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23/11/2014
A snapshot of the Ebola epidemic raging across West Africa shows a wildfire of infections only slightly contained. While cases have been on the decline in Liberia, the outbreak is worsening in neighboring countries, where basic ...   
23/11/2014
It's been three weeks since the White House event where President Barack Obama shook hands with doctors and nurses who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, and the president apparently does not have Ebola.The disease still rages in West ...   
23/11/2014
The World Bank will invest heavily in clean energy and only fund coal projects in “circumstances of extreme need” because climate change will undermine efforts to eliminate extreme poverty, says its president Jim Yong Kim. Talking ahead ...   
23/11/2014
In a darkened Boston conference room, staring at projections from a laptop, John Brownstein is far from the front lines of the fight against Ebola. But the epidemiologist’s work may help change the course of the epidemic. The disease ...   
23/11/2014
Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country. The patient who ...   
23/11/2014
Mali on Saturday confirmed a new case of Ebola and said two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country. The patient who ...   
23/11/2014
CLIMATE change will affect all water-related sectors, including water supply and agriculture, resulting in drought, flood and degradation of coastal ecosystem. National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia's (Nahrim) Extension Study ...   
22/11/2014
UN leaders are calling for the world to step up anti-Ebola efforts, despite infection rates slowing in some worst-affected countries. The UN is expanding its mission to Mali in the hope of preventing further outbreaks. UN Secretary ...   
22/11/2014
Ebola is on the rise in Sierra Leone's capital of Freetown. Just this week, 234 new confirmed infections were reported, and every day hundreds of residents call the emergency line to report more possible cases in their neighborhoods. To ...   
22/11/2014
Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the hemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, health and medical officials said on Saturday. The nurse ...   
22/11/2014
The head of the UN Ebola mission warned on Friday that the world was "far, far away" from beating the deadly outbreak and said a huge increase in aid was needed to fight the virus in Africa. "There is a long battle ahead of us," Anthony ...   
22/11/2014
Although the uproar over Ebola in the American news media seems to have been replaced by discussion over midterm elections, sensational magazine covers, and concerns over foreign policy, there is still much work to be done to prevent the effects ...   
22/11/2014
Fishing, logging, mining, agriculture and other activities to satisfy our growing appetite for resources are pushing wild species towards extinction. A species of Malaysian microsnail has been declared “extinct” in the latest Red List of ...   
22/11/2014
Less than a week after everybody celebrated the historical agreement on Nov. 17 between the United States and China on reduction of CO2 emissions, a very cold shower has come from India. Indian Power Minister Piyush Goyal has declared: ...   
22/11/2014
There may be signs of hope in Liberia, but the epidemic of Ebola in West Africa is getting worse, not better, and it’s going to take a lot more work to control it, United Nations officials said Friday. Concerted efforts might be able to ...   
22/11/2014
The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,459 out of 15,351 cases identified in eight countries by the end of Nov. 18, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.The figures showed an increase of 39 recorded deaths and ...   
22/11/2014
In Guinea, the World Health Organization has told the BBC the outbreak is now, overall "stable" across the country, despite flare-ups in the south-east.Dr Guenael Rodier said "lessons have been learned" over how the WHO dealt with the ...   
22/11/2014
A top U.S. official for containing infectious diseases says he is not concerned by reports that bandits – perhaps unwittingly – hijacked a taxi in Guinea carrying blood samples of Ebola victims, saying the report is dwarfed by the ongoing crisis ...   
21/11/2014
The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by the middle of next year" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said. But he warned that although the rate of new cases was slowing in parts of West Africa, ...   
21/11/2014
Nearly half of the workforce in Liberia is no longer working since the onset of the deadly Ebola epidemic just a few months ago, according to the World Bank. The disease has killed over 2,800 people in Liberia, ravaging the local ...   
21/11/2014
It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.Authorities publicly appealed on ...   
21/11/2014
Home products giant IKEA has made a time-bound commitment for eliminating palm oil linked to deforestation and human rights abuses from its supply chain. IKEA, which uses palm oil in candles and food products, unveiled the policy today. ...   
21/11/2014
As Ebola declines in Liberia, it’s on the rise in Sierra Leone. The outbreak has moved from the rural area, where it started, to the capital of Freetown. Schools have been closed for months, and there is now a nighttime curfew. NPR’s ...   
21/11/2014
Water utilities in Viet Nam, particularly in the Mekong Delta, must take pro-active action to safeguard the sustainability of future public water-supply services, as climate change is affecting water production, experts said at an international ...   
21/11/2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa and cases in the United States drew more public attention in November than any other story covered by the media, according to a new survey released Friday. Nearly 4 in 5 Americans said they followed ...   

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