Ebola virus -
  • UN: WHO convenes ethical review of Ebola's experimental drugs
    11 august 2014 19:11:07
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday convened a meeting of ethicists and scientists to discuss the use of experimental medicines in treating Ebola, three days after the agency declared the current outbreak of the disease in West Africa an international public health emergency. Full text...

  • Mauritania: Govt seals off borders at night to prevent Ebola disease outbreak
    11 august 2014 18:51:34
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - Mauritania has resorted to partial closure of its borders in a reactivated national plan to check the Ebola Virus Disease from spreading into the West African country, official sources here told PANA Monday.Full text...

  • Sierra Leone: Govt. takes stringent measures to halt Ebola spread
    11 august 2014 13:57:15
    Freetown, Sierra Leone (PANA) - Sierra Leone, worst hit by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) ravaging parts of West Africa, has taken more stringent measures to stop the spread of the disease, according to Information and Communication Minister Alpha Kanu.Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: Religious organizations call for prayers for Ebola-hit countries
    11 august 2014 13:00:33
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Association of Sunni Muslims in Côte d’Ivoire (AMSCI) and the Council of Sunni Imams (CODIS) have called their members to pray for countries affected by the Ebola disease. Full text...

  • Botswana: Botswana extends help to Ebola hit countries
    11 august 2014 12:47:22
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana has extended humanitarian assistance to Ebola hit countries.Full text...

  • Nigeria: Ebola cases rise to 10
    11 august 2014 12:38:10
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Nigerian government has confirmed a new case of the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) in the commercial city of Lagos, bringing the total number of cases in Africa's most-populous nation to 10, with two deaths recorded so far. Full text...

  • Côte d’Ivoire: National airline suspends flights to countries affected by Ebola
    11 august 2014 11:32:30
    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) - The Ivorian government has announced measures to prevent the Ebola Viral Disease ravaging parts of West Africa from spreading to the country, including the suspension of all flights to the affected countries by the national airline, Air Côte d’Ivoire.Full text...

  • Sudan: Govt says country is Ebola-free, takes measures
    11 august 2014 11:18:35
    Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan said even though the country has not recorded any case of Ebola since the outbreak in West Africa, it has taken precautionary measures to ensure that the disease does not spread to the country. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Catholic Church takes measures to prevent Ebola
    10 august 2014 21:18:29
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - With Africa's most populous nation in the grip of fear over the spread of Ebola virus disease, the Catholic church in Nigeria has taken measures, including skipping the traditional rite of peace during Mass that involves shaking hands of fellow congregants, to prevent the spread of the disease.Full text...

  • Libya: Libya sets up 36 checkpoints to monitor Ebola
    08 august 2014 21:49:57
    Tripoli, Libya (PANA) – The Libyan health authorities have set up some 36 checkpoints as well as 100 swift intervention teams in various regions to check the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, the ministry announced in a statement issued on Thursday.Full text...

  • Belgium: EU releases extra 8 million euros to finance Ebola fight
    08 august 2014 21:16:19
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Following the decision of the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare the Ebola outbreak in West Africa an international emergency the European Union has allocated extra eight million euros to help combat the plague spreading in West Africa.Full text...

  • Nigeria: President Jonathan declares national emergency on Ebola
    08 august 2014 20:36:13
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday declared the control and containment of the Ebola virus in Nigeria a National Emergency, the presidency said in a statement. Full text...

  • Nigeria: ECOWAS intensifies measures to contain Ebola
    08 august 2014 18:43:00
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - With four of its member states hit by the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) announced on Friday that it had intensified measures to contain the disease. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Ebola deaths in 4 West African nations rise to 961
    08 august 2014 18:30:38
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The number of deaths recorded from the outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa has risen from 932 as at 4 Aug. to 961 as of 6 Aug, according to the latest update provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) Friday. Full text...

  • Burundi: Authorities take preventive measures against Ebola
    08 august 2014 13:22:45
    Bujumbura, Burundi (PANA) – The Burundian health authorities are establishing a strategy to preserve the country from the Ebola disease which broke out in several West African countries, the sources told PANA. Full text...

  • Switzerland: WHO declares Public Health Emergency over Ebola, urges affected states to declare national emergency
    08 august 2014 12:06:26
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the Ebola outbreak in four West African nations a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), while advising leaders of affected countries to declare a national emergency. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Liberia apologises to Nigeria over Ebola
    08 august 2014 10:46:04
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Liberia has apologised to Nigeria after one of its (Liberia) citizens, Patrick Sawyer, brought the Ebola virus to Nigeria, where he died 25 July. Full text...

  • Benin: Two suspected cases Ebola recorded in Benin
    07 august 2014 22:38:08
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - Two suspected cases of Ebola have been recorded in Porto-Novo, the capital of Benin, located 30 km from Cotonou, and Tanguiéta in the north-west, the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Ministry of Health, Mr. Aboubacar Moufalilou, announced on Thursday.Full text...

  • Mauritius: 'No Ebola case so far in SADC region'
    07 august 2014 10:16:05
    Port Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Health Ministers of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) who met in Johannesburg, South Africa, have announced several measures to prevent the introduction and spread of the Ebola virus disease in the region. Full text...

  • Switzerland: WHO to convene ethical review of Ebola experimental drug
    06 august 2014 22:23:06
    Geneva, Switzerland (PANA) - As demand for the Ebola experimental drug 'Zmapp' increases amid a ravaging Ebola crisis in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) is to convene a panel of medical ethicists to explore the use of experimental treatment in the Ebola outbreak. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Nigeria declares national emergency over Ebola
    06 august 2014 21:29:14
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria has declared the Ebola situation in the country a "national emergency", after the first Nigerian died of the disease and five others tested positive. Full text...

  • Senegal: Government stresses preventive measures against Ebola
    06 august 2014 17:13:52
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) – In a bid to keep the threat of the Ebola virus disease away from its territory, Senegal is beefing up preventive measures through public sensitisation campaigns in the southeast regions of the country, according to a statement issued here Wednesday by the national health education and information department.Full text...

  • Belgium: Brussels maintains flights to/from West Africa despite Ebola disease
    06 august 2014 15:40:17
    Brussels, Belgium (PANA) - Belgium will not ban flights to and from West Africa despite the Ebola epidemic causing havoc in the region, according to a statement from the Belgian Foreign Ministry here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Nurse dies of Ebola, seven cases confirmed
    06 august 2014 12:57:13
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - One of the nurses who treated Liberian Patrick Sawyer, who died of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a Lagos hospital last month, has died from the disease, according to Nigeria's Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu. Full text...

  • Botswana: Botswana issues travel ban to West Africa over Ebola
    06 august 2014 12:40:04
    Gaborone, Botswana (PANA) - Botswana has issued a travel ban to countries affected by Ebola for its public service workforce, as the epidemic continues to poise more headaches for the health fraternity.Full text...

  • Nigeria: Govt seeks Ebola experimental drug from US
    06 august 2014 10:37:59
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Nigerian government is seeking US assistance to acquire the experimental drug which is being used to treat two American doctors infected with the Ebola virus while treating patients in Liberia.Full text...

  • Belgium: Belgium not considering West Africa flight ban
    05 august 2014 21:03:40
    Bruxelles, Belgium (PANA) – Belgium has no plan of banning flights to and from West Africa due to the Ebola outbreak in the subregion, according to a statement issued by the Belgian ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday.Full text...

  • Mauritius: SADC calls urgent meeting on Ebola Virus Disease
    05 august 2014 15:41:10
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - The South African Development Community (SADC) has scheduled a one-day emergency meeting (6 August) of Health Ministers of its 15 Member-States and partners in Johannesburg, South Africa, following the outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD), PANA learnt from official sources in Mauritius. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Don't travel to Nigeria, other Ebola-hit countries, Mauritians warned
    05 august 2014 11:54:38
    Port-Louis, Mauritius (PANA) - Mauritians have been warned not to travel to Nigeria and the three other West African countries (Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone) that are battling Ebola cases until further notice, PANA reported from here Tuesday.Full text...

  • Tunisia: Tunisia sets up committee to monitor Ebola virus
    04 august 2014 21:06:33
    Tunis, Tunisia (PANA) - Tunisia has set up a technical and monitoring committee to deal with the Ebola virus currently prevailing in some West African countries. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Govt confirms 2nd case of Ebola
    04 august 2014 14:42:55
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria's federal government Monday announced that the doctor who treated the Liberian citizen who recently died of Ebola virus disease in Nigeria's commercial city of Lagos has himself tested positive to the disease. Full text...

  • Nigeria: 'No plans yet to shut borders over Ebola'
    03 august 2014 11:56:29
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Nigeria has no immediate plans to shut its international borders as a strategy to ward off the spread to the country of the Ebola Virus Disease that is ravaging the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu. Full text...

  • Guinea: President Condé vows to eradicate Ebola from Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia
    02 august 2014 08:43:38
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guinean President Alpha Condé, mandated by his counterparts from Liberia and Sierra Leone to defend their cause at the US-Africa Summit in Washington next week, has said everything possible will be done to quickly eradicate Ebola in the three countries where about 729 people have died from this disease.Full text...

  • Benin: 'No Ebola case registered in Benin'
    02 august 2014 08:41:10
    Cotonou, Benin (PANA) - Benin's Health Minister, Professor Dorothée Akoko Kindé-Gazard, says the country has not registered any case of Ebola.Full text...

  • Nigeria: 'Two of those who had contact with Liberian Ebola victim have fever'
    01 august 2014 23:00:08
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Two of the 70 people who had contact with Liberian Patrick Sawyer, who died of Ebola Virus Disease in Nigeria last week, have shown symptoms of fever, though they did not test positive to the disease, the Lagos state government in Nigeria's South-west said on Friday. Full text...

  • UN: WHO, West African leaders unveil US$100 million Ebola response plan
    01 august 2014 20:48:09
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) and Presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone on Friday in Conakry, Guinea, launched a joint US$100 million Ebola response plan for an intensified international, regional and national campaign to bring the disease under control.Full text...

  • Ethiopia: AU calls for urgent funding to boost Ebola control mechanism
    01 august 2014 16:50:04
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Warning of a possible spread of the killer Ebola virus to more countries beyond those already hit by the disease in West Africa, the African Union (AU) has called for urgent efforts to step up funding options for prevention measures.Full text...

  • Tanzania: Health officials take anti-Ebola measures at entry points
    01 august 2014 10:51:41
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – In its effort to prevent the Ebola virus from hitting Tanzania, the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has ordered its staff to ensure that existing disease surveillance mechanisms remain effective.Full text...

  • US: Ebola not a threat for US-Africa Leaders Summit
    31 july 2014 19:47:17
    Washington DC, US (PANA) - The US-Africa Leaders Summit, scheduled for next week in Washington DC, will go on as planned even though the continent is experiencing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a brief White House media advisory said on Thursday. Full text...

  • Ghana: Government steps up measures to prevent Ebola outbreak
    31 july 2014 19:36:19
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana is stepping up measures to prevent the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the country with stringent emergency action to limit the movement of people from countries where the disease has been wreaking havoc.Full text...

  • US: WHO, West African leaders to launch intensified Ebola response plan
    31 july 2014 19:23:29
    Washington DC, US (PANA) - The Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Full text...

  • US: CDC issues travel warning to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia
    31 july 2014 19:08:43
    Washington DC, US (PANA) - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday issued a warning to avoid non-essential travel to the West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Full text...

  • Mauritius: Health authorities take precautionary measures against Ebola
    31 july 2014 15:42:54
    Port-Louis, Mauritius PANA) – Mauritian health authorities Thursday announced several measures that have been taken to prevent the Ebola virus from entering the island-nation, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Kenya: Nairobi issues Ebola alert after West African outbreak
    31 july 2014 15:39:04
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya has issued an Ebola alert to all health workers manning border posts but warned that the risk of contagion was much lower as the country has over the years invested in beefing the national disease surveillance levels. Full text...

  • UN: WHO advises on Ebola spread
    31 july 2014 08:10:52
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN World Health Organization (WHO) has advised that while travellers should be aware of Ebola, they will not contract the highly-contagious unless they actually touch someone who is showing active symptoms. Full text...

  • Nigeria: ECOWAS advises against border closure over Ebola virus
    30 july 2014 21:40:03
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – The Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) on Wednesday advised against the closure of borders by member countries over the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus saying a concerted effort by all is the best way to fight the disease. Full text...

  • Nigeria: ASKY Airlines urges NCAA to reconsider suspension order over Ebola
    30 july 2014 14:19:59
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Director-General of ASKY Airlines, Mr. Yissehak Zewoldi, on Wednesday appealed to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to reconsider its suspension order on the airline’s operations into the country. Full text...

  • Nigeria: FAAN sets up Ebola virus screening centres at Nigerian airports
    30 july 2014 14:06:08
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has set up screening centres at the various international airports in the country as part of efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus. Full text...

  • Togo: "False alert" raised on suspected Ebola carrier from Benin
    29 july 2014 15:43:53
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – The Togolese health authorities have described as "false alert", the case of a passenger from Benin suspected by drivers at a motor park as suffering from the Ebola disease, reliable sources told PANA here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Nigeria takes measures to stem Ebola disease
    28 july 2014 09:30:50
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - With at least one case of Ebola Virus Disease so far recorded in Nigeria, the federal government has taken measures to prevent infected travellers from bringing the disease into the country. Full text...

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