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Ebola grips West Africa

Liberia's president is reassuring the country's healthcare workers that more resources for the battle against Ebola are on the way.
August 10, 2014

Greek suspected of carrying Ebola tests negative: ministry

A Greek man who was suspected of carrying the Ebola virus has instead tested positive for malaria, the health ministry said on Friday.
eNCA: August 8, 2014

Nigeria confirms 5 new ebola cases

Nigerian officials have confirmed five new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the disease.
August 6, 2014

Top secret serum likely saved U.S. Ebola patients

Dr. Kent Brantly's condition dramatically improved after he received the medication, a source says. After two doses, Nancy Writebol showed significant improvement.
CNN: August 4, 2014

Sierra Leone declares emergency to combat ebola

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a state of emergency to help the country deal with the worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus.
July 31, 2014

West Africa battles worst ever ebola outbreak

The rapidly spreading Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.
July 29, 2014

Mexico restricts soft drink TV ads to fight obesity

Mexico is restricting television advertising for high-calorie food and soft drinks, as part of its campaign against obesity, the government says.
BBC: July 16, 2014

Greek public health system 'catastrophic', says German official

Wolfgang Zoeller, a former commissioner for patients’ issues, says tight time frame imposed by the troika for health sector reform was 'impossible to carry out'
Enet: July 6, 2014

Ebola death toll hits 208 in Guinea

Some 208 people have now died from the Ebola virus in Guinea after a deadly spike in recent days, world health officials say.
BBC: June 4, 2014

Free drugs for uninsured Greeks

There are between 1.9 and 2.4 million Greeks, or roughly 20 percent of the total population, without social insurance, Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Wednesday as he announced plans to provide these people with free medicines.
eKathimerini: April 23, 2014