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EU leaders agree to boost Ebola aid for West Africa to 1 billion euros
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EU leaders agree to boost Ebola aid for West Africa to 1 billion euros

European Union leaders agreed on Friday to boost aid to combat the deadly Ebola virus in west Africa to one billion euros.

Nigeria-like surveillance and tracking system for Ebola placed in India
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Nigeria-like surveillance and tracking system for Ebola placed in India

A surveillance and tracking system similar to that in Nigeria, which was declared Ebola-free by WHO, has been put in place in India, Harsh Vardhan said.

Ebola vaccine trials to begin in West Africa in January: WHO
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Ebola vaccine trials to begin in West Africa in January: WHO

The World Health Organization is pressing the search for an Ebola vaccine and hopes to begin testing two experimental versions as early as January.

Experimental Ebola vaccine may be available in W. Africa by January: WHO
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Experimental Ebola vaccine may be available in W. Africa by January: WHO

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has already killed over 4,500 people, mostly in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

Lack of checks can lead to more Ebola cases leaving Africa, says study
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Lack of checks can lead to more Ebola cases leaving Africa, says study

A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa.

Liberia: Minister of Transport quarantined over Ebola
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Liberia: Minister of Transport quarantined over Ebola

Liberia's Minister of Transport, Angela Cassell-Bush, has voluntarily submitted herself, fearing an Ebola infection.

No hospital protocols for Ebola treatment were given: US nurses group
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No hospital protocols for Ebola treatment were given: US nurses group

Nurses at the Texas hospital where a Liberian Ebola patient died last week complain they were given few rules and little guidance.

Death rate in Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent: WHO
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Death rate in Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent: WHO

The death rate in the Ebola outbreak has risen to 70 percent, said WHO.

London airport to start screening for Ebola infection from tomorrow
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London airport to start screening for Ebola infection from tomorrow

London's Heathrow airport is ready to start screening for Ebola virus among passengers flying into Britain from countries at risk.

India committed to assisting global research in fight against Ebola
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India committed to assisting global research in fight against Ebola

India has said it is committed to cooperating with the international community in the research and development of a vaccine to cure Ebola.

New Ebola measures 'belt and suspenders' to already existing protection: Obama
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New Ebola measures 'belt and suspenders' to already existing protection: Obama

Barack Obama said there was no margin for error in the fight against Ebola.

Ebola burial teams go on strike in Sierra Leone over not receiving their pay
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Ebola burial teams go on strike in Sierra Leone over not receiving their pay

Bodies of Ebola victims in Sierra Leone are at risk of being abandoned on the streets of Freetown, due to a strike by burial teams.

Ebola is a global crisis that demands an urgent response: Kerry
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Ebola is a global crisis that demands an urgent response: Kerry

Ebola is an urgent global crisis that demands an urgent global response, said US Secretary of State John Kerry.

UN committee approves 49.9 million dollar funding for Ebola response
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UN committee approves 49.9 million dollar funding for Ebola response

A UN committee that deals with administrative and budgetary issues has approved a 49.9 dollar million funding for Ebola response.

Ebola killing robot 'Little Moe' developed by US company
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Ebola killing robot 'Little Moe' developed by US company

A Texas-based company has developed an Ebola killing robot that can clean a hospital room in five minutes.

Ebola-infected US doctor discharged after successful recovery
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Ebola-infected US doctor discharged after successful recovery

A doctor who returned to a hospital after being treated for the Ebola virus last month did not in fact have a new case of the infectious disease.

NBC News cameraman infected with Ebola in Liberia to be brought back to US
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NBC News cameraman infected with Ebola in Liberia to be brought back to US

A 33-year-old American working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for <em>NBC News</em> has been infected with Ebola and will be flown back to the United States.

Liberia to prosecute man who brought Ebola to US for allegedly lying about infection
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Liberia to prosecute man who brought Ebola to US for allegedly lying about infection

The Liberian man infected with Ebola who brought the disease to the United States will be prosecuted when he returns home.

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierra Leone, says charity
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Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierra Leone, says charity

Five people are being infected with Ebola every hour in Sierra Leone, said a charity.

Ebola vaccines will not be ready till March: WHO
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Ebola vaccines will not be ready till March: WHO

The World Health Organisation said Ebola vaccines will not be ready until March.