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This weekend, Authorities in Sierra Leone will be hoping to declare it has no cases of the Ebola virus.The last known patient was released on Monday, but the country must wait for a further 42 days before it can be given the all clear
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In Sierra Leone, one of the country's biggest hospitals has admitted patients for the first time since the Ebola outbreak. The Sierra Leone-China Friendship Hospital was an Ebola Treatment Unit during the epidemic's peak. It was staffed by Chinese medics.
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Health authorities in Nigeria have issued an alert travel restrictions especially for pregnant women to Latin America over the outbreak of Zika virus infection in the region. Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole also ordered the inclusion of the screening fo
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The World Health Organisation says the Zika virus, linked to a surge in birth defects, is "spreading explosively". Now, scientists are trailing the origins of the virus in Uganda, where, although cases have occured, they haven't affected humans. Maria Gal
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Uganda's Ministries of Health and Agriculture say two people have so far died after testing Positive for Rift Valley Fever. Laboratory tests by the Uganda Virus Institute, from samples collected out of two Central Uganda districts confirm the outbreak. CG
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Doctors Without Borders is among the healthcare professionals working with the DRC government to curb the Ebola outbreak. Earlier we spoke to Karin Huster, an MSF emergency coordinator, about the organisation's efforts on the ground.