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Mar 22, 2012

Mar 22, 2012

Africa reports progress on polio, ramps up vaccine efforts

(CIDRAP News) – Polio cases in Africa were almost halved in 2011, but the disease shows worrisome trends in some countries, health officials reported today as the continent geared up to vaccinate 111 million children against the disease.

Mar 27, 2014

Mar 27, 2014
Africa graveyard

Four Ebola cases confirmed in Guinea's capital

The number of suspected and confirmed cases in the nation climbed from 86 to 103.

Mar 28, 2014

Mar 28, 2014

News Scan for Mar 28, 2014

More Ebola in Guinea
US, European flu activity
Cat-to-human bovine TB
UK scarlet fever surge

Apr 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014
Gene sequencing

Study: Growing Guinea outbreak caused by new Ebola strain

The now-197-case Ebola outbreak is caused by a novel strain, researchers say.

May 08, 2014

May 08, 2014

News Scan for May 08, 2014

Two more Ebola deaths
Neglected parasitic infections
Salmonella from live poultry

May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014
Sierra Leone map

Ebola resurges with cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Guinea has had 8 recent Ebola cases, 3 fatal, and Sierra Leone reports 5 cases and 4 deaths.

May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014
Ebola virus

Ebola expands in Guinea, sickens more in Sierra Leone

Guinea reports 14 new cases and 5 new deaths, and Sierra Leone has 15 new cases and 1 new death.

May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014
Sierra Leone map

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone triple, to 50

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone have spiked from 16 on May 27 to 50, and Guinea has 10 new cases and Liberia 1.

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