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UN calls for Ebola passenger screening as W. Africa death toll passes 1,200

The number of cases of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak has climbed to 2,240, including 1,229 deaths, the World Health Organization said. It urged affected countries to screen all people at international airports. 720 more words

Ebola outbreak scale ‘vastly underestimated’ – WHO

The official death toll from the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa is currently standing at 1,145 deaths out of 2,127 cases, but the numbers could be vastly underestimated, the World Health Organization has warned. 219 more words

Honoring Democracy: The Next Rung on the Ladder of World Evolution

“Let brotherly love continue.” ~Hebrews 13:1

Though democracy is just a word, it is a good word that symbolizes social equality, freedom and human rights for all. 286 more words

Politics

WHO: Ebola 'an international emergency'

WHO: Ebola ‘an international emergency’

BBC – 8 August 2014 Last updated at 10:40 ET

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency. 86 more words

In The News

EBOLA OUTBREAK: WHO LAUNCHING $100M PLAN AS DEATH TOLL TOPS 700

The World Health Organization is launching a $100-million response plan to combat an “unprecedented” outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has killed 729 people out of 1,323 infected since February, the agency said on Thursday. 1,290 more words

Sugar: how much is too much?

Today saw the UK’s Scientific Advisory Council on Nutrition publish their recommendations for sugar intake for the UK population, based on the most up-to-date evidence. … 573 more words

Food Policy