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How a College Student Has Helped Recycle 50000 Bars of Soap in the Fight Against Ebola – PEOPLE.com


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How a College Student Has Helped Recycle 50000 Bars of Soap in the Fight Against Ebola
PEOPLE.com
Sydney Kamen looks at soap differently than most people do. While many look at it as a constant, Kamen sees it as a vital weapon in the war against poor hygiene that allows Ebola, cholera and other fatal diseases to flourish. She has watched the eyes

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Posted on 21 September 2017 | 4:35 pm

Sailors killed by malaria, not Ebola as suspected – Independent Online


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Sailors killed by malaria, not Ebola as suspected
Independent Online
Two sailors have died at a Durban private hospital after being airlifted from a ship off the coast of Port St Johns. Although it was suspected that they had Ebola, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD), blood tests later confirmed that

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 10:09 am

Stellar Diamonds seeks to fund first post-Ebola mine in Sierra Leone – Reuters


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Stellar Diamonds seeks to fund first post-Ebola mine in Sierra Leone
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) – Stellar Diamonds, a London-listed small-cap, is seeking funding for a $45 million diamond project in Sierra Leone it says will be the first major mining project since the Ebola crisis rocked the country's economy. Diamonds and other

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Posted on 20 September 2017 | 2:09 pm

SIERRA LEONE MUDSLIDES — EBOLA HEROES STEP UP ONCE AGAIN – HuffPost


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SIERRA LEONE MUDSLIDES — EBOLA HEROES STEP UP ONCE AGAIN
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When Ebola broke out in Sierra Leone, it spread quickly through the country's capital, Freetown, killing thousands. Cemeteries and morgues were overwhelmed. The government needed assistance, and Concern was asked to step in and help manage burial …

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Posted on 13 September 2017 | 7:01 pm

Ebola RNA lingers in semen longer than expected – Futurity: Research News


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Ebola RNA lingers in semen longer than expected
Futurity: Research News
Ebola virus RNA can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years after the onset of infection, a new study finds. Further, in some cases, researchers also detected Ebola virus RNA in the semen of men who had previously had a negative test.

Posted on 12 September 2017 | 3:02 pm

From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life? – Wired.co.uk


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From smoking to Ebola, can graphic design save your life?
Wired.co.uk
For evidence, just look at the evolution of cigarette packaging over the past 120 years – and the dramatic fall in the number of smokers. From the Great Plague of London to Ebola, an exhibition at London's Wellcome Collection explores how design

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Posted on 7 September 2017 | 9:59 am

Letter from Africa: Nigeria’s praised but unpaid Ebola heroes – BBC News


BBC News

Letter from Africa: Nigeria's praised but unpaid Ebola heroes
BBC News
In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at the plight of medics who "saved" Nigeria from the Ebola pandemic in 2014 but who have not yet been paid. In October 2014, Nigeria received universal

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Posted on 7 September 2017 | 6:56 am

From Ebola to mudslides, Sierra Leone learns painful disaster lessons – Reuters


From Ebola to mudslides, Sierra Leone learns painful disaster lessons
Reuters
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Experience gained taming West Africa's Ebola outbreak is helping Sierra Leone deal with its recent mudslide disaster, but urgent action is needed to prevent future catastrophes, experts say. As more bodies are …

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Posted on 5 September 2017 | 3:02 pm

Massive Ebola data site planned to combat outbreaks – Nature.com


Nature.com

Massive Ebola data site planned to combat outbreaks
Nature.com
More than 11,000 people died when Ebola tore through West Africa between 2014 and 2016, and yet clinicians still lack data that would enable them to reliably identify the disease when a person first walks into a clinic. To fill that gap and others

Posted on 4 September 2017 | 10:23 am

The Evolutionary Reason Why The Ebola Virus Is So Deadly – Forbes


Forbes

The Evolutionary Reason Why The Ebola Virus Is So Deadly
Forbes
Virus evolution dates back to the dawn of life. Ebola incorporates two evolutionary survival traits: lipid envelope and selenium sequestration. Lipid enveloped viruses have an evolutionary advantage because their lipid (fatty) coating shields

Posted on 30 August 2017 | 3:18 pm

Ebola – BingNews

English FA sacks Coach who made ‘racist ebola joke’ about Nigerian football player’s family

The English FA has sacked Mark Sampson, England National Women team’s coach, over inappropriate relations with Bristol Academy female players. Sampson came under heat, after Eniola Aluko, the elder sister of Nigeria striker Sone Aluko accused him of …

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 6:34 am

How a College Student Has Helped Recycle 50,000 Bars of Soap in the Fight Against Ebola

Sydney Kamen looks at soap differently than most people do. While many look at it as a constant, Kamen sees it as a vital weapon in the war against poor hygiene that allows Ebola, cholera and other fatal diseases to flourish. She has watched the eyes of …

Posted on 21 September 2017 | 9:35 am

Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders, lauds Ebola defeat

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York. Trump, who said he was greatly honoured to host the lunch, which took …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 3:03 pm

‘Ebola’ Sacks Sampson from England Women’s Soccer Team Job

Mark Sampson has been sacked as England women’s soccer team manager following evidence of “inappropriate and unacceptable” behaviour in a previous role. The English Football Association said last week it was made aware of the full details of …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 11:22 am

Stellar Diamonds seeks to fund first post-Ebola mine in Sierra Leone

LONDON (Reuters) – Stellar Diamonds, a London-listed small-cap, is seeking funding for a $45 million diamond project in Sierra Leone it says will be the first major mining project since the Ebola crisis rocked the country’s economy. Diamonds and other …

Posted on 20 September 2017 | 7:06 am

Faster testing for deadly Ebola

EU and industry-funded researchers have developed a portable device to test in the field whether a person has caught the deadly Ebola disease. It gives reliable results in 75 minutes, which can help contain outbreaks and save lives. Ebola is a deadly …

Posted on 18 September 2017 | 12:57 am

OKC-County Health Department uses leftover Ebola funds for app

Oklahoma City — Remember when there was an Ebola outbreak and, worried it would reach the U.S., Congress set aside millions to prepare for it? Almost three years later, Oklahoma County has used some of that leftover money to build a phone app to educate …

Posted on 14 September 2017 | 3:00 am

England Women boss Sampson ‘can’t remember’ Ebola conversation with Eni Aluko

But, having told an inquiry about a conversation he had with Aluko in a car when the player revealed she had previously been called ‘Ebola’ instead of ‘Eniola’ by a cold-caller, Sampson now says he has no recollection of ever talking to Aluko about Ebola.

Posted on 13 September 2017 | 4:11 am

Mark Sampson contradicts own evidence over Eni Aluko and Ebola statements

Mark Sampson’s attempts to clear his name amid allegations he made racial remarks to two of England’s women footballers ended with more embarrassment for the Football Association when he contradicted his own evidence from the independent inquiry and …

Posted on 12 September 2017 | 2:30 pm

Ebola RNA lingers in semen longer than expected

Ebola virus RNA can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years after the onset of infection, a new study finds. Further, in some cases, researchers also detected Ebola virus RNA in the semen of men who had previously had a negative test.

Posted on 12 September 2017 | 1:45 pm

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