Guinea Conakry

Type: Country
Name: Guinea Conakry
population: 7,988,524
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 14 reports

Ottawa pledges nearly $1.3M to fight Ebola in West Africa

Ottawa is pledging nearly $1.3 million to help fight the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.Canada's Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development department announced $1,285,000 in funding on Friday, one day after the World Health Organization announced ... [Published CTV News - 40 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Emergency Moves Against Ebola Onslaught in Guinea Unveiled by the WHO

A raft of emergency measures have been launched by the World Health Organization in the Guinean capital Conakry to control an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus that has so far killed a hundred people across the country.The UN health agency announced ... [Published MedIndia - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Sierra Leone News: MP embarks on Ebola sensitization

Sierra Leone News: MP embarks on Ebola sensitizationIn a bid to intensify sensitization about the prevention and control of Ebola virus in the country an All People’s Congress (APC) party, Hon. Thomas B. Turay (TBT) of Constituency 034 has organised ... [Published Awoko - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 28 reports

Dr. Gupta dispels Ebola myths

Reporting from Guinea, Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains some common misconceptions of one of the world's most deadly viruses. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Guinea Bissaus presidential elections headed into run-off

Jose Mario Vaz, the candidate for the African Independence Party for Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), will battle it out with Nuno Gomes Nabiam, an independent candidate, in Guinea Bissau's second ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 12 reports

West Africa: Combatting Ebola Online and Offline...

Social NetworksPosted by Silas Gbandiaon April 17 2014Ebola is highly contagious and life threatening. Outbreaks tend to come in waves and to spread quickly. Now the Mano River Union countries of West Africa - Sierra Leone, Guinea, Liberia and Ivory ... [Published IDG Connect - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Eaten by cannibals in New Guinea?

The author of a new book on the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in 1961 claims to have solved one of America's most enduring mysteries.The 23-year-old son of New York's Governor Nelson Rockefeller and an heir to a vast family fortune went missing ... [Published BBC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 7 reports

Ebola virus in Africa outbreak is a new strain

file photo, medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital wait to receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea. The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea in 2014 is a new strain _ evidence that the disease did ... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Goldmine collapse kills 7 in Guinea

A landslide at a goldmine in northeastern Guinea has killed at least seven people, officials say. The incident took place on Tuesday at the small goldmine in the remote, mineral-rich Siguiri province, a police official said on Wednesday. "The collapse ... [Published Press tv - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Brazil's Vale says China pessimism not justified - CEO

BRASILIA – Vale is not concerned about an economic slowdown in China, the mining company's top iron-ore market, because Chinese steel output is setting records, CEO Murilo Ferreia told Reuters on Wednesday.China's economic indicators remain strong, Ferreira ... [Published Mining Weekly - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Dr. Gupta Were aliens in Ebolas world

Those in Ebola isolation wards must don isolation gear Doctors are risking their lives to help save their patients, Dr. Sanjay Gupta says More than 120 killed in outbreak in Guinea and Liberia; 17 ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: Sanjay Gupta, Ebola, Liberia
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 10 reports

Could Ebola spread out of Africa?

Via Haaretz, a dubious report: Ebola could spread out of Africa, doctors admit. Excerpt:While Guinea claims its outbreak of Ebola is "almost under control," the fact is ethat the deadly virus had broken out of remote villages surrounded by forest into ... [Published H5N1 - Apr 16 2014]

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...ensure strong surveillance and investigation as well as a coordinated response to new or suspected cases," he said in a statement released Friday. "Canada's support will play a critical role in responding to and preventing the spread of this deadly disease."
"In a situation like the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, it is of critical importance to implement measures to end the chain of transmission" said International Development Minister Christian Paradis in a statement announcing Canada's $1,285,000 contribution to international efforts to control...
"It is so rare, but when it pops up, it's ugly," he said. "It's going to come popping up again. We want to advance (rapid testing) to the stage where it can be used next time."

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Liberia: April 17, 2014 Press Release on the Eb... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: Government of LiberiaCountry: Liberia The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and partners, is exerting frantic efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola virus in the country. Some of the concrete steps taken ...
Guinea: Canada Announces Emergency Contribution... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 4 hours ago]
Source: Government of CanadaCountry: Canada, Guinea, Liberia April 18, 2014 The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Rona Ambrose, ...
Emergence of Zaire Ebola Virus Disease in Guine... [Published NEJM Articles Most Widely Covered in the Press - 4 hours ago]
Outbreaks caused by viruses of the genera ebolavirus and marburgvirus represent a major public health issue in sub-Saharan Africa. Ebola virus disease is associated with a case fatality rate of 30 to 90%, depending on the virus species. Specific conditions ...
VIROLOGISTS: Ebola circulating Guinea new strai... [Published Drudge Report Feed - 9 hours ago]
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Fear of Ebola Causes Revenue Short Fall at Gant... [Published Liberia News - 11 hours ago]
Authorities at the Ganta Port of Entry in Nimba County say that the news of the Ebola Virus has drastically slowed activity between Liberia and Guinea, causing low revenue intake at the usually-busy border. ...
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Ebola fears change the menu in Ghana [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 11 2014]
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