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Ebola scare boosts business for US company

Health workers wearing Ebola protective gear remove the body of a man that they suspect died from the Ebola virus, at a USAID, American aid Ebola treatment center at Tubmanburg on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but the family-owned Kappler Inc. Alabama, USA, manufacturer of protective gear is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders to protect against the disease. (AP Photo/ Abbas Dulleh)

The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British scientists trial 15-minute Ebola test in Guinea

In this picture taken Thursday Nov. 20, 2014, an MSF Ebola heath worker is sprayed as he leaves the contaminated zone at the Ebola treatment centre in Gueckedou, Guinea. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a vehicle traveling from Kankan prefecture in central Guinea to a test site in Gueckedou, in the south.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

British researchers are to conduct trials in Guinea on a 15-minute Ebola test, the Wellcome Trust and UK government said in a joint statement Friday.

Posted: November 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Surgeon with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Health workers in protective suits unload Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon working in Sierra Leone who had been diagnosed with Ebola, from an ambulance at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Salia is the third Ebola patient at the Omaha hospital and the 10th person with Ebola to be treated in the U.S. (AP Photo/The World-Herald, Sarah Hoffman)

A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated.

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

PH peacekeeper with malaria to remain in quarantine despite Ebola negative test

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The Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia. INQUIRER.net PHOTO

The Filipino peacekeeper who fell ill with fever will remain in quarantine despite testing negative for the Ebola virus, according to Malacañang.

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH gov’t denies limited communication between peacekeepers, relatives

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Filipino peacekeepers. Photo from Philippine Navy

MANILA, Philippines – Malacanang on Sunday denied reports that communication between Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia and their relatives are being limited. “Walang limitasyong ipinaiiral hinggil sa paggamit ng cellphone sa Caballo Island para sa may sariling gamit nito,” Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. said over state-run radio. (No limitation is being implemented when it comes […]

Posted: November 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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