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Aug 28, 2014

Aug 28, 2014
Folded road map

WHO launches road map for containing Ebola in West Africa

With an estimated price tag of $490 million, the plan's goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6 to 9 months.

Aug 28, 2014

Ebola Scan for Aug 28, 2014

Ebola vaccine gains steam
Clinical lessons from US patients

Aug 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014
Map of Senegal

Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea

Senegal announced today the country's first Ebola virus disease case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar hospital.

Sep 02, 2014

Sep 02, 2014
Africa food market

Calls for more Ebola action intensify; food supply at risk

CDC director calls for immediate biodefense aid, and the FAO warns about Ebola-caused food shortages.

Sep 04, 2014

Sep 04, 2014
Ebola control trainer

West Africa's Ebola count soars higher

The latest WHO update shows a 20% increase in cases as the organization convenes a meeting of experts to discuss experimental drugs and vaccines.

Sep 05, 2014

Sep 05, 2014
Blood bags

WHO on Ebola: Blood may offer help now, vaccines this fall

Blood products may offer early help, while vaccines may be ready in November.

Sep 08, 2014

Sep 08, 2014
Taxi in Africa

Liberia's grim Ebola situation prompts call for 'nonconventional' help

Ebola cases are increasing exponentially in Liberia, where taxis might transmit disease.

Sep 09, 2014

Sep 09, 2014
Ebola PPE training

Fourth Ebola patient airlifted to United States

As countries scrambled to send aid, cases in West Africa increased by 325 and deaths by 191.

Sep 10, 2014

Sep 10, 2014
Ebola observation unit

More funds pledged, more volunteers sought for Ebola fight

A House bill totals $88 million, and the Gates Foundation adds $50 million.

Sep 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014
A person giving blood

Ebola survivor gives blood to doctor; experts push for more action

The WHO has said that blood given by Ebola survivors may help Ebola patients.

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