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  1. Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 7,573 - WHO

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    Wed, 24 Dec 2014

    GENEVA, Dec 24 (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three West Africa countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to 7,573 out of 19,463 confirmed cases recorded there to date, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.

  2. Ebola crisis could last through 2015 as marks year since outbreak-expert-TRFN

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    Wed, 24 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Ebola crisis in West Africa that claimed its first victim exactly a year ago is likely to last until the end of 2015, according to a scientist who helped to discover the virus.

  3. UN warns Ebola-linked farm losses could threaten banking in W. Africa - TRFN

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    ROME, Dec 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Ebola epidemic threatens rural banking in three West African countries with the potential to disrupt agriculture next year as farmers won't have access to credit to buy seeds and fertilizer, two UN officials warned on Monday.

  4. Death toll from Ebola in West Africa rises to 7,518 - WHO

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three West Africa countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to 7,518 out of 19,340 confirmed cases recorded there to date, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

  5. Tekmira to supply Ebola treatment for studies in West Africa

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    TORONTO, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp will supply one of its experimental Ebola treatments for clinical studies to be conducted in West Africa by a consortium that includes England's Oxford university, the Canadian company said on Monday.

  6. UPDATE 1-Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373 - WHO

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    Sat, 20 Dec 2014

    GENEVA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

  7. Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373 - WHO

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    Sat, 20 Dec 2014

    GENEVA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

  8. A Continent of New Consumers

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    Sat, 20 Dec 2014

    than 100 years ago, Nestle established its position in Egypt, and more than 50 years ago, it set up shop in Central and West Africa (a region that now boasts more than $1 billion in annual sales), signifying the innate understanding Nestle possesses

  9. U.N. chief, visiting Ebola countries, urges respect for health rules

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    Fri, 19 Dec 2014

    MONROVIA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa , urged local communities to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease.

  10. U.S. doctor who recovered from Ebola will return to Liberia

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    Dec 17 (Reuters) - A doctor from Massachusetts who came down with Ebola while volunteering in Liberia will return to West Africa in January to resume medical work, the missionary group he works with said on Wednesday.

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