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Thu,30Jul2015

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The challenges of finding a vaccine for Ebola

Julien Potet, the Policy Advisor on Neglected Tropical Diseases Vaccines with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Photo©ScreenShot/YouTube/Positive Economy ForumJulien Potet, Policy Advisor on Neglected Tropical Diseases Vaccines with Medecins Sans Frontieres, talks about the challenges and advances made thus far in finding a treatment for Ebola.

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Ghana mulls Nigerian poultry ban

Photo©ReutersGhana is considering a temporal ban of Nigerian poultry products from following reports of rising cases of avian flu in the neighbouring country.

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SARS and Ebola, spot the difference

Photo©ReutersChina's handling of the SARS outbreak holds lessons for the Ebola epidemic in Africa.

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Ebola: Four decades of a deadly virus

Photo©ReutersFollowing its detection in the 1970s in Zaire, Ebola virus only affected neighbouring countries until the 2014 outbreak in Guinea, spreading to Liberia and Sierra Leone and claiming its highest number of victims.

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Ebola has changed customs

Photo©ReutersEbola has changed the way people relate to each other at home and at work.

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Ebola: China sends in more medical workers to West Africa

A Chinese military health worker, part of a delegation sent by China to help in the fight against Ebola, has her temperature taken as she arrives at Roberts airport outside Monrovia November 15, 2014. Photo/ReutersChina will send an additional 232 medical workers to Sierra Leone and Liberia to help in the ongoing fight against Ebola, reports say.

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