# ebola - Today’s News
Craig Spencer had recently returned from Africa.
The number of Ebola treatment centre beds and other measures needed to control the epidemic substantially exceeds the total pledged.
# ebola - Yesterday’s News
16-year-old Kollie James has become Médecins Sans Frontières’ 1,000th Ebola survivor.
# ebola - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
The serum will use the blood of people who recovered from the disease.
# ebola - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
This will allow authorities to focus their health checks.
Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.
That is the opinion of emergency doctors.
New research has also found that screening people leaving West Africa is far more efficient than screening those arriving at other countries.
# ebola - Monday 20 October, 2014
She was taken to the National Isolation Unit.
EU ministers have callled for ‘united, coordinated, and increased efforts’ to fight the virus.
Ebola has become the T. Rex of microbes, apparently.
Nice try, Ebola.
Let’s find out.
Teresa Romero was the first person outside of Africa to contract the virus.
# ebola - Sunday 19 October, 2014
Cuba has offered to help in the fight against the disease.
# ebola - Saturday 18 October, 2014
Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?
That’s according to Oxfam, which works in Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Yes, it’s here. Yes, it’s bad.
Because it’s great.
Ron Klain is Barack Obama’s “Ebola czar”.
# ebola - Friday 17 October, 2014
The woman is said to have no symptoms and to be at low risk to the guests and crew.
Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.
Sierra Leone is a very friendly, sociable place but that is changing. People are avoiding church and the mosque, and shops have chlorine buckets outside for people to wash their hands before they enter.
The cash, which came from Colombia, is a tiny fraction of the $1 billion that the UN has estimated it needs to fight the epidemic.
Plans are in place for a number of different scenarios.
# ebola - Thursday 16 October, 2014
A passenger travelling from Lagos in Nigeria is reported to have a fever and shivers
It won’t be a Hollywood apocalypse, politicians heard today.
All came back negative.
Cowabunga! Let’s raise some shell.
The officials now admit she should not have been allowed to take the flight.
“Obviously everyone in this country hopes that the Ebola virus is a problem that we never have to deal with”.
# ebola - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.
Ninety-five Liberian health workers have died so far in the epidemic.
The worker also treated a man who died from the virus.
Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.
# ebola - Tuesday 14 October, 2014
Facebook’s CEO said that the virus must be brought under control soon, before it becomes a “long-term global health crisis”.
Meanwhile, a second US patient, Nina Pham, said she was “blessed”.