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Gooderson blames Ebola for skipping dividend

BDlive - ‎5 hours ago‎
ALTX-listed holiday resort and hotel owner Gooderson Leisure cited "load shedding, interest rate hikes, spread of the Ebola virus and SA's onerous new visa laws" as reasons for skipping a dividend this year. It paid a dividend of 2.025c last year ...
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Liberia: The Ebola Stories That Don't Get Told

AllAfrica.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
International news reports about Liberia left the impression of overwhelming irrationality in response to the Ebola crisis - an impression that endures among both policy makers and a larger public outside Africa.

Ministry strategises against Tomato Ebola

TODAY.ng - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tuta Absoluta, otherwise known as 'tomato ebola,' has recently ravaged tomato farms in Nigeria and has been of great concern to the nation.
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Scots Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey 'may never run again'

BBC News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola has said she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again.

West Africa better prepared to contain future Ebola outbreaks-WHO

Citizen TV (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
The World Health Organization's Regional Director for Africa says West Africa is better prepared to tackle future outbreaks of Ebola. In an exclusive interview with VOA, Matshidiso Moeti says Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are now able to respond ...

W. Africa Better Prepared to Contain Future Ebola Outbreaks

Voice of America - ‎May 29, 2016‎
The World Health Organization's Regional Director for Africa says West Africa is better prepared to tackle future outbreaks of Ebola. In an exclusive interview with VOA, Matshidiso Moeti says Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are now able to respond ...

Student Invention Helps Safeguard Health-Care Workers Treating Ebola

Wall Street Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
On Saturday, Jason Kang, Katherine Jin and Kevin Tyan are scheduled to travel to West Africa—for the second time in six months—to gather feedback for a solution they made to combat Ebola. They have developed a powder that colorizes disinfecting ...
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We Should Not Divert Funds From Ebola to Pay for Zika. Ebola's Still a Threat.

Slate Magazine - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A Guinea's health worker removes a matress at an Ebola Donka treatment centre in Conakry on A health worker removes a mattress at an Ebola Donka treatment center in Conakry, Guinea, on Dec. 8, 2014. Errant cases of Ebola have continued into 2016.
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Zika virus is being mishandled like Ebola epidemic warns global health expert ahead of Olympics

Daily Mail - ‎May 28, 2016‎
The Zika virus crisis, casting a shadow over the Rio Olympics, is being mishandled by the World Health Organisation in the same way they mishandled the Ebola epidemic in 2013 that left more than 11,000 people dead it is being claimed. British golden ...

Magazine|He Survived Ebola. Now He's Fighting to Keep It From Spreading.

New York Times - ‎May 26, 2016‎
In Guinea, as new cases of Ebola continue to appear, the front-line soldiers in this fight will be the health workers in Faranah and other towns across the countryside.
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After Ebola Fail, WHO Launches New Approach to Emergencies

NBCNews.com - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Stung by failures in its response to Ebola, the World Health Organization is revamping how it responds to emergencies to become nimbler, more reactive and more operational in "one of the most profound transformations" ever at the U.N.

Tomato Ebola: Addressing food security through biotechnology

The Punch - ‎2 hours ago‎
The “Tuta Absoluta” scourge, otherwise known as “tomato Ebola”, which has severely attacked tomato production in Nigeria in recent months has shown, yet again, how vulnerable the country's food security readiness is.
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Tomato Ebola

The Nation Newspaper - ‎May 29, 2016‎
It is a reflection of the devastating potency of the pest responsible for the large-scale destruction of tomato farms in six states that the destroyer has been named “Tomato Ebola”. Likening the pest's destructive power to the dreaded and deadly Ebola ...

After ebola comes the mining collapse

The Times (subscription) - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Suleiman Kamara says he's ready to die. On a baking hot afternoon in Ferengbeya - a clutch of simple brick houses in the heart of the jungle of central Sierra Leone - the slender 28-year-old explained why.
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Ebola studies note sexual, breastmilk, healthcare spread

CIDRAP - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A new study explored flare-ups of Ebola in Sierra Leone in the second half of last year, which might have involved both transmission via sex and via breastmilk, while a separate report noted the heavy burden of the disease on healthcare workers (HCWs ...

Youth Praised for Fighting Against Ebola

VOA Zimbabwe - ‎12 hours ago‎
Zimbabwean Expert Wynne Musabayana Deputy Head of Communication and Information, Lead Communicator in the Ebola Intervention and Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the Africa Union says youth played an integral role against the ...
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A Moth Nicknamed 'Tomato Ebola' Ravages Nigeria's Tomatoes

NPR - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Some Nigerians are calling the pest that has ravaged the crop "Tomato Ebola." Nigeria's federal agriculture minister, Audu Ogbeh, confirmed Wednesday that the pest has spread to at least six states and poses a threat to national food security.
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Sexual transmission involved in tail end of Ebola epidemic

Science Daily - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The team generated 554 complete Ebola genome sequences from samples of blood, buccal swabs, semen and breast milk collected between December 2014 and September 2015 from Ebola isolation and treatment centres in the north and west of the ...

NJADO Awards Scholarships to Ebola Orphans

Sierra Express Media - ‎18 hours ago‎
The Njaluahun Development Organization (NJADO) on Friday 27th May 2016 awarded scholarships to 54 Ebola orphans in Segbwema Town, Njaluahun Chiefdom Kailahun District.
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Stealing From Ebola to Fight Zika

New York Times - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Further, the House insisted that even that sum be offset by cuts to other programs, including those aimed at Ebola. That makes no sense.
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