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    04-Sep-2014 to 19:14

    AFCON qualifier: Nigeria to screen fans for Ebola

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Fans attending Saturday’s first leg of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and Congo will undergo Ebola screening before they are allowed inside the stadium in Calabar, northeastern Nigeria.

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    04-Sep-2014 to 17:13

    Guinea Ebola crusade: Conde seeks businessperson’s backing

    APA-Conakry (Guinea) — Guinea’s President, Alpha Conde has solicited the financial and material backing of the country’s businessmen to help contain the Ebola epidemic, state media reported Thursday.

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    04-Sep-2014 to 13:37

    Liberia gives Ebola update

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia)-- — The Liberian health ministry says cumulative suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases for the period May 29 to September 1 now stands at 1,763.

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    04-Sep-2014 to 13:09

    Only two patients currently undergoing treatment for Ebola in Nigeria - minister

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has said that only two patients of the Ebola virus are undergoing treatment in Nigeria with one each in Lagos and Port Harcourt.

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    04-Sep-2014 to 12:59

    Third American doctor contracts Ebola in Liberia – health sources

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- — –A third American medical practitioner, Dr. Rick Sacra has contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, APA learns here Wednesday.

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    04-Sep-2014 to 11:58

    AU to hold Ebola emergency meeting

    APA-South Africa (South Africa) — The African Union (AU) Executive Council will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 8 September to adopt a common position and define appropriate strategies to enable Africa effectively combat the Ebola epidemic, the continental body has announced.

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    04-Sep-2014 to 11:31

    Kenya in Ebola scare as sick Congolese national arrives in Nairobi

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — The Kenya government on Wednesday night dispelled rumours of Ebola being in the country after reports of a Congolese national aboard a Kenya Airways plane suggested he had symptoms of the deadly virus.

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