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Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered...were three Guinean radio journalists.Many villagers in West Africa have reacted with fear and panic when outsiders have...
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Burns named to national Catholic service board

...and creating jobs," CRS' Paul Eagle said. The organization has also been doing awareness outreach on Ebola in West Africa and training of health workers. It resettled Haitians displaced by the earthquake five years ago and salvaged a hospital...
US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...evacuation flight was scheduled to leave West Africa between 1 a.m. and 1.30 a...stringent protocols, flying from West Africa to Dobbins Air Reserve base outside...partnered to provide health care in West Africa.Munro said the Writebols are...
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Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US

...more than 3,000 people across West Africa and infected a handful of Americans...infected while volunteering in West Africa have been treated in special isolation...whether that person has traveled to West Africa and whether he or she has been...
My Turn: Discussing the importance of family

...strong, despite breaking news stories related to conflict in the Middle East, the growing spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and the first cases in our own country, the global economy and the upcoming midterm elections.Much of the interest...
Bartlett prepares for Ebola, just in case

...Screening entails asking if patients have traveled to West Africa, checking for a fever of 101.5 degrees or higher and...if they could have been an exposed to a traveler from West Africa. The latter is what most people are concerned with...
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...units that have gotten so much attention for treating four American aid workers who caught Ebola while volunteering in West Africa. Most hospitals can follow the necessary infection control for Ebola, Frieden said, and the Dallas hospital said...
Alaska at low risk for infection

...Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Cooper said the number of Alaskans with ties to the countries most affected by Ebola in west Africa and the estimated number of people from Alaska going to those countries to help and returning is low. But he said the...
Toumieux to speak on West Africa relief efforts

...Eric Toumieux, national director of World Vision Senegal, will address progress in development and relief efforts for West Africa at a community-wide gathering at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Chapel by the Lake. Complimentary light refreshments will...
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

...he helped establish in 2007, he said. Since the mid-1990s he has been involved in oil exploration in Colombia and West Africa, he said.After an Oct. 24 meeting with Gov. Sean Parnell, Musselman said he is impressed with the state's commitment...


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