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    04-Sep-2014 to 10:48

    Cholera outbreak kills 80 people in Ghana

    APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Director General of the Ghana Health Services (GHS) Dr Appiah Denkyira has announced on Wednesday that the cholera outbreak that hit the country in June has killed 80 people with 10,000 cases recorded since the outbreak of the disease.

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    03-Sep-2014 to 19:45

    S/Leone: MP opposes end to Liberia border closure

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — A Sierra Leonean lawmaker has vowed to stop people crossing from Liberia as the government there hinted at opening its border.

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    03-Sep-2014 to 19:18

    S/Leone: Media told to lead anti-Ebola crusade

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The media has a leading role to help contain the ongoing Ebola epidemic, a senior presidential aide said in Freetown on Wednesday.

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    03-Sep-2014 to 19:03

    S/Leone: Manhunt for runaway Ebola patient

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — The military and Police in the eastern Sierra Leonean district of Kenema have mounted a manhunt for an Ebola patient who abandoned a treatment center.

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    03-Sep-2014 to 18:52

    S/Leone: Taxman sets up Ebola fund

    APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone's National Revenue Authority (NRA) has set up a Trust Fund to help support health workers affected by the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaging the country.

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    03-Sep-2014 to 18:39

    Senegal: Ebola tests on quarantined student still positive

    APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The latest blood samples taken from the young Guinean student quarantined at the Fann Hospital in Dakar, Senegal continue to test positive for Ebola, the Ministry of Health and Social Action disclosed.

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    03-Sep-2014 to 18:17

    Gambia: Utilities authority sets up Ebola hotline

    APA – Banjul (The Gambia) — The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) in The Gambia has launched a national Ebola toll free hotline (1025) with the Ministry of Health to help monitor the possible outbreak of the disease.

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