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11-7-2014 Updates

It’s been too quiet here. Complete Media Blackout. Try to share this with as many people so we aggregate our knowledge! No Ebola in Akron, Ohio : http://www.vindy.com/news/2014/nov/06/ohio-ends-its-ebola-monitoring/ Last person in Dallas Cleared of Ebola: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2014/11/06/the-last-person-connected-to-the-texas-ebola-patients-will-be-cleared-friday/ 1 Unconfirmed Case in Iowa: http://whotv.com/2014/11/06/one-person-in-iowa-quarantined-monitored-for-ebola-symptoms/    

Ebola countries to get $450 million in financing

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This article was originally published on this siteUNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new private sector initiative announced Wednesday will provide at least $450 million in commercial financing to the three West African countries hardest hit by Ebola to promote trade, investment and employment. The International Finance Corporation, which is part of the World Bank Group, […]

Ebola: Sierra Leone hit by lack of treatment units

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This article was originally published on this siteFREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The 7-year-old boy’s family and friends are praying over his body when the men in yellow protective suits, face shields and masks arrive. The boy had died at his home in Freetown. This same day, the collection team goes into a house for […]

A look at the worst-ever Ebola epidemic by numbers

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This article was originally published on this siteLONDON (AP) — As the biggest-ever outbreak of Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, here are a few key numbers to get a handle on the epidemic: 13,268 and 4,960: According to an update Friday from the World Health Organization, there have been 13,268 Ebola cases and 4,960 […]

President George W. Bush Visits Nurse Who Beat Ebola

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This article was originally published on this siteFormer President George W. Bush swung by the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and two nurses were infected to congratulate a nurse who survived and voice his support for the criticized facility. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital encountered a “tough period,” Bush said Friday, but called it […]

Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, ‘selfies’ with President Bush

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This article was originally published on this site (Reuters) – A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government’s all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the disease.   […]

Dallas marks Ebola end with relief, ‘selfies’ with President Bush

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This article was originally published on this site     (Reuters) – A relieved Dallas got the U.S. government’s all-clear on Friday from Ebola, and former President George W. Bush marked the event by visiting the hospital that was at the center of fighting the virus and the origin of an American scare over the […]

Ebola death toll rises to 4,950 – WHO

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This article was originally published on this siteHealth workers wearing protective clothing prepare to carry an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia, August 17, 2014. Credit: Reuters/2Tango (Reuters) – The death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen to 4,950 out of 13,241 cases in the three worst-hit countries […]

Change of Ebola pace may be reflected in burial practices

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This article was originally published on this site A member of a burial team sprays a colleague with chlorine disinfectant in Monrovia October 20, 2014. The worst epidemic on record of the deadly virus Ebola has now killed more than 4,500 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. REUTERS/James Giahyue A slowdown in Liberia’s Ebola […]

Ebola hits health care access for other diseases

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This article was originally published on this siteMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The Ebola outbreak has spawned a “silent killer,” experts say: hidden cases of malaria, pneumonia, typhoid and the like that are going untreated because people in the countries hardest hit by the dreaded virus either cannot find an open clinic or are too afraid […]