- Cuba leads way on Ebola effort
Cuba sends a second group of medical staff to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, becoming the biggest single provider of healthcare workers.
BBC News. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:01:11 GMT.
- Africa: Who Says Improved Data Show More Cases of TB
[Global Fund]Geneva -A report published today by the World Health Organization shows a rise in new tuberculosis cases in 2013 from the previous year, reflecting improved data collection and reporting.
All Africa. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:59:24 GMT.
- Global Effort Needed To Combat Ebola -- Randgold CEO
(Kitco News) - As the current Ebola virus continues to claim lives throughout West Africa, an executive with African-based Randgold Resources Ltd. ...
By Kitco News. Forbes. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:42:00 GMT.
- Platini wants Cup of Nations apology
Uefa's Michel Platini wants an apology after the Confederation of African Football criticised his comments on the Africa Cup of Nations.
BBC News. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:59:13 GMT.
- 2 Israeli Soldiers Wounded by Gun and Missile Fire From Egypt
The attack came from the rugged desert terrain of the Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic militants have been battling Egyptian forces.
By Isabel Kershner. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:43:45 GMT.
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- Taking Note: The U.S. Will Collaborate With Cuba … on Ebola
Cuban medics have been dispatched to treat patients in West Africa.
By Ernesto LondoÑo. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:16:45 GMT.
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- US to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through 5 airports
The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Oct. 21, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
Hurriyet. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:48:00 +0200.
- Travel Industry Supports Administrations Enhanced Ebola Screening
U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the Department of Homeland Securitys announcement that all passengers from Ebola-stricken African countries will be routed through five U.S. ...
Travel Industry Wire. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:41:04 EST.
- Congo, UN Troops Fire Live Rounds Amid Protest Against Killings
Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern Congolese town of Beni on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Crowds gathered at the U.N. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:25:33 -0400.
- Red Cross head blasts Ebola travel bans as 'irrational'
Closing borders will not effectively curb Ebola infections, says the head of the Red Cross, amid debate over whether bans on travel from hardest-hit African countries would help combat the spread of the deadly virus.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:11:58 EDT.
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