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2 new Ebola deaths in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Here's all you need to know about the Ebola virus disease
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2 new Ebola deaths in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Here's all you need to know about the Ebola virus disease

Ebola virus disease (EVD) is caused by several viruses under the genus Ebolavirus; the latest outbreak was caused by a species called Zaire Ebolavirus.

Sierra Leone witnesses sharp spike in Ebola cases
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Sierra Leone witnesses sharp spike in Ebola cases

Sierra Leone said today it was seeing a spike in Ebola infections, blaming unsafe burials that threaten to undermine the recovery from the deadly epidemic.

Healthcare worker in Scotland diagnosed with Ebola
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Healthcare worker in Scotland diagnosed with Ebola

A healthcare worker has been diagnosed with Ebola a day after flying home to Glasgow from Sierra Leone, the Scottish government said on Monday.

Ebola 'winning the race' against attempts to contain it: UN body
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Ebola 'winning the race' against attempts to contain it: UN body

he Ebola outbreak is "winning the race" against attempts to contain it, chief of the UN mission working to stop the deadly virus has warned.

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"Collateral" death toll expected to soar in Africa's Ebola crisis

Deaths from malaria, diarrhoea and pneumonia are likely to soar in West African countries where a vast outbreak of Ebola has crushed health systems.

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

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

Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer
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Sierra Leone's 365 Ebola deaths traced back to one healer

It has laid waste to the tribal chiefdoms of Sierra Leone, leaving hundreds dead, but the Ebola crisis began with just one healer's claims to special powers.

Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations in Africa
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Air France staff refuse to fly to Ebola-hit nations in Africa

Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said today.

Docs, nurses in West Africa battle against Ebola deaths, rumours
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Docs, nurses in West Africa battle against Ebola deaths, rumours

Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat of muddy clinics.

WHO gives nod to using experimental Ebola drugs in W. Africa
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WHO gives nod to using experimental Ebola drugs in W. Africa

The Ebola outbreak is the world's largest and deadliest and the U.N. agency last week declared it an international health emergency.

Centre reviews preparedness to deal with Ebola threat
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Centre reviews preparedness to deal with Ebola threat

The government on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness for containing the dreaded Ebola disease which has claimed hundreds of lives in western Africa.

Spanish priest with Ebola dies in Madrid hospital
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Spanish priest with Ebola dies in Madrid hospital

A Spanish missionary priest being treated for Ebola died in a Madrid hospital amid a worldwide ethical debate over who should get an experimental Ebola drug.