Tag: Ebola

South Korean suspected of Ebola hospitalized in Berlin

Berlin: A South Korean health worker suspected of Ebola was admitted Saturday to Berlin’s Charite, one of the largest university hospitals in Europe, Berlin Senate Department for Health and Social Affairs said Saturday. A member of the South Korean medical team that was in Sierra Leone in action against Ebola has been admitted to the […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Over 20,000 people contracted Ebola in 2014: WHO

Geneva: The number of people infected with the deadly Ebola virus reached 20,381 people by the end of 2014, and 7,989 of them died of the disease, according to figures released Friday by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The data includes confirmed, suspected and probable cases recorded in Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone until Dec […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
US, Liberia start human trials of Ebola drug

Washington: The US and Liberian governments Friday launched a clinical trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an experimental Ebola drug on humans, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) said. “Although ZMapp has been used to treat several Ebola-infected patients in recent months, we cannot determine if the drug actually […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
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Ebola Infects 28 People, Kills 11 In Guinea, Congo

Addis Ababa: The African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 28 Ebola virus cases and 11 deaths so far, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The DRC reported 11 cases and four deaths, while Guinea confirmed 17 cases and seven deaths, showing a fatality rate […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021