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Africans worst responders in Ebola crisis

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The head of Africa’s continental body did not get to an Ebola-hit country until last week – months after alarm bells first rang and nearly 5,000 deaths later. Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained … Continue reading

November 03, 2014

De Blasio’s plan: a steady voice in time of Ebola

NEW YORK (AP) — Within hours of New York City’s first confirmed Ebola case, Mayor Bill de Blasio made a point of following in the patient’s footsteps: riding the subways, eating at a meatball restaurant, even visiting the hospital’s isolation … Continue reading

November 03, 2014

Scientists try to predict number of US Ebola cases

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year’s end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and … Continue reading

November 03, 2014

Sierra Leone doctor tests positive for Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Authorities in Sierra Leone said Sunday that another doctor there has tested positive for Ebola, marking a setback for efforts to keep desperately needed health care workers safe in the West African country ravaged by … Continue reading

November 03, 2014

France takes in UNICEF worker with Ebola

PARIS (AP) — France’s government has flown in a UNICEF employee infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone for treatment. The Health Ministry says the patient was evacuated in a special flight and is undergoing treatment in “high-security isolation” in Begin … Continue reading

November 03, 2014

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