Ebola Death Toll Soaring
Feb03

Ebola Death Toll Soaring

The global death toll from the Ebola outbreak centred in West Africa has jumped to 8,235 out of 20,747 recorded cases, according to World Health Organisation (WHO). Almost all the deaths and cases have been reported in the three West African countries worst hit by the outbreak – Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea. Elsewhere, six people have died in Mali, one in the United States, and eight in Nigeria, which was declared Ebola-free in...

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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Guidelines
Nov03

CDC Releases Revised Ebola Safety Guidelines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr Tom Frieden laid out new guidelines for health care workers when dealing with the deadly Ebola virus including new precautions when taking off personal protective equipment. Rivision in the guidelines came after the Ebola health workers have been pushing for new standards since two Dallas hospital nurses were diagnosed with the disease this month after treating an Ebola...

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