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UN-led team heads to Liberia for dealing with Ebola outbreak

UN-led team heads to Liberia for dealing with Ebola outbreak

20 Sep 2014

United Nations: A United Nations-led team is headed to Liberia to assess the response to the Ebola virus, while a senior UN health official said a vaccine could be ready by the end of this year. The 15-person UN Disaster Assessment and Coordination (UNDAC) team comprises experts from the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), European Union and the Liberian Government.

UN,   Ebola crises,   Ebola epidemic,   Ebola virus,   UNDAC,   Ban Ki-moon,   UNMEER ,   ,  
Polio <strong>virus</strong> finds two new victims in Pakistan

Polio virus finds two new victims in Pakistan

18 Sep 2014

Islamabad: Two new cases of polio were reported from Pakistan on Thursday taking the total number of those affected this year with the crippling disease to 160, officials said. Both the new cases were reported from the southern port city of Karachi, where several of polio health workers have faced attacks in the recent past.

Polio virus,   Pakistan,   FATA,   Karachi,   Polio epidemic,  
China announces 32 million USD aid for combating Ebola

China announces 32 million USD aid for combating Ebola

18 Sep 2014

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping announced here on Thursday an aid package of 200 million yuan (about 32.54 million USD) for Liberia, Sierra Leon and Guinea to combat the Ebola virus disease.

Ebola,   China,   Xi Jinping,   Ebola virus,   Ebola disease,   ,  
World Bank approves USD 105 million for Ebola fight in Africa

World Bank approves USD 105 million for Ebola fight in Africa

17 Sep 2014

Washington: The World Bank approved a USD 105 million grant today to bolster the fight to contain the deadly Ebola virus epidemic raging in west Africa. The funding is part of a USD 200-million World Bank pledge approved in early August to help Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to contain the outbreak, which has killed more than 2,400 people in the region.

World Bank,   USD 105 million,   Ebola fight,   Africa,   ebola virus,  
UN Chief welcomes US assistance to fight Ebola

UN Chief welcomes US assistance to fight Ebola

17 Sep 2014

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed US support against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and called for ‘bold and courageous’ international efforts to fight the epidemic."The secretary-general warmly welcomes Wednesday's announcement by United States government to provide a range of measures to assist in the global response to Ebola virus disease," news agency quoted Ban's spokesperson as saying in a statement on Tuesday.

UN Secretary-General,   Ban Ki-moon,   US,   fight Ebola,   Ebola virus,   diseases,  
UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ebola

16 Sep 2014

United Nations: The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on the Ebola crisis on Thursday to find ways to scale up the global response to the epidemic, US ambassador announced. The worst-ever outbreak of the deadly virus has killed more than 2,400 people in West Africa, with Liberia the region's hardest-hit country.

UN Security Council,   emergency meeting,   Ebola,   ebola virus,   disease,   UN,  
US to expand Ebola response in West Africa

US to expand Ebola response in West Africa

16 Sep 2014

Washington: US President Barack Obama plans to announce this week an expanded response to the Ebola virus disease epidemic in West Africa, the White House said.

US President Barack Obama,   Ebola virus disease,   epidemic,   West Africa,   White House ,  
Obama to hold talks with medical experts on Ebola

Obama to hold talks with medical experts on Ebola

13 Sep 2014

Washington: US President Barack Obama would travel to Atlanta next week to talk with leading medical experts on the deadly Ebola virus that has erupted from Africa, a presidential spokesperson has said.

Barack Obama,   hold talks,   medical experts,   Ebola,   ebola virus,  
Nose <strong>virus</strong> may trigger middle ear infection

Nose virus may trigger middle ear infection

08 Sep 2014

New York: A viral infection in the nose may trigger middle ear infections, which affect more than 85 percent of children under the age of three, says a study.

Nose virus,   ear infection,   middle ear,   nasal tissue,   bacteria,   ,  
Cuba sends 165 health professionals to fight Ebola in Africa

Cuba sends 165 health professionals to fight Ebola in Africa

12 Sep 2014

Geneva: Cuba has decided to provide 165 health professionals to combat the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday.

Cuba,   165 health professionals,   Ebola,   Ebola Africa,   Ebola virus,  

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