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Liberia awaits experimental drug for Ebola

2014-08-13

Liberia was awaiting on Tuesday the delivery of an experimental drug to treat Ebola patients as the World Health Organization debated the use of such treatments and announced the global death toll for the virus has topped 1,000.

Canada to donate experimental vaccine to WHO against Ebola outbreak in West Africa

2014-08-13

Canada will donate 800 to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to the World Health Organization (WHO) against the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

All suspected cases of Ebola virus in Ghana test negative: official

2014-08-13

Ghana's Ministry of Health (MOH) reaffirmed Tuesday that laboratory tests on 37 persons suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus had tested negative.

Suspected Ebola patient from Germany tests negative in Rwanda

2014-08-13

The German student who was isolated in Kigali with Ebola like symptoms has tested negative, health officials said Tuesday.

Ebola virus unlikely to mutate: Chinese expert

2014-08-13

A senior Chinese disease expert has called for caution against Ebola but not panic, saying the virus is stable and does not mutate as easily as those behind AIDS and flu.

"Ethical" to offer experimental drugs to curb Ebola outbreak: WHO

2014-08-13

WHO on Tuesday said it is ethical to offer unproven interventions with as yet unknown efficacy and adverse effects, as potential treatment or prevention in particular circumstances of Ebola outbreak.

China's selfless aid to Africa's fight against Ebola

2014-08-13

As the proverb goes, "A friend in need is a friend indeed," and China's aid to Africa during the Ebola outbreak highlights China's resolve to help the African people fight the epidemic.

Quarantine cases claim denied in Ebola fight

2014-08-13

The Chinese team helping to fight the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has denied a report that eight of its workers who treated patients with the disease have been placed in quarantine.

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