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UK nurse who contracted Ebola faces disciplinary hearing

LONDON (AP) — Disciplinary hearings are set to begin in the case of a British nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone. Health News Headlines – Yahoo News

British Ebola survivor discharged from hospital

A British nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone in 2014 was discharged from hospital in London on Sunday, five days after being admitted with complications, a statement said. Pauline Cafferkey was successfully treated within weeks of her diagnosis but suffered a relapse in October 2015, when she became critically ill with meningitis […]

More than 100 people quarantined after Sierra Leone Ebola death

By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) – More than 100 people have been quarantined in Sierra Leone after coming in contact with a woman who died of Ebola last week, highlighting the potential for the disease to spread, just as the deadliest outbreak on record appeared to be over. The World Health Organization (WHO) last week […]

Ebola: Timeline of an epidemic

Conakry (AFP) – Key dates in the latest Ebola epidemic, the worst ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever which first surfaced in 1976 in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. Medications/Drugs News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Guinea declared free of Ebola, step to end spread of disease

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak over in Guinea Tuesday, a huge step in the fight against the world's largest epidemic and the first time there are no known cases anywhere since the virus emerged in Guinea two years ago. Diseases/Conditions News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Guinea’s last Ebola case, a baby girl, leaves hospital

By Emma Farge DAKAR (Reuters) – A one-month-old baby girl who was Guinea's last reported Ebola case left hospital on Saturday, delighting medical staff and putting the country on course to be declared free of the deadly virus. Guinea will become officially Ebola-free after 42 days if no new cases are reported following the recovery […]

Ebola in Male Survivors Can Survive up to 9 Months, Study Finds – ABC News

TIME Ebola in Male Survivors Can Survive up to 9 Months, Study FindsABC NewsEbola health workers spray disinfectant on a road near the home of a 17-year old boy that died from the Ebola virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, July 1, 2015. more +. 0 Shares. Email. Doctors have found that Ebola can […]

Sierra Leone: Frontline Nurses In Aftermath of Ebola Outbreak Battle Depression, Stigma and Lack of Recognition

PhotoCredit: Michael Duff | Women in The Survivor Dream ProjectMagdalene is confident as she introduces herself to the group of nineteen survivors. “My name is Magdalene and I am a nurse, I survived Ebola. I caught it from work”. She stops there, smiles and names her gratitude for the day, “I am happy to be […]

BBC wins big by betting on chat app to deliver Ebola tips

The BBC won a prestigious Online News Association award for public service journalism Saturday for its use of the chat application WhatsApp to distribute information about Ebola in stricken areas during the 2014 outbreak. "It's a big honor to bring home this award," said BBC digital editor Steve Herrmann upon accepting the prize. The association […]

ICYMI: Mental Health Stigma, Powerful Memories And Ebola, A Year Later

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week.This week, we launched two major projects on Healthy Living that we're extremely proud of. After a summer of reporting, editor Anna Almendrala released her three-part series on Ebola's legacy in America, including maps, graphs and narratives from nurses on the hospital front lines.The week also… Diseases/Conditions News […]

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