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Today in history: Ebola makes its deadly presence known

ReporterNews.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
It is the first recorded case of Ebola, a virus that still plagues the world. After worker dies, 283 more cases are reported with half the victims dying of the hemorrhagic fever that starts four to 15 days after the person is infected.

Ebola Survivors Become First Line EVD Life Savers

Front Page Africa - ‎19 hours ago‎
Monrovia-As the Partnership for Research on the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia (PREVAIL) continues its Community Engagement awareness in communities across the country, the representative of the Liberia Crusaders for Peace (LCP) Mr. Daniel Bumie ...

What It's Like to Have an Ebola Scare

The Atlantic - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
In January 2016, I spent four hours on a Wednesday afternoon wondering if maybe I had Ebola. I was a week into a reporting trip in Freetown, Sierra Leone, and that morning, I had woken up with a pounding headache, aching joints, and chills in 96-degree ...
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Sierra Leone cleared to perform Hajj after two-year Ebola ban

Africanews - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
The ban on Sierra Leonean Muslims performing Hajj has been lifted by Saudi Arabia after two years since the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the West African country.

After Ebola

The Atlantic - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
Long before West Africa's 2014 Ebola epidemic, Liberia was already stricken—by poverty, corruption, hunger. Bushmeat, a cheap source of protein, is a source of the disease, and scarcity, more generally, is what typically brings people into contact ...
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2500 Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone to get monthly allowance

Africanews - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
2500 Ebola survivors, mostly women and children, have been targeted to receive monthly allowance and skills training as part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)'s Ebola Recovery plan.

Students design ebola protection suit improvements

Science Daily - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
For health workers in the field treating people stricken with Ebola and other diseases, a protective suit is the first defense against infection.

Global Ebola Viral Infections Pipeline Review, H1 2016 - Analysis, Technologies & Forecasts - Key Vendors: AnGes ...

Business Wire (press release) - ‎Jun 22, 2016‎
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Ebola Viral Infections, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.

Liberia after Ebola: Turning midwives into surgeons

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jun 15, 2016‎
Before the outbreak of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, the country had a total of 50 doctors for its population of 4.3 million.

IDS-led team wins first prize for social science response to Ebola

Institute of Development Studies - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
In awarding the prize to Professor Leach and team, the judging panel stated, 'it's clear that the ERAP team had a direct impact on lessening the amount of deaths and spread of Ebola by ensuring that learning from years of research in the area was ...
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Liberia under high surveillance despite 'Ebola-free' status

Africanews - ‎Jun 16, 2016‎
Days after being declared Ebola free for the fourth time since a 2013 outbreak in West Africa, normalcy is returning to Liberia.

Ebola's Ongoing Torment [Video]

Scientific American - ‎Jun 14, 2016‎
Josephine Karwah is a young woman from Liberia, living in a village called Smell No Taste. In 2014 she became an Ebola virus victim, staggering into a treatment center in the capital city of Monrovia.

Liberia: Bwiaa Erects Anti-Ebola Billboard, Donates to Clinics

AllAfrica.com - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
The Booker Washington Institute Alumni Association (BWIA) has unveiled a welcome and anti-Ebola billboard near the Roberts International Airport (RIA) in Margibi County.
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Girls Expelled For Getting Pregnant During Ebola Crisis Back In School

Huffington Post - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
Mariatu Koroma, 18, four-months-pregnant, battles intense pain while waiting for an Ebola test in Port Loko, Sierra Leone, on Monday, November 24, 2014.

Liberia: The GAC Report On the Ebola Trust Fund Swept Under the Carpet or 'Burnt' With the Ebola Dead

AllAfrica.com - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday June 9, 2016 officially declared Liberia free of the Ebola virus transmission after the country successfully passed forty-two days without a confirmed case of the disease.
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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center tapped to fight Ebola

Los Angeles Times - ‎Jun 14, 2016‎
The 2014 Ebola outbreak killed thousands of people worldwide and set off international panic about the spread of the highly contagious disease.

Lee Anthropology Students Experience Post-Ebola Liberia

Liberian Daily Observer - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
The academic purpose of the trip was to record the distresses caused by a 14-year civil war and the Ebola pandemic by hearing and collecting survival stories, aiding in the needs assessment of the Phebe Gray Orphanage, and studying a traditional rural ...

Liberia: BWI Alumni Association Unveils Anti-Ebola Billboard

AllAfrica.com - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
The Booker Washington Institute (BWI) Alumni Association has formally unveiled a welcome an anti-Ebola billboard posted near the Roberts International Airport (RIA) in Margibi County, and made a donation of faucet buckets to two key clinics in the ...
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) Optimistic on Zika/Ebola Vaccine Progress

TheStreet.com - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
He also said Inovio is "in the process of completing our first 75-subject study" for Ebola, where they "we were able to generate very high levels of Ebola-specific antibodies that can protect the patients." Research papers for peer review on Inovio's ...
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