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August 21, 2014

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Number Of Ebola Deaths Reaches 1,350 In West Africa, WHO Says

News outlets report on new WHO estimates on the number of deaths recorded in the West African Ebola outbreak and ask researchers and aid workers about the potential for underestimating the case numbers. Associated Press: WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350 “The World Health Organization says the…

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U.N. Coordinator On Ebola Begins West Africa Trip To Address Outbreak Response

News outlets report on David Nabarro, the U.N. system coordinator on Ebola, who is traveling to West Africa this week to address issues surrounding the outbreak. Agence France-Presse: U.N. Ebola czar visits West Africa after violent clashes “The U.N.’s new pointman on Ebola was due to arrive in West Africa…

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Police, Soldiers Use Tear Gas, Live Rounds To Enforce Ebola Quarantine In Liberian Neighborhood

News outlets report on the situation in Liberia, where quarantines have been instituted to try to stem the spread of Ebola. Associated Press: Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record “Riot police and soldiers acting on their president’s orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000…

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Experts Sent To Investigate Reports Of Ebola-Like Illnesses In Northern DRC Province

News outlets report on several reports of Ebola-like illness in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Hill: Report: Potential signs of Ebola virus in Congo “The Democratic Republic of Congo is investigating potential evidence of the Ebola virus there, a sign that the deadly illness may have spread to a…

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U.S. Records 68 Ebola Investigations; American Doctor Recovers From Disease, To Be Released From Hospital

News outlets report on how U.S. health care facilities are handling Ebola scares and the status of an American physician who recovered from the disease. ABC News: U.S. Hospitals Have Had 68 Ebola Scares, CDC Says “American hospitals and state labs have handled at least 68 Ebola scares over the…

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U.K., Wellcome Trust Offer $10.8M For Ebola Research, As Scientists Say 30K Would Need Treatment

News outlets report on treatment and prevention research issues surrounding Ebola. Reuters: U.K. and Wellcome offer $10 million for emergency Ebola research “An emergency research call has been launched to help fight the world’s worst Ebola outbreak in West Africa, with the British government and the Wellcome Trust medical charity…

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NPR Interviews MSF President About Ebola Outbreak, Response

NPR: Doctors Without Borders: What We Need To Contain Ebola “…In an interview on All Things Considered, MSF’s international president, Dr. Joanne Liu, tells NPR’s Audie Cornish that they opened a new Ebola care center in Monrovia, Liberia, this weekend. It was equipped with 120 beds, and ‘all the beds…

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Seals Brought TB To Americas, Study Says

News outlets report on a study published in Nature that suggests seals and sea lions brought tuberculosis (TB) to the Americas. Nature: Seals brought TB to Americas “Ancient bacterial genome sequences collected from human remains in Peru suggest that seals first gave tuberculosis (TB) to humans in the Americas…” (Skinner,…

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Humanitarian Airlift To Northern Iraq Begins, U.N. Agency Says

News outlets report on the U.N.’s humanitarian airlift to northern Iraq that began on Wednesday. Reuters: Aid airlift to northern Iraq has started, U.N. says “A humanitarian airlift to northern Iraq began on Wednesday, kicking off a 10-day operation to provide tents and other aid to half a million displaced…

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