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Agonising wait haunts families of Ebola patients in Africa

Sep 30, 2014

Agonising wait haunts families of Ebola patients in Africa

As the death toll from Ebola soars, crowded clinics are turning over beds as quickly as patients are dying. #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Health Scare #West Africa disease
Exposed to Ebola in S. Leone, US doctor admitted to hospital

Sep 29, 2014

Exposed to Ebola in S. Leone, US doctor admitted to hospital

The plane's tail number matched that of the aircraft that has been used previously to transport other Ebola patients to the United States from overseas. #America #NewsTracker #Liberia #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Nigeria. West Africa #American doctor infected
Australia won't send Ebola doctors to West Africa

Sep 29, 2014

Australia won't send Ebola doctors to West Africa

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said the Australian Health and Defense Departments had both advised that Australia could not safely evacuate Australian health workers back home. #Australia #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #Doctors Without Borders #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Guinea #West Africa disease #Ebola Epidemic
Nigerian military claims 135 Boko Haram fighters surrendered

Sep 26, 2014

Nigerian military claims 135 Boko Haram fighters surrendered

More than 130 Boko Haram Islamist fighters have surrendered to Nigerian forces, and a man posing as the group's leader in numerous videos had been killed in clashes, the military said on Wednesday. #Africa #Nigeria #Surrender #Boko Haram #Terror group #Abubakar Shekau #school girls kidnap #Boko head
Ebola in numbers How many have been affected so far?

Sep 25, 2014

Ebola in numbers How many have been affected so far?

There are five known distinct species of Ebola and the outbreak raging in west Africa stems from the Zaire species the deadliest of the lot. #WHO #ListsEtc #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease
Ebola threat Sierra Leone govt puts 3 districts under isolation

Sep 25, 2014

Ebola threat Sierra Leone govt puts 3 districts under isolation

Sierra Leone's government says a nationwide lockdown revealed that an Ebola outbreak is worse than thought and ordered three more "hotspots" of transmission to be cordoned off. #Nigeria #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #isolation
Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau killed in clashes, claim Nigerian military

Sep 25, 2014

Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau killed in clashes, claim Nigerian military

Nigerian forces have killed a man claiming to be the leader of Islamist Boko Haram militants, Abubakar Shekau, the country's defence authority said on Wednesday. #Africa #Nigeria #Boko Haram #Terror group #Abubakar Shekau #school girls kidnap #Boko head #Boko Haram leader dead #Nigeria military
Chennai Nigeriareturned lab technician screened for Ebola

Sep 24, 2014

Chennai Nigeriareturned lab technician screened for Ebola

Balamurugan is the second person who has been tested for Ebola after being admitted to a government hospital since returning from a West African country. #India #Chennai #Nigeria #West Africa #Ebola Virus #Ebola #quarantine #Government Hospital #RGGGH
Number of Ebola cases could reach up to 1.4 million by January Study

Sep 23, 2014

Number of Ebola cases could reach up to 1.4 million by January Study

CDC emphasized that the projections, based on an epidemiological model that takes into account how many people each Ebola patient eventually infects as well as other factors, are based on data from late August #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Centre for disease control #CDC