Tag Archives: Guinea

Ebola cases in west Africa could rise to 20,000 says WHO

31 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Lisa O’Carroll

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned the number of Ebola cases could rise to 20,000 as doctors in Liberia say the deadly virus is now spreading so rapidly they can no longer deal with the crisis.
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Ebola virus disease outbreaks & reach

27 Aug

by Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that a total of 2,615 infections have been recorded, while by August 20, 2014 the death figure stands at 1,427.
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2 US ebola patients declared ‘virus-free’; 1,350 lives lost in West Africa; AU declares war against ebola

21 Aug

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Two United States citizens, who were flown out of West Africa after contracting ebola were today released ‘ebola virus free’ from the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, called it a “miraculous day.” Nancy Writebol, 59, was released Tuesday, and her husband said she is free of the virus but in a weakened condition and was recuperating at an undisclosed location, according to the international media.
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WHO declares Ebola epidemic an international health emergency

8 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

(Reuters) – West Africa’s Ebola epidemic is an “extraordinary event” and now constitutes an international health risk, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday.
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Reminiscences of history on Ethiopia’s role in the founding of the OAU

3 Feb

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin

Who is the founder of the OAU?

A few days ago, by accident the mouse pointer of my computer hovered over the question: Who is the founder of the OAU? The place was on Answers.com . For some reason, it caught my attention.
But wait, there’s more!

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