Guinea Conakry

Type: Country
Name: Guinea Conakry
population: 7,988,524
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 15 mins ago - 6 reports

Nigeria Declared Ebola Free

:24The World Health Organisation has declared Nigeria Ebola-free after 42 days with no new cases of the virus reported in the country.A WHO representative told a news conference in Abuja the success story holds lessons for countries still struggling to ... [Published Radio Wave - 3 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 19 reports

Ebola screening to start at Gatwick airport

Comments (0)Screening for Ebola is set to be introduced at Gatwick airport from today.Screening will start at the north terminal and will be extended to the south terminal by the end of the week.The measures will be introduced for passengers travelling ... [Published Surrey Mirror - 44 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 2 reports

Stellar Diamonds : Surges On Diamond Finds At Baoulé Mine In Guinea

LONDON ( Alliance News ) - Stellar Diamonds PLC was the best-performing stock on the AIM All-Share index early Tuesday after the company said it had recovered large diamonds from trial mining conducted at the Baoulé Kimberlite mine in Guinea .Stellar ... [Published 4 Traders - 31 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Ebola Travel Ban Bill Would Stop New Visas For People From 3 West African Countries

Marco Rubio, R-Florida plans to introduce a bill that would stop new visas for people from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Rubio is among several republican members of congress who have advocated legislation that would ban travelers coming from West ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 10 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

Foreign deadly sea snake slithers into a casino and experts believe its likely there are MORE on their way Australia

Gamblers at SkyCity Casino on Saturday night knew they were rolling the dice, but they probably didn't know they were playing Russian roulette with a lethal sea snake.Just after midnight, security at the Arafura seaside casino called a local snake catcher ... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 7 reports

Ebola’s Economic Fallout Can’t Be Quarantined in Africa

Ebola’s economic effects in Africa are proving hard to quarantine even in the 49 of 54 countriesthat are untouched by the virus.Corporate events are being canceled, internationalinvestors are declining to visit and multinationals are on highalert. The ... [Published Bloomberg - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Begich urges more airport screenings for Ebola

U.S. Sen. Mark Begich has urged the president to expand health screenings at more international airports, including Anchorage, in response to Ebola concerns.In a letter to President Barack Obama, Begich said such "sensible travel restrictions" must be ... [Published - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 25 reports

REUTERS - EU nations seeking to find 1 billion euro fund for Ebola

European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis.EU foreign ministers began a week of talks Monday so their 28 leaders ... [Published Zaman - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 16 reports

Nigeria declared Ebola free

Abuja - The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared Nigeria Ebola free on Monday, after a 42 day period with no new cases elapsed."Nigeria is now free of Ebola," WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz told a news conference in the capital Abuja."This is a spectacular ... [Published News24 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 7 reports

Belgium's main airport starts Ebola screening

Brussels - Brussels airport has started Ebola screening as it receives four direct flights a week from the three west African countries stricken by the Ebola outbreak.At around 4am on Monday (20 October), passengers arriving at Brussels airport from Guinea ... [Published EUobserver - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 5 reports

Other developments in Ebola scare

An apology from Texas hospitalThe head of the group that runs the Texas hospital under scrutiny for mishandling an Ebola scare apologized Sunday in full-page ads in local Dallas newspapers, saying the hospital “made mistakes in handling this very difficult ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 9 reports

Ebola: ‘Disaster of our generation’

Share this:Aid agency Oxfam said in London over the weekend that Ebola could become the “definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation,” as President Aquino sought to raise public awareness on the deadly disease without causing undue panic here in ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Oct 19 2014]


"I don’t think we should ever say we are 100 percent prepared because it’s an ongoing process."
"Not only is the grade exceeding our minimum expectations but the recovery of three five carat diamonds, two of which are of excellent gem quality and shape, from a 196 carat diamond parcel is outstanding news" said Stellar Diamonds Chief Executive Karl Smithson
"Isolation and professional clinical treatment increase a person's chance of survival" reads part of a WHO public advisory
"If we don't combat Ebola it will take many more lives, but also it can pose a risk to the UK"

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Mild Ebola concerns for business travellers [Published Arabian Travel News - 47 mins ago]
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Japan steps up monitoring for Ebola patients [Published NHK - 1 hour ago]
EU pledges €500m to fight Ebola in West Africa [Published Citifmonline - 1 hour ago] | The Ebola outbreak so far [Published Health24 - 1 hour ago]
Worst-hit African nations receive vital supplie... [Published - 1 hour ago]
No decision on AFCON 2015 — Mahama [Published Graphic Ghana - 1 hour ago]
Heineken plant’s staff sent home for fear of Ebola [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
WHO declares Nigeria free of Ebola [Published MaltaToday - 1 hour ago]
Ebola: What has Africa learnt? [Published New African - 1 hour ago]
Nigeria is Ebola-free, says WHO [Published EuroNews - 1 hour ago]
Stellar Diamonds' Guinea trial mine yields seve... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom RSS feed - 1 hour ago]
Quarantine ends for kin, friends of Ebola victi... [Published Yahoo! India - 1 hour ago]
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Omics Find Chinks in Ebola Armor for Vaccine an... [Published Genetic Engineering News - 1 hour ago]
IMF projects positive outlook for SSA despite E... [Published GhanaWeb - 1 hour ago]
IMF forecasts Africa’s economic growth at 5% [Published IOL - 1 hour ago]
Letter to the Editor: Global Day of Action for ... [Published Emory Wheel - 1 hour ago]
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How An Intelligent Text Message Service Aims To... [Published - 49 mins ago]
A computer-controlled text message service could direct Ebola cases to appropriate medical facilities and track the spread of the disease in the process–provided it can raise the necessary funding. [ MIT Technology Review ] Back in July, Cedric ...
UK: Gatwick begins Ebola screening [Published H5N1 - 2 hours ago]
Via The Guardian: Gatwick begins Ebola screening. Excerpt:Screening for Ebola has begun at Gatwick airport as of Tuesday, Public Health England (PHE) has announced. It will start in the north terminal, followed by the south terminal from Wednesday, then ...
Liberia: Ebola no longer ‘localized emergency,’... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 3 hours ago]
Source: UN News ServiceCountry: Cuba, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 20 October 2014 – Ebola is no longer a localized public health emergency, top UN officials said in Havana today as they commended Cuba for ...
Only three Ebola-infected travellers per month ... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
Via The Guardian: Only three Ebola-infected travellers per month are likely to fly from west Africa. Excerpt:Fewer than three people a month infected with the Ebola virus are likely to try to board planes out of west Africa, according to a study that ...
Inside the Ebola Wars [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
Via The New Yorker: Inside the Ebola Wars, a long article by Richard Preston. His book The Hot Zone, about the early years of Ebola, is a little over the top. But he's a hell of a writer. Excerpt:The most dangerous outbreak of an emerging infectious disease ...
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