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  • Equatorial Guinea replaces Morocco as 2015 Africa Cup host
    Equatorial Guinea replaces Morocco as 2015 Africa Cup host
    The 16 team Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament will be held in Equatorial Guinea, instead of Morocco in 2015. Due to ebola fears, Morocco pulled out of hosting the most important tournament on the continent of Africa. A bi-annual event that...
  • Ebola outbreak
    Ebola: On the frontline lines Red Cross attacked
    Red Cross volunteers have been working hard to contain the outbreak of Ebola, but a team got attacked on Tuesday while collecting infected bodies. The Red Cross team was in southeastern Guinea, when they were attacked. The attack is just the...
  • Guinea Water Project to bring safe drinking water to West Africa
    Guinea Water Project to bring safe drinking water to West Africa
    The Guinea Water Project is a fundraising campaign to make and distribute sustainable biosand water filters in Guinea, West Africa. A local group of friends and volunteers came together and launched the campaign, hoping to raise $20,000 this fall....
  • Ebola death toll exceeds 1,000
    Ebola death toll exceeds 1,000
    Ebola continues to claim more victims with a death toll that has now surpassed 1,000 in West Africa, according to a report published by CBSNews.com on August 11, 2014.The World Health Organization, a branch of the United Nations, is responsible...
  • Fighting Ebola
    WHO says 'Drastic action needed' to stop Ebola outbreak
    On Friday, the World Health Organization (WHO) said "drastic action is needed" if the deadly Ebola outbreak inGuinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia is to be contained. Teams of experts have been sent to the affectedareas to help locals and...
  • Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of Ebola virus
    West Africa Ebola outbreak deadliest ever, MSF says,'We have reached our limits'
    The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, which saw it's beginnings in February 2014, has grown and spread to become the largest and deadliest outbreak of the lethal virus since first seen in Zaire in 1976.The World Health Organization (WHO), in...
  • Guinea Ebola epidemic kills more than 200 people
    'Worst ever' Ebola outbreak claims more than 200 lives
    Reported today, June 4, an Ebola outbreak in Guinea has now claimed more than 200 lives. From Guinea to Liberia and Sierra Leone, the battle continues to stop this rapid outbreak which the World Health Organization has dubbed “the worst ever...
  • Two oral cholera vaccines are available from the WHO
    New oral cholera vaccine highly effective during outbreak in Guinea
    An new oral vaccine against cholera was highly effective in preventing further cases in treated people during a recent cholera outbreak in Guinea, according to a new study, which is the first ever conducted during an actual outbreak in Africa...
  • Guinea Ebola epidemic continues to kill.
    Growing Ebola epidemic in Guinea ignites crowd attacks
    According to an April 5 report, the Ebola virus continues to spread in Guinea causing crowds to attack healthcare workers. A flash mob attacked a clinic where Doctors Without Borders were treating victims. That wasn't very smart -- those...
  • Ebola outbreak: Bio-hazard-contagious virus caused many deaths
    Ebola outbreak: Bio-hazard-contagious virus caused many deaths
    Ebola is a highly contagious virus that is spreading throughout West Africa. Health authorities have deemed this viral disease as a high risk and top alert for the area. The virus is so contagious you can contract it just by touching one who is...
  • Ebola virus
    Update: Ebola confirmed in Conakry
    The number of Ebola cases in Guinea has jumped to 103, which includes fourlaboratory confirmed cases of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever (EHF), plus a fifth case who died without confirmation in the capital, Conakry, according to a World Health...
  • Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus
    Ebola outbreak continues in Guinea, Liberia backtracks on Ebola statement
    The outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in the West African country of Guinea continues to increase in both suspected cases and deaths, according to a U.S. Embassy in Conakry, Guinea message Mar. 26.In a World Health Organization (WHO) Ebola Task...
  • Ebola epidemic
    Ebola outbreak continues
    The Guinea Ebola outbreak continues, and has killed 59 people and continues to be monitored for possibly crossing borders.According to the World Health Organization press release, Guinea notified WHO of "a rapidly evolving outbreak in...
  • Ebola outbreak: 59 killed after Ebola outbreak in West Africa
    Ebola outbreak: 59 killed after Ebola outbreak in West Africa
    An Ebola outbreak in West Africa is responsible for the death of 59 people so far. On March 23, The Inquisitr reported that the spread of the virus is likely according to authorities. With 90% of infected patients succumbing to the disease, this...
  • Ebola sweeps through southern Guinea
    Ebola sweeps through southern Guinea
    A recent outbreak of Ebola has already killed 59 people as it rages through the west African nation of Guinea and threatens to spread to Monrovia, Liberia according to an unnamed medical source, who noted that “80% of trade goods in the...