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Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment

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Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Japan ready to offer trial Ebola drug

Fact sheets for the Ebola virus are distributed during an awareness campaign in Lagos, Nigeria, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. AP

Tokyo stands ready to offer an experimental drug developed by a Japanese company to help stem the global tide of the deadly Ebola virus, the top government spokesman said Monday.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fears and rumors of Ebola stalk Freetown-Paris flight

A truck with a mobile lab, right, to be used on Ebola related matters given by the Russian's is offloaded at the airport in Conakry, Guinea, Friday, Aug.  22, 2014.  Over 2,000 people have been sickened in this outbreak — more than the caseloads of all the previous two-dozen Ebola outbreaks combined, according to the World Health Organization. AP

Chinese people fleeing Ebola, angry Africans, understaffed flight crew, rumors and fears: the Air France flight from Freetown to Paris seemed to encapsulate the global panic in the face of the Ebola outbreak.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ebola survivor Kent Brantly: ‘I am thrilled to be alive’

Ebola victim Dr. Kent Brantly looks on during a news conference after being released from Emory University Hospital, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. Another American aid worker, Nancy Writebol, who was also infected with the Ebola virus, was released from the hospital Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Calling it a “miraculous day,” an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday, showing the world that he poses no public health threat one month after getting sick with the virus.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Liberia imposes curfew as Ebola crisis grows

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf imposed a nighttime curfew from Wednesday and quarantined two affected neighborhoods in a bid to stem the Ebola epidemic rampaging through West Africa.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »