sending aid

An American doctor who survived Ebola said there's no time to waste as President Barack Obama outlined his plan to ramp up the US response to the epidemic in West Africa. #Obama #US #West Africa #epidemic #Ebola #Ebola scare #health workers #Ebola survivor
We need to declare war on Ebola, say US lawmakers

Sep 17, 2014

We need to declare war on Ebola, say US lawmakers

US lawmakers called for a government-funded "war" to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola epidemic before it threatens more countries, building on an American pledge to send 3,000 military engineers and medical personnel to combat the virus. #India #Middle East #Health #Liberia #Congo #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Disease #Ebola outbreak #RML
India progressed in fighting child malnutrition, but still short of goals UN

Sep 17, 2014

India progressed in fighting child malnutrition, but still short of goals UN

India has made progress on the twin fronts of reducing hunger and child mortality but is still short of development goals, two international reports say. #World #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Health #Malnutrition #Hunger
Obama declares Ebola a security threat, to send 3000 US soldiers to region

Sep 17, 2014

Obama declares Ebola a security threat, to send 3000 US soldiers to region

"If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people affected," Obama said on the Ebola epidemic. #United States #Obama #US #Nigeria #West Africa #HealthBuzz #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Ebola deaths #Sierre Leone
U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight Ebola; experts say more needed

Sep 16, 2014

U.S. pledges 3,000 troops to fight Ebola; experts say more needed

MONROVIA/GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States has pledged to send 3,000 troops West Africa, using its military muscle to battle the biggest ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, with an unprecedented mission to build treatment clinics and train health workers. #United States #Brazil #Middle East #Russia #Health #markets #Africa #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Will not lift flight ban to West Africa until Ebola outbreak subsides Kenya

Sep 16, 2014

Will not lift flight ban to West Africa until Ebola outbreak subsides Kenya

The Kenyan government will not lift a travel ban to West African countries until the Ebola outbreak subsides. #World #Health #TheySaidIt #Africa #Kenya #Liberia #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea #flight ban
US to deploy 3,000 troops, allocate fresh funds in fight against Ebola

Sep 16, 2014

US to deploy 3,000 troops, allocate fresh funds in fight against Ebola

US President Barrack Obama will announce on Tuesday an extension of his government's plan against the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa. #White House #World #ThisisNext #Barack Obama #US #Health #WHO #Africa #Washington #Liberia #epidemic #US President #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak
Long working hours are bad for your heart, says new study

Sep 16, 2014

Long working hours are bad for your heart, says new study

The longer the work hours or overtime you put in, the higher your chances of developing coronary heart disease within 10 years, says an alarming study. #heart disease #HealthBuzz #coronary heart disease #Long working hours #Working hours #Overtime #Health Studies
Denmark to send four experts to Liberia to combat Ebola

Sep 16, 2014

Denmark to send four experts to Liberia to combat Ebola

Denmark will be sending four experts to Liberia to help support the global fight against the spread of the Ebola virus. #World #ThisisNext #Health #WHO #Africa #Denmark #Liberia #epidemic #Virus #Ebola #Experts #Disease #Outbreak #medical aid #Monrovia #DEMA