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Obama works to steps up Ebola aid What does the latest effort mean?

Sep 15, 2014

Obama works to steps up Ebola aid What does the latest effort mean?

With growing criticism that the world still is not acting fast enough against the surging Ebola epidemic, President Barack Obama has called the outbreak a national security priority. #US #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Centre for disease control #CDC
Deaths from Nigeria church guest house collapse rise to 41

Sep 15, 2014

Deaths from Nigeria church guest house collapse rise to 41

LAGOS (Reuters) - The number of people killed in the collapse of a guest house under construction at the Lagos headquarters of one of Nigeria's best-known Christian evangelical pastors rose to 41 on Sunday, rescuers said, as they worked to clear the wreckage. The five-storey building in the Ikotun neighbourhood of Lagos collapsed on Friday, and Farinloye said some 130 people had been pulled out alive with varying degrees of injury. #facebook #India #Business #Japan #Russia #markets #North Korea #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico
Soldiers defeat Islamic extremist fighters in north Nigeria

Sep 13, 2014

Soldiers defeat Islamic extremist fighters in north Nigeria

Soldiers killed scores of Islamic extremists in a rare victory as the insurgents advanced on a town near the northeast city of Maiduguri, an officer and other witnesses said. #United States #World #NewsTracker #Cameroon #islamic-state #North Nigeria
African Union to send medical teams to fight Ebola

Sep 09, 2014

African Union to send medical teams to fight Ebola

The Ebola outbreak sweeping West Africa has killed more than 2,000 people and has taken a particularly high toll on health care workers. #NewsTracker #World Health Organization #WHO #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #African Union #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Au #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease
Fourth American infected by Ebola in Africa to fly to US for treatment

Sep 09, 2014

Fourth American infected by Ebola in Africa to fly to US for treatment

A fourth Ebola patient will be flown to the United States by air ambulance from West Africa to receive treatment for the deadly disease, hospital officials in Atlanta said on Monday. #China #US #UN #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #Senegal #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Volunteers #health workers #Seirra Leone
US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

Sep 06, 2014

US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

An American doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia is sick but in stable condition and communicating with his caregivers at the Nebraska Medical Center, officials have said. #China #US #UN #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #Senegal #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Volunteers #Nebraska #health workers #Seirra Leone
World experts to meet to fast-track experimental Ebola drugs

Sep 05, 2014

World experts to meet to fast-track experimental Ebola drugs

The agency warned that the death toll in the Ebola epidemic, which is centred on Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, was still growing fast. #China #NewsTracker #UN #WHO #Nigeria #Kenya #Nairobi #Liberia #West Africa #Senegal #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Volunteers #health workers #Seirra Leone
Kenya Tests for two suspected cases of Ebola return negative

Sep 05, 2014

Kenya Tests for two suspected cases of Ebola return negative

Kenyan health authorities on Thursday ruled out an Ebola outbreak in the country after tests conducted on two suspected patients turned negative. #China #UN #WHO #Nigeria #Kenya #Nairobi #Liberia #West Africa #Senegal #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Volunteers #health workers #Seirra Leone
New theory looks at using blood of Ebola survivors to treat patients

Sep 04, 2014

New theory looks at using blood of Ebola survivors to treat patients

As West Africa struggles to contain the biggest ever outbreak of Ebola, some experts say an unusual but simple treatment might help: the blood of survivors. #Nigeria #West Africa #HealthBuzz #Virus #Ebola Virus #Guinea #Health Scare #Ebola virus scare #West Africa disease #Ebola deaths #Sierre Leone