All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Africa ebola spreads’

Red Cross Ups Its Response to Ebola Crisis in West Africa, Death Toll Continues To Rise

The Red Cross says it plans to train more than 2,000 extra volunteers in an effort to combat the deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa. “With dozens of new cases emerging daily, this outbreak is showing no signs of slowing down,” said Alasan Senghore, head of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Africa unit, in a …

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Ebola Virus: Fears Mount as Mob Attacks Aid Workers

Recent media coverage seems to be focusing on the missing MH370 plane, but reports coming out of Ebola-stricken Guinea are becoming very disconcerting. Fear, anger and uncertainty led a mob to attack international aid workers struggling to contain a deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus Saturday in Guinea. Doctors without Borders — which goes by its French initials MSF (Médecins …

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Ebola Outbreak Spreads To Liberia And Sierra Leone

The outbreak that had medical officials scrambling in an effort to contain the Ebola virus which struck Guinea last week, is suspected to be spreading to outlaying areas. There are no known treatments or vaccines for the Ebola (hemorrhagic fever,) virus which kills up to 90 percent of those who become infected. Once humans are infected with Ebola, they become …

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