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...

Sending of reservists to combat Ebola is authorized by Obama

The United States President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon to send reservists to West Africa to fight Ebola, participating in the implementation of the necessary logistics infrastructure. Obama authorized the deployment of reservists for humanitarian relief...

Ebola would represent a cost of $ 32,000 million for Africa, according to the World Bank

The economic cost of the Ebola virus until the end of 2015 could exceed the 32,000 million dollars for West Africa, if the disease continues spreading beyond the three affected countries, the World Bank said. “If the epidemic starts affecting a significant number of people...

Unicef ​​reports at least 3,700 African children orphaned by the Ebola virus

At least 3,700 children in Guinea Conakry, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one or two parents due to the virus, according to estimates released today by UNICEF. Unicef ​​warns that the number of orphans due to virus could double between now and mid-October in the wake of the...

WHO reports increase in deaths from Ebola virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) said this Tuesday, according to recent data, that the number of infected by the Ebola epidemic affecting West Africa has reached 4,269 people, of which 2,288 have died. The number of cases “is accelerating” in the three most...

Ebola virus worries U.S.

U.S. health authorities, due to the outbreak of the Ebola virus, warned that the disease could spread rapidly. Therefore, they recommended for those traveling to West Africa to take precautions. The Ebola virus is transmitted by direct contact with blood, body fluids or tissues...