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  • ebola crisis not yet over report

    Ebola crisis not yet over: Report

    World | March 24, 2015 12:07 IST

    Johannesburg: The number of Ebola cases might have declined, but the crisis caused by the disease is not yet over, the global medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said on Monday.The organisation also revealed

  • un agencies join forces for zero ebola in west africa

    UN agencies join forces for zero Ebola in West Africa

    World | March 12, 2015 7:15 IST

    United Nations: Two UN agencies -- the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) -- have come together to bring the cases of Ebola outbreak in West Africa down to zero, a

  • ebola death toll rises to 6 331 as s leone overtakes liberia

    Ebola death toll rises to 6,331 as S Leone overtakes Liberia

    World | December 27, 2014 11:07 IST

    Geneva: More than 6,300 people have now died from Ebola in the three hardest hit nations in west Africa, the World Health Organization has said, as Sierra Leone overtook Liberia as the country with the

  • francois hollande to visit guinea next week focus on

    Francois Hollande to visit Guinea next week, focus on fighting Ebola

    World | November 22, 2014 6:28 IST

    Paris: French President Francois Hollande will visit the West African countries next week, including the Ebola-hit Guinea-Conakry Nov 28 and will focus on ways to eradicate the deadly virus, media reported on Friday.Hollande would "implement

  • un ebola mission official dies in guinea

    UN Ebola mission official dies in Guinea

    World | November 18, 2014 7:56 IST

    Accra: The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) here on Monday announced the sudden death of Marcel Rudasingwa, assistant secretary general and the Mission's emergency crisis manager in Guinea.Rudasingwa, a Rwandan national, passed

  • ebola death toll rises to 5 177 who

    Ebola death toll rises to 5,177: WHO

    World | November 15, 2014 11:08 IST

    Geneva: The World Health Organisation said today that 5,177 people had so far died of Ebola across eight countries, out of a total 14,413 cases of infection, since late December 2013.On Wednesday, the UN health

  • unicef to increase staff in africa to combat ebola

    UNICEF to increase staff in Africa to combat Ebola

    World | November 04, 2014 10:43 IST

    United Nations: UNICEF said that the agency would be increasing its staff from 300 to 600 to combat Ebola in West Africa's Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the three countries most affected by the dreaded

  • ebola responsible for more than 4 800 deaths who

    Ebola responsible for more than 4,800 deaths: WHO

    World | October 23, 2014 8:34 IST

    London: The World Health Organization says Ebola is now believed to have killed more than 4,800 people globally and that the spread of the lethal virus remains "persistent and widespread" in West Africa.In a new

  • barack obama coalition building again this time on ebola

    Barack Obama coalition-building again, this time on Ebola

    World | October 20, 2014 23:49 IST

    Washington: After rallying dozens of nations to join the fight against Islamic State militants, President Barack Obama is back in the coalition-building business — this time to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.Obama is

  • ebola death toll soars to 4 555 total 9 216 cases

    Ebola Death Toll Soars to 4,555, Total 9,216 Cases Registered: WHO

    World | October 18, 2014 9:43 IST

    Geneva: More than 4,500 people have died in the deadly Ebola outbreak that began in west Africa at the beginning of the year, fresh World Health Organization figures showed today.The UN health agency said that

  • guinean hospitalised in rio de janeiro tests negative for

    Guinean hospitalised in Rio de Janeiro tests negative for Ebola

    World | October 12, 2014 9:18 IST

    Rio de Janeiro: The Guinean, Souleymane Bah, hospitalised since late last week here, tested negative in his first diagnosis for Ebola, the Brazilian health ministry said on Saturday.The patient is asymptomatic and in good health,

  • un chief appoints three ebola crisis managers

    UN chief appoints three Ebola crisis managers

    World | October 09, 2014 12:09 IST

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed three crisis managers for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone where the Ebola epidemic is spreading.His spokesperson said Wednesday Ban appointed Marcel Rudasingwa of Rwanda as Ebola

  • ebola sierra leone asks to play in ghana

    Ebola: Sierra Leone asks to play in Ghana

    Soccer | August 13, 2014 12:28 IST

    CAIRO : Sierra Leone has asked for permission to play some of its African Cup qualifiers in Ghana because of the Ebola outbreak at home. The Confederation of African Football said in a statement to

  • ebola virus man under observation in chennai hospital

    Ebola virus: Man under observation in Chennai hospital

    India | August 10, 2014 16:26 IST

    Chennai: A 26-year-old man, who had returned from Guinea, has been admitted in a government hospital in Chennai and is under "screening and observation" for Ebola virus, hospital authorities said.The man from Theni district in

  • guinea bissau president dies

    Guinea-Bissau President Dies

    World | January 10, 2012 12:47 IST

    Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, Jan 10: President Malam Bacai Sanha, who was elected in this tiny, coup-prone nation on Africa's western coast about two years ago after the previous leader was assassinated, has died in Paris after

  • us fugitive lived openly in africa

    US Fugitive Lived Openly In Africa

    World | September 29, 2011 16:24 IST

    Lisbon, Portugal, Sept 29: The former U.S. ambassador to Guinea-Bissau says an American fugitive who conducted a brazen 1970s plane hijacking lived openly in the African nation during the 1980s under his real name.Retired Ambassador