Rainforest Conservation News and Archives

Non-profit rainforests news links & archives provided on these terms to help find solutions & for posterity

     News Home | RSS Newsfeed | Disclaimer & Conditions for Use

From here you can search and/or filter the news database

Search and Filter Options: Select option(s) and click "Search/Set Filter". "Save Filter" sets options as default for future visits.

Search:



Region:

Country:

Year:

# to Show:

Sort By:

Summaries:

Search logic:













       Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 903  
 
23/10/2014
The international response to the Ebola epidemic in west Africa is too slow and providing too few beds for the sick to stop the soaring number of cases and deaths, scientists say. A paper in the Lancet Infectious Diseases medical journal ...   
23/10/2014
The number of people with Ebola is almost to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organisation said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace. The UN's public health body said 9,936 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - ...   
23/10/2014
The first case of Ebola in Mali has been confirmed, the West African country's health minister said Thursday evening. The announcement made on Malian state television by Ousmane Kone said that the patient was a 2-year-old girl who had come from ...   
23/10/2014
A doctor tested positive for Ebola in New York City after returning from a trip treating the disease in Guinea, the Associated Press reports. Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old Doctors Without Borders physician and emergency room doctor, was ...   
23/10/2014
A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola, the New York Times said on Thursday. Dr. Craig Spencer was working for the humanitarian organization in Guinea, one of ...   
23/10/2014
A physician who recently returned to New York from Ebola-ravaged west Africa has tested positive for the disease, officials announced. Craig Spencer, 33, a doctor who lives in the Harlem neighbourhood of Manhattan, was taken to hospital ...   
23/10/2014
A New York physician who recently returned from the front lines of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has tested positive for the deadly virus, according to two U.S. government officials. The man, identified as Craig Spencer by New York ...   
23/10/2014
The first case of Ebola may have arrived in New York City. Officials said a doctor who recently returned from West Africa was undergoing tests for the Ebola virus at Bellevue Hospital after developing a fever and other symptoms. The ...   
23/10/2014
Ebola is racing ahead of efforts to contain its spread, according to the World Health Organization. There are nearly 10,000 reported cases -- a tally that underestimates the true scope of the epidemic as overwhelmed health workers fall ...   
23/10/2014
Dr. Craig Spencer, the health care worker who recently returned from Guinea and tested positive for the Ebola virus, is now the first patient to be treated at New York's Bellevue Hospital. But the hospital, as well as city, state and ...   
23/10/2014
U.S. health officials are setting up a network of about 20 go-to hospitals to handle the care of an Ebola patient rather than rely on any facility to treat the virus, according to comments from a senior administration official. The ...   
23/10/2014
The Mali government has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the country. It said a two-year-old girl had tested positive for the haemorrhagic virus. She recently returned from the neighbouring Guinea. More than 4,800 people ...   
23/10/2014
data-para-count="176" data-total-count="176" itemprop="articleBody" id="story-continues-1">A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the Ebola virus Thursday, becoming the city's ...   
23/10/2014
A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned from West Africa is at a New York hospital for isolation and testing for the Ebola virus, authorities said. The 33-year-old physician, employed at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, ...   
23/10/2014
New fossil evidence is pointing to the possibility of a sixth mass extinction event in Earth's past, and this one may have helped usher in the largest "great dying" that that ever occurred. If that is right, the Permian period may have actually ...   
23/10/2014
Mali confirmed its first case of Ebola on Thursday, becoming the sixth West African country to be touched by the worst outbreak on record of the hemorrhagic fever, which has killed nearly 4,900 people.Mali's Health Minister Ousmane Kone ...   
22/10/2014
The Red Cross' global head has said Ebola could take four to six months to contain, but only if all necessary steps are taken to stop the virus from spreading. Both the US and Rwanda have implemented new precautions. Secretary General ...   
22/10/2014
The United States is ready to cooperate with Cuba in the international fight against Ebola in West Africa, a spokesperson for the U.S. State Department confirmed to Efe. “We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with Cuba to face this ...   
22/10/2014
The White House’s Ebola ‘czar’ Ron Klain will start his new job on Wednesday, where he`s expected to meet with President Obama and top officials to begin coordinating the government response to the deadliest Ebola outbreak in ...   
22/10/2014
During an Ebola outbreak in 1995 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, doctors took blood from people who were recovering from the virus and used it as a treatment for those who were still sick. Seven out of eight Ebola patients treated ...   
22/10/2014
The new U.S. Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States. The Pentagon's 30-member ...   
22/10/2014
More U.S. troops are arriving in West Africa to help fight an Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 4,500 lives, but the rainy season is causing a delay, the Pentagon announced Monday. Slightly more than 500 service members are now ...   
22/10/2014
A Cuban medical team has arrived in Liberia to help tackle the spread of the Ebola virus. Earlier, the foreign ministry said the 52-member team comprised doctors, nurses, epidemiologists, intensive care doctors, general practitioners, ...   
22/10/2014
The crane, the earthmover and several heavy trucks sit idle in the closed compound of China Civil Engineering Construction Co., a still-life portrait showing how Ebola has paralyzed Africa’s biggest investors. “Nobody gets in,” Li Ning, ...   
22/10/2014
The World Health Organisation has announced it hopes to begin testing two experimental Ebola vaccines in west Africa by January and may have a blood serum treatment available for use in Liberia within two weeks. The UN’s health agency ...   

  Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 903