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AFRICA AND THE DIASPORA => General African News => Topic started by: News on October 13, 2014, 12:22:59 PM

Title: Cuba leads fight against Ebola in Africa
Post by: News on October 13, 2014, 12:22:59 PM
70-90% efficiency: Russia to send Ebola vaccine to W. Africa in 2 months (
In two months, Russia is planning to send a new experimental vaccine against Ebola to Africa, according to the country’s health minister. The efficiency of the drug, which is to be tested on the ground, is about 70-90 percent.

Cuban doctors train, fight Ebola in Africa (
461 Cuban health workers heading to West Africa

Cuba leads fight against Ebola in Africa as west frets about border security (
The island nation has sent hundreds of health workers to help control the deadly infection while richer countries worry about their security – instead of heeding UN warnings that vastly increased resources are urgently needed

Liberia nurses threaten strike over Ebola pay (
Health workers threaten to stay away from work on Monday, unless government agrees to hike their hazard pay.

Cities, states scramble after Dallas's Ebola missteps expose planning gaps (

WHO says Ebola is 'most severe acute health emergency in modern times' (
The World Health Organisation issues stark warning as the Government is set to announce "important changes" in the NHS to tackle a possible outbreak