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#ebola virus

From TheJournal.ie Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak Precautions

Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak

A third case has been detected in the border city of Goma, home to 2 million people.

From TheJournal.ie Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries Finding A Cure

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

From TheJournal.ie GOAL wants an Irish singer from Band Aid 30 to travel to West Africa before Christmas Ebola Virus

GOAL wants an Irish singer from Band Aid 30 to travel to West Africa before Christmas

The chief executive of the charity says they are very welcome to visit the GOAL programmes in Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola All Clear

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone West Africa

Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is a very friendly, sociable place but that is changing. People are avoiding church and the mosque, and shops have chlorine buckets outside for people to wash their hands before they enter.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should animals at risk of the Ebola virus be killed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should animals at risk of the Ebola virus be killed?

Excalibur, the pet dog of an infected Spanish nurse, is due to be euthanised.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect' United Nations

Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect'

The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.

From TheJournal.ie These scary-looking suits are pointless in fighting Ebola - Spanish doctors Why Are You Doing That?

These scary-looking suits are pointless in fighting Ebola - Spanish doctors

Short version: “Let’s keep this simple…”

From TheJournal.ie Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital EBOLA

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

From TheJournal.ie Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak Virus

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus? Outbreak

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?

This video shows how the infection takes hold.

From TheJournal.ie West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control" West Africa

West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.