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28/11/2014
he Ebola death toll is up to 5,689 out of nearly 16,000 cases reported in eight countries by November 23, the World Health Organization said in its latest update.Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia were the hardest hit by the virus outbreak, ...   
28/11/2014
Military choppers thunder over the slums. Nearly a thousand British soldiers are on the scene, ferrying supplies and hammering together new Ebola clinics. Crates of food and medicine are flowing into the port, and planeloads of experts seem to ...   
27/11/2014
Sierra Leone will soon displace Liberia as the worst-hit of the West African countries ravaged by Ebola, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.More than 600 new cases of Ebola were reported in the three countries most affected — ...   
27/11/2014
Canada will send up to 40 military staff to Sierra Leone to help battle Ebola, the government said on Thursday as it also launched a campaign to recruit healthcare workers to help operate treatment centers in three West African ...   
27/11/2014
Campaigning is under way for Senate elections in Liberia, another sign that Ebola is loosening its deadly grip on the West African country even as it hits the capital of neighbouring Sierra Leone with increasing force. Senate candidate ...   
27/11/2014
A doctor working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Guinea said the organisation will remain in West Africa "till the very end" of the Ebola crisis.However, Pascal Piguet admitted he has "no idea" when that would be.He said that much ...   
27/11/2014
China, one of the first countries to send aid to battle Ebola in West Africa, ramped up the assistance significantly Tuesday by opening a 100-bed treatment center in Liberia as rows of uniformed Chinese army medics stood at ...   
27/11/2014
Deforestation in the Amazon rain forest dropped 18% over the past 12 months, falling to the second-lowest level in a quarter century, Brazil's environment minister said on Wednesday. Izabella Teixeira told participants at a news ...   
27/11/2014
Worried about the effects of global warming on agriculture, water and food security in their communities, social organisations in Central America are demanding that their governments put a priority on these issues in the COP20 climate ...   
27/11/2014
Indonesia’s reforming new president is to crack down on the rampant deforestation and peatland destruction that has made the nation the world’s third largest emitter of climate-warming carbon dioxide. Joko Widodo signalled the ...   
27/11/2014
Despite some progress in the effort to halt the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, global health organizations have far to go to meet a self-imposed Dec. 1 deadline for isolating patients with the deadly disease and safely burying those who die of ...   
27/11/2014
The death toll in the world's worst Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,689 out of 15,935 cases reported in eight countries by the end of Nov. 23, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. Almost all cases and all but 15 deaths have ...   
27/11/2014
Sierra Leone will "soon" dethrone Liberia as the hardest-hit country in West Africa`s Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization cautioned Wednesday. Nearly one-fifth of Sierra Leone`s total cases of Ebola were reported in a ...   
27/11/2014
A WHO seven-member delegation arrived here on Wednesday to review arrangements made to check Ebola virus. The delegation, including Dr Rayana Boughaka, Dr Musa Rahim, Dr Muntazirul Hashim, Dr Khalil, Dr Wasik Khan, Dr Mohammad Salman and ...   
27/11/2014
Liberia chasing Ebola now | Photo, Agence France-Presse
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday hailed Liberians' efforts in fighting the country's worst ever haemorrhagic fever outbreak, telling them: "Ebola was chasing us, today we are chasing Ebola." The head-of-state has welcomed a ...   
27/11/2014
The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, which has been surging in recent weeks, may have reached its peak and could be on the verge of slowing down, Sierra Leone's information minister said Wednesday.But in a reminder of how serious the ...   
26/11/2014
Emile Ouamouno was just two years old and living in the remote Guinean village of Meliandou when he began suffering from a fever, headache and bloody diarrhoea. In December 2013, despite his family's best efforts, the young boy died - ...   
26/11/2014
Sierra Leone appealed to the United States on Wednesday to send military aid to help it battle Ebola as it falls behind its West African neighbors Guinea and Liberia in the fight against the virus. The worst recorded Ebola outbreak has ...   
26/11/2014
Bearing witness to Ebola as a photographer can be tough, says Irishman Victor Lacken, who has spent the last three months in Liberia as an emergency communications delegate with the Red Cross. “But it’s not just Ebola, it’s the extreme ...   
26/11/2014
If you have ever wondered about the connection between giant hallucinogenic frogs, uncontacted peoples, conservation, and climate change - and who hasn't? - check out this tour de force TED talk from ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin: What the people of ...   
26/11/2014
Preliminary data released by the Brazilian government suggests that deforestation in Earth's largest rainforest slowed 18 percent over the past year. Figures published Wednesday by Brazil's National Space Research Institute (INPE) show ...   
26/11/2014
Deforestation in the Amazon rain forest dropped 18% over the past 12 months, falling to the second-lowest level in a quarter century, Brazil’s environment minister said on Wednesday. Izabella Teixeira told participants at a news ...   
26/11/2014
"There is a huge mismatch between the magnitude of the challenge and the response we heard here today," Graca Machel, Nelson Mandela's widow, told a summit to discuss climate change in New York this year. "The scale is much more than we have ...   
26/11/2014
In keeping with recent efforts to ramp up action against environmental crime, INTERPOL has highlighted nine fugitives for breaking laws related to illegal logging, poaching and the wildlife trade, illegal fishing, and waste dumping, among other ...   
26/11/2014
The European Commission called for 5,000 doctors to be sent from EU states to combat west Africa's Ebola epidemic, a European source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday."The situation is too serious and it needs an immediate ...   

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