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Ebola: Nigeria’s success story has lessons for Liberia

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free after 42 days with no new cases, here’s why.


As WHO admits making mistakes, a look at latest Ebola developments

The World Health Organization admitted making mistakes in failing to contain the outbreak still spreading out of control in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Rising spectre

Spread of Ebola in US illustrates how difficult it is to contain. Is India prepared?


Pakistan accounts for 80 per cent of polio cases: WHO

Afghanistan and Nigeria, are the other two countries where polio remains endemic.


Ebola neglected because it started in Africa: ex-UN head Annan

Annan said ‘the spread of the virus from Africa to countries overseas was only a matter of time’.


Ebola ‘unavoidable’ in Europe, but spread risk low: WHO

Ebola has killed 3,439 people in west Africa since the start of the year, according to the latest WHO toll.


Ebola cases to triple to 20,000 by Nov unless efforts raised

The current outbreak in West Africa has already claimed more than 2,800 lives and infected more than 5,800 people.


To curb stray dog menace, MC can look to Jaipur — for greater bite

In Delhi, the population of stray dogs reportedly declined from over 10 lakh a couple of years ago to less than three lakh in 2013.


UN says USD 1.0 billion needed to fight Ebola

The death toll from the worst-ever Ebola epidemic rose to 2,461, out of 4,985 cases in the three west African countries.


NIV team on standby to test samples from Ebola suspects

Samples taken to BSL-4 lab, tested in contained environment.


Ebola death toll hits 2,400: WHO

As of 12 September, we are at 4,784 cases and more than 2,400 deaths, said UN official.


India is suicide capital, has highest number of suicides in the world: WHO

More than 800,000 people die by suicide every year – around one person every 40 seconds, according to the report.


WHO warning over Ebola in Nigeria’s Port Harcourt

The haemorrhagic fever, which has hit five countries in West Africa and caused nearly 2,000 deaths this year.

NGT asks agencies to clear concrete, save trees

The NGT has appointed Sharan Thakur, an advocate, as a local commissioner in the matter.


Ebola toll may ‘vastly underestimate’ crisis: WHO

The UN health agency Thursday said it was prepared for the crisis to continue for months.