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  • cdc monitoring tech for possible ebola exposure

    CDC monitoring tech for possible Ebola exposure

    World | December 25, 2014 10:39 IST

    Atlanta: A laboratory technician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was being monitored Wednesday for possible accidental exposure to the Ebola virus that came during an experiment, officials said.The person working in a

  • ebola crisis may result in more hunger undp report

    Ebola crisis may result in more hunger: UNDP report

    World | November 25, 2014 7:35 IST

    United Nations: Wild price swings caused by the Ebola health crisis are making it more difficult for households to feed themselves and make a stable living, according to a new UN report released Monday.The report

  • us president cautiously optimistic about ebola situation in

    US President 'cautiously optimistic' about Ebola situation in US

    World | October 23, 2014 7:57 IST

    Washington: President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he is ‘cautiously optimistic' about the Ebola situation in the US, as his government announced a new programme that will actively monitor for 21 days every person coming

  • us defence department to create medical team for ebola

    US defence department to create medical team for Ebola

    World | October 20, 2014 9:55 IST

    Washington: The US Department of Defense said on Sunday the military is creating a 30-member team which will be tasked with providing emergency assistance in case of Ebola virus infection in the country.The department's spokesman

  • who calls ebola modern world s worst health crisis

    WHO calls Ebola modern world's worst health crisis

    World | October 13, 2014 14:56 IST

    Manila: The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is ‘the most severe, acute health emergency seen in modern times' but adds that economic disruptions can be curbed if people are

  • risk of ebola spreading in europe very low who

    Risk of Ebola spreading in Europe very low: WHO

    World | October 09, 2014 8:29 IST

    Geneva: The risk of the Ebola virus disease spreading in Europe is extremely low, the World Health Organisation's regional director for Europe Zsuzsanna Jakab said on Wednesday.Due to travel between Europe and affected countries in

  • barak obama calls for more efforts against ebola crisis

    Barak Obama calls for more efforts against Ebola crisis

    World | October 07, 2014 6:36 IST

    Washington: Calling Ebola crisis an issue of global security, US President Barack Obama on Monday urged further efforts from international community to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.After meeting his national security aides, Obama

  • un chief sierra leone minister discuss ebola crisis

    UN chief, Sierra Leone minister discuss Ebola crisis

    World | September 30, 2014 13:10 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met Sierra Leone's Foreign Minister Samura Kamara to discuss the rising Ebola epidemic in the country."They discussed the effects of the Ebola outbreak on the country and how the

  • ebola death toll swells to 2 917 who

    Ebola death toll swells to 2,917: WHO

    World | September 26, 2014 9:35 IST

    Geneva: The world's worst-ever Ebola epidemic has now infected nearly 6,300 people in West Africa and killed nearly half of them, according to World Health Organisation figures released on Thursday.In its latest update, the UN

  • chinese wants further global action on ebola crisis

    Chinese wants further global action on Ebola crisis

    World | September 26, 2014 9:02 IST

    United Nations: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday called on the international community to take further action in its fight against the Ebola epidemic, which has claimed more than 2,900 lives and continues to

  • israel joins fight against ebola in africa

    Israel joins fight against Ebola in Africa

    World | September 22, 2014 14:02 IST

    Jerusalem: Israel has joined the international effort to help combat the Ebola outbreak across West Africa.Doctors from the country's leading medical institutions and other healthcare professionals are being sent to Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Liberia

  • ebola epidemic spiraling out of control barack obama

    Ebola epidemic spiraling out of control: Barack Obama

    World | September 17, 2014 6:26 IST

    Washington: The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is ‘spiraling out of control' and posing a potential threat to global security, US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday."If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could

  • ebola crisis un security council to hold emergency meeting

    Ebola crisis: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Thursday

    World | September 16, 2014 9:19 IST

    United Nations: The UN Security Council will be holding an emergency meeting on the Ebola crisis on Thursday, US Ambassador Samantha Power said on Tuesday,The meeting will discuss ways to scale up the global response

  • un to establish ebola crisis centre to stop virus spread

    UN to establish Ebola crisis centre to stop virus spread

    World | September 06, 2014 10:18 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday said that the world organisation is going to establish an Ebola crisis centre to stop the spread of the virus in six-nine months.Ban made the announcement

  • ebola crisis to last at least six months

    Ebola crisis to last at least six months

    World | August 16, 2014 7:23 IST

    Geneva: The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will take at least six months to bring it under control, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF).The situation was "deteriorating faster, and moving faster,