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21/11/2014
Only 38% of the funds pledged by Australia to fight the Ebola crisis have been distributed to stricken west African countries, an international advocacy organisation has claimed. Campaigning group One, which boasts over six million ...   
21/11/2014
New research suggests that the massive and destructive inflammation that characterizes Ebola virus disease may be caused by the release of foreign proteins from infected cells. Although Ebola is infamous for causing bleeding in some of ...   
20/11/2014
THE ROLE OF CDC DOCTORS DEPLOYED TO FIGHT EBOLA IS NOT PATIENT CARE. WHY? I am a medical epidemiologist, and epidemiologists control disease at a population level. I volunteered to go to Sierra Leone with CDC to help control the outbreak ...   
20/11/2014
The United States' latest brush with Ebola shows that, more than ever, diseases are global travelers. A physician died at a Nebraska hospital on Monday after contracting the disease in Sierra Leone, where he was working. A New York ...   
20/11/2014
On November 17, 2014, at a women's health event called "Better by Half," Barbara Bush and Melinda Gates voiced concerns about women's health in Ebola-affected countries. Arguing that "women's health is becoming a casualty of the Ebola outbreak," ...   
20/11/2014
The Ebola crisis is exacerbating food shortages in Liberia as a lack of labor hinders production and hungry rice farmers eat the seeds they’d normally hold back for planting next season. Ebola will leave a lasting impact of malnutrition ...   
20/11/2014
The Ebola epidemic has so far claimed the lives of 5,420 people all around the world, while more than 15,145 people have been infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. The virus has been most devastating in the West African ...   
19/11/2014
I asked a senior environmental journalist the other week what he thought was the single most under-reported environmental issue. He replied, unhesitatingly, wildlife poaching. “It’s as if the wildlife is just being hoovered out of Africa,” he ...   
18/11/2014
It has long been thought by scientists that birds' one-directional loop through their lungs was a unique characteristic, but a new study shows that lizards too may share this type of breathing. If University of Utah researchers are ...   
18/11/2014
Upon returning to the United States from Liberia early last month, physician and anthropologist Paul Farmer described the shallow response in the West to the current Ebola outbreak as a "terrorism of poverty." Since then, Harvard ...   
18/11/2014
Since founding Street Child in 2008 I have visited Sierra Leone over 30 times, but this is my most poignant and challenging visit to date. During my trip I am spending three days working alongside our Street Child teams across the country, ...   
18/11/2014
Remote sensing has changed the way we see our planet. And it has the power to change how we do conservation work, according to a new paper in Conservation Biology. Written by 32 scientists from organizations as diverse as NASA and the Jane ...   
18/11/2014
India has quarantined a man who was cured of Ebola in Liberia but continued to show traces of the virus in samples of his semen after arriving in the country, the Indian Health Ministry said on Tuesday. The ministry said in a statement ...   
18/11/2014
Once only monkeys were suffering -- now people are getting sick too. Monkey malaria, which is three times more severe than other forms of malaria, now accounts for two-thirds of human malaria cases in Malaysian Borneo, says Balbir Singh, director ...   
18/11/2014
Mariatu lives in Port Loko, a once-bustling mining district in northern Sierra Leone where Ebola is currently spreading like a wildfire. The deadly virus has changed everything here. Fear and anxiety are palpable. Movement is restricted ...   
18/11/2014
Guarding The #Ebola Border | Audio | Photo, National Public Radio
On a map, a border is a solid black line. On the ground, it can feel like a fiction. I'm standing on the edge of a shallow stream through the forest that separates two West African countries: Ivory Coast and Liberia. Here there is no fence. No ...   
18/11/2014
For the first time in the 50-year history of the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo, a chief minister has taken the timber industry to task. Chief Minister Adenan Satem Monday gathered the tycoons of the state`s big six ...   
18/11/2014
Thousands more physicians, especially epidemiologists, and other health professionals are needed to halt and eradicate Ebola, European Union officials said Tuesday after returning from countries in West Africa hit by the deadly ...   
17/11/2014
Deforestation in Brazil's storied Amazon basin region skyrocketed more than 450 percent in October from a year earlier, a non-governmental group warned Monday.The alarming loss was the equivalent of 24,000 football pitches, said Imazon, ...   
17/11/2014
Field plots in the Amazon are often not representative of the habitats surrounding them, potentially biasing extrapolations made across the region, argues a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences ...   
17/11/2014
At least 57 environmental activists have been murdered in Peru since 2002, a rights group said Monday, criticizing the killings as the country prepares to host major UN climate talks. In a report released two weeks before Peru welcomes ...   
17/11/2014
Even if the world stopped cutting down forests, carbon dioxide emissions from land use change would still pose a major challenge, according to a new paper in Nature Climate Change. The research finds that eliminating deforestation would mean ...   
17/11/2014
The public is being asked to provide information on the locations of nine fugitives suspected of serious environmental crimes. The appeal, from Interpol, is part of an effort to track down individuals involved in illegal fishing, logging ...   
17/11/2014
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the antibodies in ZMapp, the experimental drug cocktail administered to several patients during the recent Ebola ...   
17/11/2014
Fearful of a surge of Ebola cases, Mali placed more than 440 people under surveillance, as a US hospital said Monday it had been unable to save the life of a doctor airlifted from Sierra Leone. Officials in Mali met to consider ...   

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