Kenema (Sierra Leone)

Type: City
Name: Kenema (Sierra Leone)
Country: Sierra Leone
Latitude: 7.88
Longitude: -11.19
population: 70,680
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 mins ago - 6 reports

Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hospital

Via Reuters: Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hospital.Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, over pay and poor working conditions, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday. Sierra Leone's ... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

President Obama's summer tan heats up social media

When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of his protective suit following hours on a sweltering ward, he would jump on the phone ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 9 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

The Ebola outbreak: That others may live

Via the Babbage blog at Economist.com: The Ebola outbreak: That others may live. Excerpt:It is a solemn custom in science to mark the names of collaborators who pass away during the course of an article's publication with a superscript no different than ... [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Mission to Sierra Leone cancelled due to deadly ebola outbreak

BROOKEBOROUGH man, Fred Parkinson has had to cancel a mission to Sierra Leone this week due to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola Virus in the city of Kenema. ... [Published Impartial Reporter - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Chief moves to shield his people from Ebola disease

A Paramount Chief in Sierra Leone has directed his people to stop any ambulance carrying infected patients to the treatment centre in his district.Sierra Leone is one of the four West African nations affected by the Ebola disease.Paramount chief Amara ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone Politics : Ambassador Yansaneh Frowns at Opposition MPs

“It Is Unholy for SLPP MPs to Deceive Their People over Government’s Support to the EVD Fight” APC National Scribe Ambassador Osman Yansaneh Slams Deception…The National Secretary General of the Governing All Peoples Congress (APC) Party has told a news ... [Published AwarenessTimes - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

That others may live

IT IS a solemn custom in science to mark the names of collaborators who pass away during the course of an article's publication with a superscript no different than that indicating their academic affiliation. Very rare indeed is the case that five ... [Published Babbage - The Economist - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sierra Leone: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Update (28 August 2014)

Source: Government of Sierra LeoneCountry: Sierra Leone  NEW CASES  Total Survived and Released Patients = 244  New Confirmed cases =[ 27, as follows:Kailahun = 8, Kenema = 4, Kono = 0Bombali = 3, Kambia = 0 Koinadugu = 0, Port Loko = 0, Tonkolili ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

S/Leone district bans entry of Ebola patients

A Paramount Chief in Sierra Leone`s eastern Kenema District has announced he was prohibiting entrance into his chiefdom by any ambulance carrying an Ebola patient from other parts of the country.The Chief, Amara Vangahun, said on Thursday that every district ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

US disease control boss touring S/Leone

The Director of the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC), Dr Tom Frieden, is in Sierra Leone for a familiarization tour of the Ebola situation.It is part of a larger tour of West African countries affected by the epidemic which has claimed over ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Frontline: Surviving the Quarantines Requires Generosity and Creativity in Equal Measures

Jusu Gambu is a resident of Pujehn, Sierra Leone, currently under quarantine. Aaron LemleAs more NGOs pull staff from Ebola-affected countries, quarantined families and villages need more help than ever. Those who are stepping up to help in Sierra Leone ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Caseload Could Exceed 20,000 in Course of Emergency

A health worker checks a blood sample for Ebola at Kenema government hospital, Sierra Leone. Photo: IRIN/Tommy Trenchard ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 29 2014]

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...cope with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, that has killed more than 1,550 people across West Africa, with the rate of infection still rising.  "The workers decided to stop working because we have not been paid our allowances and we lack some tools" said Ishmael Mehemoh, chief supervisor at the clinic in the city of Kenema, in the country's east...
"It is with a deep sense of sadness that we have lost one of our finest physicians in the line of duty at a time like when we need a lot of them to help in out fight against Ebola" Sierra Leone's new health minister Abubakarr Fofana said on Saturday
...stable over the past 6 weeks, last week brought the highest weekly increase of the outbreak so far in all three of the hardest-hit countries. "This highlights the urgent need to reinforce control measures and increase capacity for case management" the WHO said
What scares her more than Ebola patients, Begue says, is her colleagues: "If someone else is not that careful—if someone makes a mistake and you don't know it, and he doesn't know it, he might give you Ebola."

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That others may live [Published Babbage - The Economist - Aug 29 2014]
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What Drives Ebola Doctors? [Published National Geographic - Aug 29 2014]
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S/Leone district bans entry of Ebola patients [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
US disease control boss touring S/Leone [Published StarAfrica.com - Aug 29 2014]
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Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hos... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
Via Reuters: Health workers strike at Sierra Leone Ebola hospital.Health workers have gone on strike at a major state-run Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone, over pay and poor working conditions, hospital staff told Reuters on Saturday. Sierra Leone's ...
The Ebola outbreak: That others may live [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
Via the Babbage blog at Economist.com: The Ebola outbreak: That others may live. Excerpt:It is a solemn custom in science to mark the names of collaborators who pass away during the course of an article's publication with a superscript no different than ...
Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care [Published H5N1 - 14 hours ago]
Via The Washington Post: Ebola takes big toll on already poor health care. Excerpt:When the dreaded Ebola virus began infecting people in the Sierra Leone town of Kenema, Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan and his team were on the front lines. After stepping out of ...
Social anthropologist: 'Get tough' measures won... [Published H5N1 - Aug 30 2014]
Thanks to Cédric Moro for retweeting Adia Benton's tweet of this VOA News report: Social Anthropologist: 'Get Tough' Measures Won't Work for Ebola. Excerpt:As countries affected by the Ebola outbreak announce tougher measures to check the spread of the ...
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