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WHO Ebola Disease Outbreak News: Senegal


 

WHO Ebola Disease Outbreak News: Senegal

 

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Epidemiology and surveillance

 

On 30 August 2014, Senegal’s Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs provided WHO with details about a case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) announced in that country on 29 August. 248 more words

IDC Infectious Disease Control

Where Dad Picks Your Husband

My namesake, Foune, has never met her husband.

The marriage was arranged by her older brother who works in France, where he met Foune’s now husband, Alassan. 1,080 more words

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An Original Report on Lesotho ... From 7,000 Miles Away

Adam Nossiter contributed an original report on the Lesotho coup. (Are we calling it a coup yet?)

Mr. Nossiter reported from Dakar, Senegal. This is how far Dakar is from Maseru, Lesotho. 8 more words

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Senegal Ebola 'top priority emergency': WHO

DAKAR, Senegal – The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar. 669 more words

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WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is “a top priority emergency,” the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar. 577 more words

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Experimental Ebola Vaccine Developed in Kentucky Tobacco Country

The Ebola outbreak spreading through West Africa now is expected to take upwards of nine months to be brought under control and could result in the infection of an estimated 20,000 people, at a cost of $490 million, according to a new 27-page report from the World Health Organization, which outlines a “road map” to end the outbreak. 318 more words

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Liberian Ebola survivor calls for more experimental drug to be sent to Africa; blockade lifted

MONROVIA, Liberia — A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa, while crowds celebrated in the streets Saturday after authorities reopened a slum that had been barricaded for more than a week to try to contain the disease. 543 more words

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