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#ebola virus

# ebola-virus - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

# ebola-virus - Monday 17 November, 2014

GOAL wants an Irish singer from Band Aid 30 to travel to West Africa before Christmas

The chief executive of the charity says they are very welcome to visit the GOAL programmes in Sierra Leone.

# ebola-virus - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

# ebola-virus - Friday 17 October, 2014

Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone

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.

# ebola-virus - Friday 10 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This is what happens when you claim to have Ebola on an aeroplane Ebola Virus

# ebola-virus - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Poll: Should animals at risk of the Ebola virus be killed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should animals at risk of the Ebola virus be killed?

Excalibur, the pet dog of an infected Spanish nurse, is due to be euthanised.

# ebola-virus - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect'

The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.

# ebola-virus - Friday 29 August, 2014

These scary-looking suits are pointless in fighting Ebola - Spanish doctors

Short version: “Let’s keep this simple…”

# ebola-virus - Friday 8 August, 2014

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak

The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.

# ebola-virus - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?

This video shows how the infection takes hold.

# ebola-virus - Monday 23 June, 2014

West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"

The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.