Doctors that dealed with Ebola epidemic in Africa return to Cuba

A group of 150 Cuban doctors returned to Cuba today, after leaving the epidemic of Ebola more controlled, local media reported. “At 1:06 am (5:06 GMT) of Monday 150 health collaborators arrived to the country, 98 of them from Sierra Leone and 52 from Liberia, where they...

President of Sierra Leone announced quarantine order by Ebola

Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma announced the end of all quarantine measures taken to combat the Ebola virus due to reversing of the epidemic in the country, which has the largest number of cases. “The restrictions on the movement of people will be...

Vatican grants 3 million euros to combat Ebola in Africa

The Vatican announced on Wednesday it will allocate EUR 3 million ($ 3,546,000) to combat Ebola in West Africa and urged the private and public agents to also increase funding aimed at combating this disease. The Holy See reported that “funds will be available to the...

Sierra Leone confines its population to prevent spread of Ebola

Sierra Leone on Wednesday ordered the confinement of the population in the north for five days to prevent the spread of the epidemic of Ebola and where also several areas of the country already suffering restrictions on movement. “The five-day confinement affects the entire...

Italian doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone is repatriated to Rome

The Italian doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will arrive tonight to Rome, to immediately initiate appropriate clinical treatment in a hospital in the capital, reported the Italian Ministry of Health in a statement. The Government cooperates with the Ministries of...

WHO: We expect Ebola infections decline clearly in early 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO) expects that the spread of Ebola virus decline “clearly” in early 2015, a senior official reported this Tuesday. “We are preparing for the future, thinking about how we will be within four to six months, when the number of...

Doctor from Sierra Leone ill with Ebola virus dies in US

Martin Salia, a doctor from Sierra Leone, 44 years, who was being treated for Ebola virus in (US) hospital in Nebraska, died this Monday, according to sources of Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital where he was admitted since their repatriation. “We deeply regret to...

Australia denies entry to citizens from countries affected by Ebola

Australia will not issue visas to people who come from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, where an Ebola outbreak was produced, said today the Minister for Immigration, Scott Morrison. This measure was taken to prevent that the epidemic reaches Australia. “That means we do...
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