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Ebola Drug Aids Some in a Study in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, study, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, medicine, interesting, illness, humans, disease, death, Ebola drug, West Africa, Favipiravir )

Darren
- 1623 days ago - nytimes.com
Favipiravir has shown preliminary signs of effectiveness in a study, raising questions about its wider use and the testing of another therapy.
Scientists Trace Ebola Outbreak to a Tree Where Children Play
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola, outbreak, children, bats, West Africa, death, disease, environment, health, humans, illness, investigation, protection, research, science, society, study )

Lone
- 1658 days ago - thestar.com
Researchers think they have pinpointed how Ebola epidemic in West Africa started -- with boy playing in hollowed-out tree where infected bats lived.
Satellites The Latest Weapon Against Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: ebola satellites, disease, UK, West Africa, research, society, family, treatment )

Nancy
- 1719 days ago - msn.com
Satellite images will be able to focus on the epidemic in Sierra Leone, for example, pinpointing areas which have been infected, places where people can get help or even highlighting the best routes to evacuate people.
NYT Op Ed: How to Defeat Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: workld, Ebola, outbreak, virus, West Africa, US, health care delivery, source )

Evelyn
- 1727 days ago - nytimes.com
An alarming new symptom of Ebola in America: It seems to make brains mushy and hearts hard. So let's calm down and get to work protecting America from Ebola by stopping this disaster at its source.
Paul Farmer: Diary - a Discussion By a Doctor Working on Ebola in West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, West Africa, US, Europe, dehydration, fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement, blood products )

Evelyn
- 1732 days ago - lrb.co.uk
A third of all Ebola cases ever documented were registered in September 2014. But the fact is that weak health systems, not unprecedented virulence or a previously unknown mode of transmission, are to blame for Ebola's rapid spread and fatality rates.
Likelihood of 6800 New Ebola Case in West Africa By End of Month
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola, Quarantine, West Africa, outbreak, virusesresearch, humans, illness )

Deb
- 1759 days ago - allvoices.com
New Ebola cases could reach 6,800 in West Africa by the end of the month if new control measures are not enacted according to a new analysis. The CDC estimates there will be 500,00 cases of Ebola by the end of January.
Senegal Confirms First Case of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Outbreak, Senegal, West Africa, disease, humans, health, risks, safety, warning, prevention, illness, society, protection, treatment, medicine )

Carrie
- 1782 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Senegal, a major hub for West Africa's business and aid community, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told a news conference on Friday.
Canada Taking Steps to Guard Against Spread of Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: Canada, ebola, virus, West Africa, disease, government, health, humans, illness, prevention, protection, safety, risks, warning )

Lone
- 1811 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Canada's Deputy Chief Public Health Officer says the risk of an Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa spreading to Canada is very low.
9 Must-Know Facts About The Ebola Virus Spreading Across West Africa
Health & Wellness  (tags: West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, risks, safety, treatment, health, disease, research, protection, medicine, news, illness, death )

Carrie
- 1815 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The deadliest outbreak of Ebola in history is still ravaging countries in West Africa, particularly Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. And the troubling news continues with the recent report that the head doctor treating patients with Ebola in Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone's Chief Ebola Doctor Infected With Ebola
Health & Wellness  (tags: world health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Ebola Outbreak, doctor infected, risks, safety, medicine, disease, society, news, health )

Carrie
- 1820 days ago - bbc.com
The doctor leading the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone is now being treated for the deadly virus, a statement from the presidency has said. Sheik Umar Khan tested positive and has been admitted to hospital in Kailahun, the epicentre of the outbreak.
Ebola Death Toll Hits 208 in Guinea
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, Guinea, West Africa, Ebola, hemorrhagic fever, death, humans, treatment, risks, safety, medicine, healthcare )

Carrie
- 1869 days ago - bbc.com
At least 21 people died and 37 new cases of suspected Ebola were found between 29 May and 1 June, bringing the total number of cases in the West African country to 328.
   

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