Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Africa News Headlines - Special Ebola Edition - 28 October 2014

African students address their peers' misconceptions about Ebola
Source: The Daily Pennsylvanian

Finding Ebola's 'patient zero'
Source: The Guardian/Daily Maverick

New paper Ebola test can detect strains within 30 minutes
Source: UPI

WHO vaccines boss Marie-Paule Kieny signs up as first Ebola trial guinea pig
Source: Biznews.com/Reuters

The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York. It’s Ebola in Mali.
Source: The Washington Post

Virginia's tie to Liberia should bind us in Ebola fight
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Why the Cuomo/Christie Ebola Quarantine is Stupid
Source: Reason

Ebola literacy
Source: Trinidad Express

Ebola: Experienced doctors still rare
Source: IRIN

Ebola ‘infects’ African tourism
Source: Newstime Africa

Ebola's family history revealed
Source: The Daily Mail

Ebola pandemic: Wake-up call for Africa
Source: The Standard

Evaluating Ebola as a Biological Weapon
Source: Forbes

AU offers 2,000 more staff to aid Ebola-hit region
Source: BusinessDay

Travellers with Ebola should not be stigmatised: UN chief
Source: ZeeNews

WHO plans to roll out mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015
Source: Standard Digital/AFP

President Obama: "Focused on the Fight Against Ebola"
Source: The White House

Rap’s newest obsession: Lyrics about Ebola
Source: The Washington Post

Uganda sends more medical personnel to Ebola-hit West Africa
Source: Business Standard

Virginia increases Ebola monitoring of travelers, stops short of mandatory quarantine
Source: Roanoke Times

DP William Ruto calls for African unity in fight against Ebola, terrorism
Source: Standard Digital

Watch (and Cringe): U.S. vs. U.K. Media on Ebola
Source: Reason

New quarantine rules considered for aid workers returning to U.S. from Ebola-stricken region
Source: Washington Post

“Ebola virus will not be gone. It will only be hiding again”
Source: Salon

UN Foundation CEO on 3 untold Ebola stories
Source: Fortune

WHO sending Ebola experts to Mali, 43 people monitored for virus
Source: Reuters

Safari Operators Amend Cancellation Policies to Counter Ebola Panic
Source: Travel Pulse

4 innovative solutions to deliver on education amid Ebola crisis
Source: devex

US Isolates Troops After Ebola Efforts in West Africa
Source: Voice of America

Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads: WHO
Source: Reuters

U.S. Ebola fighters head to Africa, but will the military and civilian effort be enough?
Source: The Washington Post

Fear and indifference leave West Africa desperate for Ebola staff
Source: Reuters

Cuban sent to fight Ebola dies of malaria
Source: New Vision

No runners from Ebola-stricken nations in marathon
Source: Colorado Springs Gazette

Monsters in suits: Ebola's traumatic effect on children
Source: News24

Australia slaps visa ban on Ebola-hit West Africa states
Source: Delhi Daily News

UK Ramps Up Ebola Monitoring in Shipping Industry
Source: International Business Times

Murray State Deferring Applications from Africa
Source: WBKO/AP

Halloween In The Time of Ebola
Source: SitNews

In a Liberian slum swarming with Ebola, a race against time to save two little girls
Source: The Washington Post

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