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WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar

A health official dressed in protective gear examines children suffering from the Ebola virus at Makeni Arab Holding Centre in Makeni, Sierra Leone, October 4. AP

The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as President Barack Obama named a trusted political adviser to take control of America’s frenzied response to the epidemic.

Posted: October 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Ebola-infected UN employee dies in Germany

Liberian health workers queue to enter one of the largest Ebola treatment units at the Island Clinic Monrovia ,Liberia. Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. AP

A UN employee infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa has died after arriving in Germany last week for treatment, the hospital said on Tuesday.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Doctor who beat Ebola gives blood for infected Dallas nurse

A Protect Environmental worker wears a hazard suite in a staging area at a healthcare workers apartment, who tested positive for Ebola, Oct. 13, 2014, in Dallas. AP

A Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease has received a plasma transfusion donated by a doctor who beat the virus.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Stop entry of Ebola in PH than fight it in Africa—ex-health chief

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It would be better for the government to train and maintain a core of medical professionals to prevent the entry of the Ebola virus than to send medical teams to fight the deadly disease in West Africa, Dr. Jaime Galvez-Tan said Saturday.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US Ebola patient dies; airport screening expanded

Thomas Eric Duncan

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the US died Wednesday despite intense but delayed treatment, and the government announced it was expanding airport examinations to guard against the spread of the deadly disease.

Posted: October 9th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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