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UN Ebola czar says epidemic has 'passed the tipping point'

Jan 16, 2015 - 9:10 AM

UN Ebola coordinator David Nabarro: I m absolutely delighted to see that the incidence of confirmed Ebola cases week on week is reducing

NABARRO ON EBOLA. Senior United Nations' Coordinator for Ebola David Nabarro attends the WHO's High Level Meeting on building resilient systems for health in Ebola-affected countries, in Geneva, Switzerland, 10 December 2014. Photo by Martial Trezzini/EPA

Ban pledges UN support in tour of Ebola-hit West Africa

Dec 20, 2014 - 9:43 AM

Today we have reason to be cautiously optimistic that this terrible outbreak can be defeated says UN chief Ban Ki moon

MORE UN SUPPORT. A handout image released by the United Nations (UN) shows UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (R) sit for a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia, Liberia, December 19 2014. Photo by Evan Schneider/Handout/EPA

Ebola still 'flaming' in parts of Sierra Leone, Guinea – UN

Dec 10, 2014 - 8:28 AM

The UN coordinator on Ebola says more foreign health workers and specialists are needed in areas where the disease is still spreading quickly as are more treatment units and beds

AGONY. People look on as a woman reacts after her husband is suspected of dying from the Ebola virus, in the Liberian capital Monrovia, on October 4, 2014. Pascal Guyot/AFP

Ebola aid pledges far short of $1B needed – UN

Oct 11, 2014 - 10:03 AM

United Nation s Ebola coordinator David Nabarro says the number of cases is doubling every 3 to 4 weeks and that a much greater effort is needed to beat back the deadly epidemic

MORE DEATHS. A photograph made available on October 10, 2014 shows a Liberian burial squad carry the body of an Ebola victim in Marshall, Margini county, Liberia, 25 September 2014. Photo by Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Ebola death toll jumps to more than 1,900 – WHO

Sep 04, 2014 - 8:17 AM

Global health experts step up their warnings in recent days that world leaders need to do more to address the epidemic

BIOHAZARD. Health care workers wearing full body suits burn infected items at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy hospital of Monrovia on September 3, 2014. Dominique Faget/AFP

Ebola zone countries isolated as airlines stop flights

Aug 28, 2014 - 11:23 AM

Health ministers from west African nations hit by Ebola will gather in the Ghanaian capital Accra on Thursday to discuss responses to the epidemic

French NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF - Doctors Without Borders) staff members standing wearing protective gear at the MSF ELWA hospital in Monrovia, 21 August 2014. Zoom Dosso/AFP

Ebola-hit Liberia fires absentee ministers

Aug 27, 2014 - 8:37 AM

Meanwhile a second front opens up in Africa s struggle with Ebola after the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday it is preparing for a battle of at least three months

TO ISOLATION. A picture taken on August 25, 2014 in Monrovia shows nurses wearing a protective suit escorting a man infected with the Ebola virus to a hospital in Monrovia. Zoom Dosso/AFP

UN envoy: Flight bans hamper fight vs Ebola

Aug 25, 2014 - 11:55 PM

I hope it will be done in 6 months but we have to do it until it is completed UN s David Nabarro says

INFO DRIVE. A Liberian woman reads an Ebola information poster on the prevention of the Ebola epidemic, during UNICEF's sensitization campaign at the Mission for Today Holy Church, in Newkru Town, Monrovia, Liberia, 22 June 2014. Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

First WHO worker infected by Ebola, DR Congo reports cases

Aug 24, 2014 - 9:55 PM

UPDATED The death toll continues to mount despite military enforced quarantines of stricken districts while neighboring states have slammed shut their border crossings in hopes to keeping illness out

DAILY STRUGGLE. An Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) medical worker feeds an Ebola child victim at an MSF facility in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, on August 15, 2014. Carl de Souza/AFP

US missionaries beat Ebola as crisis worsens in W.Africa

Aug 22, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Brantly and Writebol are cleared of ebola with Emory Hospital s director adding that they pose no public health threat

SURVIVOR. Ebola virus survivor Dr. Kent Brantly (R) and his wife, Amber (L) attend a news conference at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 21 August 2014. Erik S. Lesser/EPA