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Ebola deaths near 4,500 as virus spreads

A total of 4,493 people have died from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. WHO said a total

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Ebola deaths top 3,330, but undercounted: WHO

The death toll from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record reached 3,338 people out of 7,178 cases in West Africa as of September 28, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday. It said the total number of new c

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Ebola cases 'could reach up to 1.4m by late January'

Between 550,000 and 1.4 million people in West Africa could be infected with the Ebola virus by January 20, 2015, according to a report issued on Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The top range of

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Ebola could hit 20,000 in six weeks

Ebola cases will continue to climb exponentially, and more than 20,000 people will have been infected by early November unless control measures in West Africa are enhanced quickly, a report said. Experts, including public health e

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‘No travel, trade bans on Ebola-hit Africa’

Independent health experts have advised the World Health Organization (WHO) that there should be no general ban on travel or trade with countries reeling from an Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the United Nations agency said on Monday.

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‘No travel, trade bans on Ebola-hit Africa’

Independent health experts have advised the World Health Organization (WHO) that there should be no general ban on travel or trade with countries reeling from an Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the United Nations agency said on Monday.

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DHA training programme on diagnostic imaging

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) in partnership with World Health Organisation (WHO), International Society of Radiology (ISR) and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences co-organised a training programme on diagnostic ima

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Ebola deaths jump by 200 in a day, top 2,290

The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has jumped by almost 200 in a single day to at least 2,296 and is already likely to be higher than that, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. The WHO said it had re

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Poor response to Ebola ‘causing needless deaths’

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus. In

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WHO roadmap to step up global response to Ebola

The World Health Organization (WHO) is today (August 28) issuing a "roadmap" to guide and coordinate the international response to the outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa.   The aim is to stop ongoing Ebol

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