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Brussels Airport to screen baggage from Ebola-hit areas

Brussels Airport, a hub for flights coming from Africa, said on Friday it had hired a specialised firm to check baggage coming from Ebola-hit regions, after a union told its members to no longer handle such items. The company will

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Ebola deaths near 4,500 as virus spreads

A total of 4,493 people have died from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the situation in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone is deteriorating, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. WHO said a total

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US rejects ban on travel from Ebola-hit countries

The US has no plans to eliminate travel from countries in West Africa suffering the worst Ebola outbreak on record, Dr Thomas Frieden, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in a briefing on Monday. &q

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Ebola fears spread as 4,000 killed in West Africa

Airline and hospital officials said a Delta Air Lines plane was held at McCarran International Airport, but it turned out to be a false alarm and an all-clear was issued. A Delta spokesman said the concerns arose after a passenger on the flight

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Ebola fears spread as 4,000 killed in West Africa

A commercial plane was briefly quarantined on a Las Vegas airport tarmac on Friday, sending airline shares down as worldwide fears increased that Ebola could spread outside West Africa, where it has killed more than 4,000 people.

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‘Ebola challenge is biggest since Aids’

The deadly spread of Ebola in West Africa is something unseen since the outbreak of Aids, said Thomas Frieden, director of the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. “I would say that in the 30 years I've been wo

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US airports to screen for fever after Ebola death

The US government has ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever following the death of the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the country. Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan died in an isolation

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US airports to screen for fever after Ebola death

The US government has ordered five airports to start screening passengers from West Africa for fever following the death of the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the country. Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan died in an isolation

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Sierra Leone records 121 Ebola deaths in a single day

Sierra Leone recorded 121 deaths from Ebola and scores of new infections in one of the single deadliest days since the disease appeared in the West African country more than four months ago, government health statistics showed on Sunday.

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Ebola could reach France, UK by end-Oct

Scientists have used Ebola disease spread patterns and airline traffic data to predict a 75 per cent chance the virus could be imported to France by October 24, and a 50 per cent chance it could hit Britain by that date. Those num

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