Ebola Outbreak

WHO identifies new areas as Ebola hotspots

The World Health Organisation this week identified a rural community north of the capital as a new hot-spot for infections. Their story provides a very vivid depiction of what medics – and ordinary people – face in the struggle to eradicate the virus.

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Ebola survivor recounts her harrowing ordeal

Ebola survivor recounts her harrowing ordeal

The latest in our series of special reports on Liberia’s road to recovery.The ebola outbreak has killed more than 10,000 people in the past year – and left many more struggling to rebuild their lives.One survivor is Wokie Gray, who caught ebola while working as […]

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IMF considering debt relief to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa

The economies of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone are facing economic strife following the deadly Ebola outbreak. The charity network, Jubilee USA, is now calling for the International Monetary Fund to cancel their debt to help them recover. CCTV America’s Kate Fisher reported this story from Washington, […]

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Ebola weakens West African mining industry

A year ago, West Africa’s mining industry was seen as a potential boost to the region’s economy. But with the ebola outbreak, the industry has seen setbacks and even pullouts by investors. CCTV’s Stephanie Fried reported this story from Forecariah diamond mine in Guinea.

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