DAKAR, Senegal – There has been panic and fear about the deadly Ebola disease spreading ever since Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a Liberian man sick with the disease had travelled to Togo and then Nigeria before dying. 331 more words
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(CNN) — A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.
On Saturday, Samaritan’s Purse announced that American doctor Kent Brantly had become infected. 513 more words
The Liberian government closed off most of the country’s border crossings Sunday in an effort to curb an Ebola outbreak that has already killed over 670 people across Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone and become the largest outbreak of the virus on record. 235 more words
Ebola deadlier than HIV/AIDS, says don
A professor of Epedimiology and Community Health Science, University of Ilorin, Dr Tanimola Akande, said yesterday that Ebola virus, currently ravaging some West African countries, is the most health challenge currently facing the continent. 355 more words