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EBOLA VIRUS

Second person dies from Ebola in Congo city

A second person has died of Ebola in Congo’s major city of Goma. The death has raised fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s...

Swedish hospital isolates patient in Ebola alert

A suspected case of the deadly Ebola virus has been reported by a Swedish hospital, officials said, adding the patient has been isolated. Region Uppsala,...

Second Ebola case confirmed among 20 suspected in Congo

A second case of Ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo, the World Health...

One person confirmed dead from Ebola as Congo probes total of nine cases

Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths, the country's health minister said. One...

Ebola nurse hopes return to Sierra Leone will bring ‘closure’

Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey is planning to return to Sierra Leone for the first time since she was struck down with with the killer...

Doctor ‘misled medics over Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey’

A doctor who admitted misleading other medics over Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey also acted dishonestly, medical watchdogs in England ruled today. Dr Hannah Ryan...

Nurse suspended for concealing Ebola medic’s high temperature at airport

A nurse has been suspended for two months for concealing the fact that Scottish medic Pauline Cafferkey had a raised temperature before she tested...

World Health Organisation downgrades Ebola risk

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has downgraded the risk of Ebola. The global health body said the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa no...

Ebola death in Sierra Leone

A woman’s body in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, the day after the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak over in West...

WHO declares Guinea free of Ebola

Guinea has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organisation. It means there have been no new infections for 42 days. Tow-and-a-half thousand people...

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Tougher lockdown measures for large parts of England

Bans on people mixing with other households in any setting will be introduced in large parts of north-east England due to coronavirus cases continuing...

Premier League confirms 10 coronavirus cases after latest round of testing

Ten positive coronavirus results were returned during the latest round of Premier League testing. Positive cases of Covid-19 in the top flight are on the...

JK Rowling expresses gratitude after literary luminaries write supportive letter

JK Rowling has expressed her gratitude after playwright Sir Tom Stoppard and actress Frances Barber signed a letter saying she is a victim of...

Alicia Keys on Breonna Taylor death: There is no justice

Earlier this month, Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron announced a grand jury had indicted an officer, Brett Hankison, for shooting into neighbouring apartments, but...

US judge temporarily blocks TikTok ban

A US judge has temporarily blocked an order which would have banned the popular video sharing app TikTok from smartphone app stores in the...
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