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Ebola-hit West African nations isolated as airlines stop flights

Aug 28, 2014

Ebola-hit West African nations isolated as airlines stop flights

Authorities in the worst-hit nations are scrambling to contain the most serious outbreak of Ebola in history, which has killed more than 1,400 people since it erupted early this year. #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease
GSK's Ebola vaccine to begin US clinical trials within weeks

Aug 28, 2014

GSK's Ebola vaccine to begin US clinical trials within weeks

The GSK vaccine consists of a common cold virus, called an adenovirus, that has been engineered to carry two genes of the Ebola virus. #WHO #Nigeria #GlaxoSmithKline #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease
Soap bucket challenge How Africans are raising awareness about Ebola

Aug 27, 2014

Soap bucket challenge How Africans are raising awareness about Ebola

Ivory Coast's "Lather Against Ebola" campaign, catchy songs and comedy are being used by West Africans to educate people on how to avoid getting the deadly disease. #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #soap #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Ice bucket challenge #Lather Against Ebola
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

Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, said a US health official. #World #Health #WHO #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea #ZMapp #US health official #TheSaidIt
6 quarantined Indians test negative for Ebola Here's what's next

Aug 26, 2014

6 quarantined Indians test negative for Ebola Here's what's next

While passengers without any symptoms will be cleared and shifted to the terminal for immigration and customs clearance, those coming from Liberia with symptoms suggestive of Ebola, will be directly shifted to designated hospitals by ambulance from the bay, it said. #India #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Sudarsan Pattnaik
'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

Peter Piot, the Belgian scientist who co-discovered the Ebola virus in 1976, on Tuesday said a "perfect storm" in West Africa had given the disease a chance to spread unchecked. #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #Ebola #Peter Piot
Mumbai Man with Ebola symptoms quarantined at govt hospital

Aug 25, 2014

Mumbai Man with Ebola symptoms quarantined at govt hospital

A resident of Vasai in Palghar district is being treated for symptoms of Ebola at an isolated ward of a government hospital. #India #NewsTracker #Mumbai #Nigeria #Maharashtra #epidemic #Virus #Lagos #Ebola #Palghar #Disease #Outbreak #Vasai #Maharashtra Health Minister #quarantine
Ebola threat Sri Lanka suspends on-arrival visa for four African nations

Aug 22, 2014

Ebola threat Sri Lanka suspends on-arrival visa for four African nations

Sri Lanka has suspended on-arrival visa facility for visitors from four African countries in the wake of Ebola epidemic in Africa. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea #on-arrival visa