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Ebola in Nigeria: 160 placed under observation in Rivers state

From Lucie Lecomte, a Nigerian website called Spesh's World: Ebola: 160 placed under observation in Rivers. Excerpt:Following the death of an Ebola victim in Port Harcourt, Rivers State during the week, at least 160 persons that made contact with the ... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 54 mins ago - Updated 54 mins ago - 1 reports

Ebola in Rivers state: 160 now under surveillance, late doctor’s wife moved to Lagos

Via the Nigerian Tribune: Ebola in Rivers: 160 now under surveillance, late doctor’s wife moved to Lagos. The full report:A  total of 160 people have now been quarantined in Rivers State to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, according to Dr Sampson ... [Published H5N1 - 54 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

World Food Programme on Ebola and West African markets

Via ReliefWeb, a report from the World Food Programme: West and Central Africa - Markets Update: Special Issue on the Ebola Outbreak, August 2014. Click through to download the PDF. The highlights:Fundamentals:•As of August 21, all land borders of Guinea, ... [Published H5N1 - 5 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Ebola in Sierra Leone: Health minister sacked

Via the Facebook page SIERRA LEONE ISSUES:~ Breaking news: Miatta Kargbo Minister of Health has been recalled to State House to serve in the SPU. Dr Abu Bakarr Fofana now minister of health and sanitation. Ms Madina Rahman deputy minister of health n ... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Liberia: Aid worker escapes Ebola virus, remains in region

Lucie Lecomte has just sent me a batch of remarkable reports, of which this is just one. I'll post the others very shortly. This one is an ominous portent for NGOs in West Africa. Via The Vancouver Sun: Aid worker escapes Ebola virus, remains in region. ... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 6 reports

Guinean student is first case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal

Via Reuters: Guinean student is first case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal.Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, became the region's fifth country to confirm a case of Ebola on Friday after a student arrived from neighbouring ... [Published H5N1 - 5 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dragons' teeth

Via ReliefWeb, a report from World Vision: Children 'may never recover' from Syrian conflict. The full report and then a comment:Children’s aid agency World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian ... [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Ebola in Liberia: West Point quarantine routinely breached

Via the Daily Observer: Drop-off Point to West Point. The quarantine appears to be more public-health theatre than serious containment. Excerpt:Liberian law enforcement has been enabling personal contact between quarantined residents of West Point and ... [Published H5N1 - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Scientists found the origins of the Ebola outbreak — by tracking its mutations

Via Vox.com, Susannah Locke has a good analysis of the major paper published today: Scientists found the origins of the Ebola outbreak — by tracking its mutations. Excerpt:One of the big mysteries in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is where the virus ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

Nigeria: Update on the Ebola case in Port Harcourt

Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for sending the link to this post from Welcome to Boma Peters' Blog: Update on the Ebola case in Port Harcourt.The Good Heart Hospital is where Doctor Ikechukwu Sam Enemuo who hails from Anambra State was rushed to after he took ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 3 reports

Sense of urgency heightens over Ebola crisis

Thanks to Lucie Lecomte for sending the link to this report in The Washington Post: Sense of urgency heightens over Ebola crisis. Excerpt:The Ebola outbreak sweeping through West Africa will get significantly worse before it subsides, infecting as many ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Experimental Canadian Ebola vaccine wouldn’t reach Africa before 2015

Via The Globe and Mail: Experimental Canadian Ebola vaccine wouldn’t reach Africa before 2015. Excerpt:Human trials of Canada’s experimental Ebola vaccine are expected to start in the United States this fall, but, like other vaccine candidates headed ... [Published H5N1 - Aug 28 2014]

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...The food is enough, but is not in place.”  "During food distribution, everybody form a line waiting to catch their food, -  food is sprayed and thrown into plastic in the air, so those who are strong can catch and help the weak ones to catch theirs because there was a boundary between us.” He said the medication provided was good and the minimum tablet a sick person takes is six per hour and per day he took about 20 tablets in 24hours. “People go to Foya after the tests are conducted the Ebola patients are confirmed and the non Ebola patients are treated and later referred to other hospitals,” he said. Render service in community According to him the doctors certificated him because he tested negative for the disease repeatedly. “The doctor said to me, the medicine has certified you and you are to go outout to the society to help,” he said. Mr. Sheriff said he wants to volunteer his service to the fight against Ebola. “In case someone dies in the community, we can be available and protected to go out and help take care of that person who has died instead of waiting for the medical team. The people who are taking care are dressed fearfully, which alone tells that the sickness is bad, so if I am to help I should be dressed the same way in order to help someone in the community.”"
...the student from the Guinean capital Conakry had disappeared three weeks ago while under surveillance for having close contact with Ebola victims.  "The results of tests carried out by the Pasteur Institute in Dakar were positive (for Ebola)" the minister said...
... The FCO say British nationals working in these countries "should be aware that the narrowing range of commercial flight options and growing restrictions on travel may make it difficult to leave, particularly at short notice" . The government officials advise people should stay in contact with employers, discussing any help and support they can provide
... But the Guinean health services reported on Wednesday "the disappearance of a person infected with Ebola who reportedly travelled to Senegal" according to Senegal's health minister...

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Ebola in Rivers state: 160 now under surveillan... [Published H5N1 - 54 mins ago]
Via the Nigerian Tribune: Ebola in Rivers: 160 now under surveillance, late doctor’s wife moved to Lagos. The full report:A  total of 160 people have now been quarantined in Rivers State to contain the spread of the Ebola virus, according to Dr Sampson ...
Ebola in Sierra Leone: Health minister sacked [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
Via the Facebook page SIERRA LEONE ISSUES:~ Breaking news: Miatta Kargbo Minister of Health has been recalled to State House to serve in the SPU. Dr Abu Bakarr Fofana now minister of health and sanitation. Ms Madina Rahman deputy minister of health n ...
Ebola in Nigeria: 160 placed under observation ... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
From Lucie Lecomte, a Nigerian website called Spesh's World: Ebola: 160 placed under observation in Rivers. Excerpt:Following the death of an Ebola victim in Port Harcourt, Rivers State during the week, at least 160 persons that made contact with the ...
Liberia: Aid worker escapes Ebola virus, remain... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
Lucie Lecomte has just sent me a batch of remarkable reports, of which this is just one. I'll post the others very shortly. This one is an ominous portent for NGOs in West Africa. Via The Vancouver Sun: Aid worker escapes Ebola virus, remains in region. ...
Dragons' teeth [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
Via ReliefWeb, a report from World Vision: Children 'may never recover' from Syrian conflict. The full report and then a comment:Children’s aid agency World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian ...
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