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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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Guinea’s Ebola Epidemic Unprecedented

The Ebola outbreak that began in Guinea in January is becoming an unprecedented epidemic and has health agencies extremely concerned. Confirmed cases are now scattered across several locations that are far apart, medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, (Doctors without Borders) said on Monday. “We are facing an epidemic of a magnitude never before seen in terms of the distribution of …

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