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Ebola – Can you quarantine West Africa?

Ebola – Can you quarantine West Africa?

October 20, 2014 0

NEW YORK 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - Since the death of Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan in Texas on 8 October and the Ebola infection of two US nurses that treated him, there

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Ebola hits West Africa food security

Ebola hits West Africa food security

October 20, 2014 0

KENEMA/FREETOWN/DAKAR 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has been disrupting agricultural and market activities, threatens to erode food security and negatively affect the livelihoods of millions of already vulnerable

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Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma

Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma

October 17, 2014 0

NEW YORK 17 October 2014 (IRIN) - Africans living in the US from the three Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are under enormous pressure trying to help their families and

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Agencies fighting Ebola reach “breaking point”

Agencies fighting Ebola reach “breaking point”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 31, 2014 0

KENEMA/KAILAHUN/FREETOWN/MONROVIA 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - A shortage of trained health workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea who can treat Ebola victims and prevent further spread of the deadly disease is hampering

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A Sierra Leone hospital battles Ebola

A Sierra Leone hospital battles Ebola

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 9, 2014 0

KENEMA 09 July 2014 (IRIN) - Hasan Kamara patiently labels blood samples at the government hospital in Kenema, eastern Sierra Leone.

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Curbing Guinea’s other outbreaks

Curbing Guinea’s other outbreaks

June 12, 2014 0

DAKAR 12 June 2014 (IRIN) - With health authorities and medical personnel battling Guinea’s first outbreak of Ebola, there have inevitably been concerns about finding the human and physical resources to combat other

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Witchcraft and PNG’s disappearing health service

Witchcraft and PNG’s disappearing health service

May 5, 2014 0

GOROKA 05 May 2014 (IRIN) - When Mary, aged 45, got sick, residents in her remote highland village in Papua New Guinea (PNG) did not take her to the doctor, but to a

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Closing Guinea’s Ebola infection gap

Closing Guinea’s Ebola infection gap

April 3, 2014 0

DAKAR 03 April 2014 (IRIN) - The Ebola outbreak in Guinea’s southern region which has spread to the capital, Conakry, and to neighbouring countries, has been propagated mainly through person-to-person contact, a gap

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How witchcraft impacts health in PNG

How witchcraft impacts health in PNG

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 27, 2014 0

GOROKA 27 March 2014 (IRIN) - When Mary got sick, residents in her remote highland village in Papua New Guinea (PNG) didn’t take her to the doctor, but to a traditional healer with

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Curbing West Africa’s Ebola outbreak

Curbing West Africa’s Ebola outbreak

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 26, 2014 0

DAKAR 26 March 2014 (IRIN) - As health authorities and aid groups work to contain the spread of Ebola in Guinea which has killed 59 people and infected scores of others since January,

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