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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 »

Ebola outbreak could take six months to control, say MSF

Sierra Leonese government burial team members wearing protective clothing carry the coffin of an Ebola victim on August 14, 2014 in Kailahun (AFP Photo/Carl De Souza)

The Ebola epidemic is moving faster than the authorities can handle and could take six months to bring under control, the medical charity MSF said Friday.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Woman tested for Ebola in Scotland

This undated photo made available by the Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium, shows the Ebola virus viewed through an electron microscope. The World Health Organization on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread. (AP Photo/Antwerp Institute of Tropical Medicine)

A woman who fell ill at an immigration facility center in Scotland is being tested for the Ebola virus, health officials said Friday.

Posted: August 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

8 things to know about the deadly Ebola virus

Staff of Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières) medical aid organization carry the body of a person who has died from a viral hemorrhagic fever at a center for victims of the Ebola virus in Guekedou in Guinea, West Africa, on April 1. AFP

European and Asian countries went on alert on August 13 amid growing fears that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could spread to other continents with a stark warning by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders that the epidemic was out of control.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

WHO: Ebola outbreak is a public health emergency

A banner encouraging people suffering from Ebola to go immediately to a health center for treatment is seen on a sidewalk in the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. AP

The World Health Organization on Friday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response to stop its spread.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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