At a high-level meeting on Ebola recovery, the economy was the unexpected priority. Jina Moore reports for BuzzFeed News from Brussels.
In an exclusive interview with the Dallas Morning News, Nina Pham claims that the Dallas hospital where she contracted the virus failed to provide her with a safe work environment.
The country shut its doors to foreign tourists over fears of the virus in October, even though there are no cases near the isolated nation.
The company producing the new Ebola treatment suddenly pulled out of Liberia, leaving researchers confused.
Liberia is this close to the end of its Ebola epidemic.
The U.S. will focus on scientific research and civilian responders, Obama said. “Today we move into the next phase of the fight.”
President Obama will announce the U.S. military is significantly scaling back operations in West Africa.
An anonymous letter alleges that Bio-Recovery Corp., the company linked to con man Sal Pane, paid Long Island medical examiner workers for tips on newly deceased bodies. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposed other Pane antics last fall.
The country’s soccer team will also be banned from competition in 2017 and 2019.
Kaci Hickox, who was forcibly quarantined in New Jersey, called the governor’s recent statements about vaccinations “ill informed.”
Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea have seen the total number of new cases in a week fall below three digits for the first time in seven months.
Cafferkey told the BBC 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, and after Sierra Leone said it would re-open schools in March.
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.
Here’s a sneak peek at a bundle of thanks, from 107 countries, heading to West Africa in time for the holidays. There’s still time to add your own.
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.
“Ebola puts a physical distance between you and the world that no words can bridge, and you feel that distance in your body.” Read Jina Moore’s story.
“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.