Ebola virus -
  • Nigeria: Ebola fears in Lagos
    24 july 2014 21:56:35
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Fears that the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has landed in Nigeria heightened on Thursday after a Liberian man, who exhibited the symptoms of the disease, was hospitalised in the commercial city of Lagos. Full text...

  • Kenya: FAO warns of Ebola danger through consumption of wildlife species
    21 july 2014 12:39:51
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Increased efforts are needed to improve awareness among rural communities in West Africa about the risks of contracting the Ebola virus from eating certain wildlife species, including fruit bats, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned Monday.Full text...

  • Ghana: 'No Ebola in Ghana yet'
    09 july 2014 08:46:33
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The final result of a series of tests conducted by the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) in Accra on blood samples of a US citizen suspected to have died of Ebola fever in Ghana has proved negative. Full text...

  • Ghana: US citizen with suspected Ebola symptoms dies, but ......
    08 july 2014 16:23:53
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - An American citizen who was admitted to a clinic in Accra, the Ghana capital, with suspected symptoms of the Ebola virus, has died but health officials say tests on the deceased's blood samples were tentatively negative. Full text...

  • Ghana: Emergency Ebola meeting calls for research into the disease
    03 july 2014 20:46:41
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The two-day emergency Ministerial meeting on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) ended in Accra on Thursday with Health Ministers agreeing on a range of priority actions, including need for research into the disease, the state-owned Radio Ghana reported. Full text...

  • Togo: WHO provides Togo with personal protection kits against Ebola
    02 july 2014 15:47:29
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) - The World Health Organization (WHO) has provided Togo with 500 personal protection kits against Ebola as part of its efforts to eradicate the virus ravaging West Africa, PANA learnt here Wednesday from official sources. Full text...

  • Ghana: WHO convenes meeting to tackle Ebola menace
    02 july 2014 13:29:36
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - A two-day meeting called by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to tackle the growing Ebola virus menace that has claimed hundreds of lives in West Africa began in Accra, Ghana's capital, Wednesday with a call on health authorities of affected countries to implement preventive and containment measures. Full text...

  • UN: WHO moves against Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone
    27 june 2014 20:40:35
    New York, US (PANA) - The UN World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners are working with the Governments of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to control an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, an official said on Friday.Full text...

  • Senegal: Senegal relaunches protection system against Ebola
    10 june 2014 20:35:26
    Dakar, Senegal (PANA) - Senegal is relaunching its prevention interventions against the deadly Ebola virus which broke out nearly six months ago in the West African sub-region. Full text...

  • Guinea: 4 die from Ebola fever in Guinea
    25 may 2014 08:33:05
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – Four persons died recently in Macenta (south of Guinea), some 900 km from the capital, following infections from the viral fever Ebola, Dr. Sakhoba Kéita, Head of Division of Prevention and Struggle against Diseases at the Guinean Health Ministry, revealed Saturday to PANA. Full text...

  • Guinea: Health officials say no new case of Ebola registered in Guinea
    18 may 2014 06:42:12
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – Guinea's Health Ministry said on Saturday that no new case of the Ebola disease was registered in the country as at the weekend, underlining the huge efforts made by the government to fight the disease. Full text...

  • Guinea: UNDP offers US$200,000 to Guinea to fight Ebola
    08 may 2014 20:32:49
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released US$200,000 to Guinea to fight the dreaded Ebola disease, which broke out in January in the country and has claimed the lives for over 90 victims. Full text...

  • Guinea: 61 persons dead, 23 hospitalized with Ebola
    20 april 2014 09:09:33
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – Sixty-one people have died in Guinea from the Ebola disease since the beginning of the year, while 23 others are in hospital, according to Dr. Sakoba Kéita, head of the health services at the Health Ministry. Full text...

  • Mali: No case of Ebola reported so far in Mali, says Health minister
    16 april 2014 16:07:32
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – Neither a confirmed case of Ebola fever nor a suspected case have been reported so far in Mali, according to results from lobaratory tests, cited here Wednesday by PANA. Full text...

  • Guinea: Govt lauds decline in Ebola cases
    16 april 2014 07:58:03
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The Guinean Government has expressed satisfaction with the declining cases of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever that has infected more than 150 people and killed over 100 since February, PANA reported from the Guinean capital.Full text...

  • Cameroon: Cameroon strengthens vigilance against Ebola
    11 april 2014 11:32:10
    Yaoundé, Cameroon (PANA) - Cameroonian health authorities have announced the strengthening of preventive and surveillance measures following the outbreak of the Ebola haemorrhagic disease in some West African countries.Full text...

  • Mali: No case of Ebola virus fever reported in Mali
    10 april 2014 18:12:45
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – As at Thursday, no confirmed case of the Ebola fever has been reported in Mali, following results of the samples tested in the US and received by the Malian department of Health and public hygiene three days ago, says an official communiqué made available to PANA on Thursday. Full text...

  • Guinea/WHO: WHO steps up efforts to battle Ebola
    10 april 2014 09:10:10
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - As the Ebola haemorrhagic disease continues to ravage Guinea, where it has claimed 101 lives in 157 cases so far, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is working with partners to intensify efforts to control the outbreak of the disease, which has a fatality rate of up to 90%. Full text...

  • Nigeria: 'Nigeria in danger of Ebola disease'
    09 april 2014 17:39:18
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, Wednesday admitted that Nigeria faces a serious threat from the Ebola fever disease, even though there are no real signs now. Full text...

  • Guinea: At least 20 'cured' of Ebola fever in Guinea
    08 april 2014 22:36:17
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – At least 21 people, who suffered from Ebola fever in Guinea, have been cured in Conakry and several cities, the international medical NGO, Médecins sans frontières (MSF), said on Tuesday.Full text...

  • Togo: No case of Ebola reported in Togo, says Health ministry
    08 april 2014 22:01:58
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) - Togo's health ministry said on Tuesday that the country has not recorded any case of the deadly Ebola fever.Full text...

  • Guinea: Ebola scare ruins business for butchers
    08 april 2014 12:45:05
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Business has nosedived for Guinean butchers following wild rumours that beef consumers risk contacting the Ebola Haemorrhagic fever, which has affected a part of the country, PANA reported from here Tuesday. Full text...

  • Ghana: No Ebola in Ghana
    07 april 2014 14:15:52
    Accra, Ghana (PANA) - The test result of blood samples collected from a 12-year-old who was suspected to have died from the deadly Ebola disease at Ghana's Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) has proved negative, the country's Health Minister has said. Full text...

  • Ghana: Ghana reports first suspected Ebola case
    07 april 2014 07:47:58
    Kumasi, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's health authorities have announced the first suspected case of the deadly Ebola disease at the country's second biggest hospital, Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH), in Kumasi. Full text...

  • Congo: Congo enhances border vigilance to prevent Ebola
    04 april 2014 22:00:30
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) – The Congolese government said in Brazzaville on Friday that it would strengthen vigilance at its borders following the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, spreading to other parts of West Africa.Full text...

  • Guinea: Japan grants Guinea US$523,000 to fight Ebola
    04 april 2014 21:51:13
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The Japanese government will make available an emergency grant of US523,602 to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) to support the Guinea government to fight the deadly Ebola virus which has claimed dozens of lives in the West African country, according to a statement issued by the Japanese embassy in Conakry.Full text...

  • Niger: No Ebola cases in Niger
    03 april 2014 11:49:43
    Niamey, Niger (PANA) - Niger has said there is no case of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country, despite fears that the disease which recently broke out in Guinea may be spreading across the West African sub-region. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Government says no Ebola fever in the country
    02 april 2014 22:09:16
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday said after its weekly meeting that there is no trace of Ebola fever in the country.Full text...

  • Cape Verde: Cape Verde in red alert against Ebola virus
    02 april 2014 20:58:15
    Praia, Cape Verde (PANA) – The Cape Verdian health services are maintaining the maximum alert to prevent a possible spread of the Ebola virus, although no case has been reported in the island, official sources said in the Cape Verdian capital, Praia, on Wednesday.Full text...

  • Nigeria: Govt. denies existence of Ebola fever in Nigeria
    02 april 2014 18:41:19
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday said that “after reviewing the outcome of on-the-spot checks by the Federal Ministry of Health”, there is no existence of the Ebola fever in the country. Full text...

  • Guinea: Ebola fever grips Guineans
    02 april 2014 13:00:50
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guineans have been gripped by the fever of Ebola Virus Disease which has hit some parts of the country since February, despite efforts by President Alpha Conde to calm down his compatriots. Full text...

  • Mali: WHO donates 5,000 protection kits against diseases in Mali
    01 april 2014 17:56:45
    Bamako, Mali (PANA) – The WHO representative in Mali, Ibrahima Socé Fall, Tuesday donated 5,000 personal protection kits against diseases to the Malian sanitary authorities, PANA reported from here. Full text...

  • Nigeria: Govt issues Ebola health alert
    28 march 2014 20:56:51
    Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health on Friday issued a health alert asking members of the public to take steps to avoid being infected by the deadly Ebola virus currently ravaging neighbouring Guinea, Liberia and Sierra leone.Full text...

  • Cote d'Ivoire/ECOWAS: Ebola outbreak in Guinea, threat to regional security - ECOWAS
    28 march 2014 17:17:18
    Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for a regional response to the Ebola hemorrhagic fever which broke out in one of its member states, Guinea, and is threatening others, calling the outbreak ''a serious threat to regional security.” Full text...

  • Mauritania: Govt. takes preventive measures against ebola virus
    28 march 2014 13:39:18
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) - The Mauritanian government Friday announced preventive measures against the Ebola fever, which has for several weeks ravaged Guinea, causing dozens of deaths, Full text...

  • Togo: Health ministry takes measures against Ebola fever
    27 march 2014 22:21:13
    Lomé, Togo (PANA) – Although the Ebola fever is not yet been detected in Togo, the country’s health ministry has taken specific measures to prevent the fever from entering the country, according to an official communiqué. Full text...

  • Guinea: Muslims fast to curb Ebola fever
    27 march 2014 16:23:49
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) – Guinean Muslims, mainly those living in the capital, Conakry, on Thursday observed a one-day fast following a call from imams to implore God to keep the Ebola fever out of the country.Full text...

  • Mauritania: Ebola forces Mauritania Airlines to suspend Guinea flights
    27 march 2014 15:42:52
    Nouakchott, Mauritania (PANA) – Mauritania Airlines International on Wednesday suspended its flight to Conakry, capital of the Guinea, following the announcement of the existence of the Ebola fever virus in the country, a PANA correspondent has learnt from sources in Nouakchott. Full text...

  • Guinea: Ebola outbreak in Guinea confirmed, 59 dead
    25 march 2014 13:38:03
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - The World Health Organisation (WHO), quoting Guinea's Ministry of Health, Tuesday reported the outbreak of Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever, in some parts of the West African nation. Full text...

  • BREAKING NEWS: Guinea confirms Ebola outbreak
    25 march 2014 13:27:07
    Conakry, Guinea (PANA) - Guinea has confirmed an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, in some parts of the country, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tuesday quoted the country's Ministry of Health as saying. Full text...

  • Fresh Ebola outbreak kills 3 in Uganda
    17 november 2012 17:18:16
    Kampala, Uganda (PANA) - About one-and-a-half months after the fourth Ebola outbreak in Uganda in 12 years was declared over, a fresh outbreak of the disease has been reported in the East African nation, with four cases, including three fatalities, recorded so far. Full text...

  • Update on Ebola outbreak in DRC
    26 october 2012 13:52:46
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Some 52 cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as of 24 Oct., out of which 25 victims have died, according to the latest update on the outbreak by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Full text...

  • How Uganda's 4th Ebola outbreak was contained - WHO
    19 october 2012 14:25:46
    Brazzaville, Congo (PANA) - Uganda's fourth outbreak of Ebola in 12 years was declared over 4 Oct., a little over two months after it started, due to a timely detection of the outbreak and a vigorous public health response, according to the Africa Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHOAFRO). Full text...

  • More Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo
    18 september 2012 08:54:36
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Five more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since the last reporting date of 12 Sept., according to the latest update by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Full text...

  • More confirmed Ebola cases identified in DR Congo
    14 september 2012 11:58:45
    Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - A recent retrospective epidemiological investigation recently identified additional confirmed and probable cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to a WHO statement quoting the country's Ministry of Health. Full text...

  • WHO, UNICEF appeal for funds to help DRC fight Ebola
    03 september 2012 21:44:10
    Kinshasa, DR Congo (PANA) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) have launched a joint appeal to donors for US$2 million to help the government of DR Congo (DRC) fight the Ebola epidemic raging in its eastern province, WHO resident representative, Leo Degel, said on Monday.Full text...

  • Kenyan health ministry rules out Ebola outbreak
    23 december 2011 14:40:31
    Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Kenya’s health ministry on Friday allayed fears of an Ebola outbreak after tests confirmed a woman who died after over bleeding succumbed to ulcers and not an Ebola virus or Ecoli as earlier suspected.Full text...

  • 43 new cases of Ebola reported in Western DR Congo
    12 january 2009 15:58:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Some 14 deaths were recorded from 43 cases of viral hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, reported since the December in some parts of Western D R Congo. Full text...

  • Kenya sets up screening, isolation centre for Ebola
    15 december 2007 17:10:00
    Nairobi- Kenya (PANA) -- Kenyan nationals who visited Uganda recently will be scr eened for the symptoms of the deadly hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, which has killed d ozens of people in neighbouring Uganda, a Kenyan health official said here Satur d ay. Full text...

  • 36 Ugandans quarantined over alleged ebola fever
    12 december 2007 18:11:00
    Kinshasa- DR Congo (PANA) -- Thirty-six Ugandans from Bundibujo, a district shari ng border with DR Congo have been quarantined in Nubili, 142 km of Butembo, in N o rth-Kivu, according to officials of the Butembo-Beni health centre, where preven t ive measures have been taken since the ebola fever broke out in Uganda. Full text...

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