Cafferkey told the BCC that she was “very happy to be alive.”
Following news that schools will reopen in March, the nation will also remove travel restrictions as the number of infections continues to decline.
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It comes after Guinea opened its schools upon making significant gains against the virus, its health minister said.
UNICEF told BuzzFeed News that they estimate 11,000 children have lost one or both parents to Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia alone.
Pauline Cafferkey had been sitting up, reading, and talking to family, as she fought the deadly virus, but her condition has now deteriorated.
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A scientific report published today suggests that the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa was triggered after bats infected a Guinean boy last year.
The Scottish nurse who recently returned from Sierra Leone has been named as Pauline Cafferkey. This post has been updated.
The person recently visited Sierra Leone. This is the first confirmed case in the U.K.
The technician will be monitored for 21 days, and up to 12 employees who had worked in the lab were notified.
One of Sierra Leone’s most senior physicians died of Ebola Thursday, while a fire burnt medicine crucial to fighting the deadly disease in Guinea.
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The trial was put on hold after four patients complained about joint pain in their hands and feet.
MailMySharps.com claimed to sell medical waste equipment, but much of its website was apparently copied from a competing company. MailMySharps.com is associated with Bio-Recovery, the controversial company hired to clean up Ebola in New York City. A follow-up to an ongoing BuzzFeed News investigation.
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“We’re working directly with the U.S. government and the Army Corps of Engineers and the Army,” said Sal Pane, the subject of a recent BuzzFeed News investigation. The Department of Defense has said it has no record of any such work.
A total of $155,000 was spent on Ebola-related expenses. Much of Bentley’s care costs will be reimbursed by donations and grants.
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You already know the big organizations working to end Ebola. But these local organizations or grassroots-led efforts in Liberia could also use a hand.
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The trials are the first step toward bringing the vaccine by GlaxoSmithKline to health care workers battling the epidemic in West Africa. So far, 5,689 people have died of the virus.
Bio-Recovery, the firm New York City hired to clean up Ebola, has a “chief safety officer” who is a con artist and convicted felon. Now, BuzzFeed News has learned, there are questions about the CEO’s signature on a corporate document. And the con artist has changed his name.
Bio-Recovery Corp. claimed to be “EPA licensed” and won a contract to clean up the New York City apartment of an Ebola patient. But after BuzzFeed News investigated, some of those claims have disappeared from its website.
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It is not known why the bandits stole the blood.
People from the three West African countries who are residing in the U.S. will be granted temporary protected status.
And people are angry with the newspaper that decided to air their views.