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Window to Stop Ebola Outbreak Is 'Closing Quickly,' Official Warns

The window of opportunity to stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is “closing quickly,” a top health official said Tuesday.

“The number of cases is so large, the epidemic is so overwhelming and it requires an overwhelming response,” Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), told reporters Tuesday after returning to the U.S. 164 more words

Random Analytics: Ebola in Sierra Leone (to 31 Aug 2014)

I noted recently that Crawford Kilian (whom I now read almost daily to give me a break from my current Workforce Planning responsibilities) stated that the Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation had moved from an adhoc social media channel to a more developed website and it was very good. 460 more words

Health

Shocking moment runaway Ebola patient is bundled into back of Monrovia ambulance after causing panic at local market when he turned up looking for food | By John Hall for MailOnline | 02 Sep 2014

This is the shocking moment a man suffering from Ebola was bundled into the back of an ambulance after he caused mass panic at a market in Liberia when he wandered in looking for food. 739 more words

Africa

Citizens Call to Action against Ebola: Former Heads of State, Leaders from Civil Society and Business Launch a Petition Call


 

Citizens Call to Action against Ebola: Former Heads of State, Leaders from Civil Society and Business Launch a Petition Call

 

Ebola virus becomes an overwhelming human catastrophe affecting public health, social institutions and economic well-being in Africa… 1,106 more words

AFRICA / AFRIQUE

Doctors group: World ‘losing' Ebola fight

WATCH: Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Thomas Frieden says the Ebola epidemic is “spiraling out of control” and the window to contain the disease spreading is closing… 618 more words

World

Food Supply Threatened in Ebola-Ravaged West Africa, Says U.N.

The Ebola epidemic that has killed some 1,550 people in West Africa since March is now expected to whittle the region’s food supply, the U.N. 269 more words