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Red Cross reports major fraud during West Africa Ebola outbreak

Deutsche Welle - 04 Nov 2017
In 2014, the IFRC had to respond to the massive outbreak of the disease, which initially erupted in Guinea and quickly spread to Sierra Leone and Liberia. The international aid response to the Ebola epidemic, which the IFRC referred to as "among the ...
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Ebola outbreaks linked to loss of forest cover

New Vision - 08 Nov 2017
The study independently supports recent research that indicated an association between Ebola outbreak locations and deforestation patterns. What is new is the conclusive evidence about the timing of outbreaks, within two years after forest loss ...
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Deforestation linked to Ebola outbreaks

Daily Nation - 07 Nov 2017
A new study of Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks in 27 sites and 280 comparable control sites in central and West Africa, found that outbreaks that were located along the limits of the rainforest were associated with forest loss, two years before the ...
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Deadly Marburg virus outbreak declared in Uganda

CNN - 31 Oct 2017
"Those types of interventions were found to be very beneficial during Ebola," Adalja said. Some of the experimental drugs that were tried during the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa three years ago may have some effect on this virus, he said, so "on ...
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Want to Know When Ebola Will Strike Next? Look to the Forest

Voice of America - 31 Oct 2017
Ebola outbreaks tend to occur two years after trees have been cut down or forests cleared in West and Central Africa, researchers said on Monday, suggesting that deforestation data could be used to predict outbreaks of the deadly disease. A study ...
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Recent forest loss helps predict timing and location of Ebola outbreaks

Center for International Forestry Research (press release) - 01 Nov 2017
A healthcare worker in Guinea wears protective gear while responding to the Ebola outbreak in 2014. Animals such as fruit bats, rodents and monkeys, abundant in the adjacent rain forest, are believed to have served as 'reservoir' for the virus. However ...
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The Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda – what you need to know

The Independent - 14 Nov 2017
Thankfully, Uganda has a good track record of handling outbreaks of viruses, including Marburg and its close cousin, Ebola. The latest Marburg outbreak, in the Kween District bordering Kenya, was declared when the first case was confirmed by laboratory ...
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Ebola outbreaks linked to forest loss

Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog) - 14 Nov 2017
News of an Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) outbreak strikes fear not only in Africa where it originates, but around the world. In humans, the virus produces severe symptoms such as bleeding from the eyes, nose and mouth, loss of consciousness, seizures and ...
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Marburg virus outbreak in Uganda – what you need to know

The Conversation UK - 10 Nov 2017
The outbreak is being handled by monitoring and isolating close contacts of the victims and minimising the chances of further transmission of the virus. These measures have proved highly effective at controlling outbreaks of Ebola and Marburg in the ...
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Ebola Outbreak Prank Probed By East Lyme Police

Patch.com - 09 Nov 2017
EAST LYME, CT — What started as a prank between two people in East Lyme resulted in a police investigation into a report of an Ebola outbreak, according to authorities. The hoax started just before 4 p.m. with a text message to an employee of an ...

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