ebola

Facebook launches fundraising campaign to fight Ebola

Facebook launches fundraising campaign to fight Ebola

The social networking site’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has also announced a personal 25 million dollars donation to help battle the deadly disease, CNN reported. Zuckerberg’s donation went to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation. But Facebook is seeking donations for three other groups: the International Medical Corps, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red […]

Spanish woman cured of Ebola

Spanish woman cured of Ebola

MADRID: A Spanish nursing assistant who recovered from an Ebola virus infection has left the isolation unit where she was being monitored and moved to a normal room, a hospital statement said Saturday. Teresa Romero tested positive on Oct 6, but was declared cured of the virus 15 days later. She was the first known […]

Is the ‘Bushmeat’ meat behind Ebola outbreak?

Is the ‘Bushmeat’ meat behind Ebola outbreak?

In December 2013 a two-year old child from the village of Gueckedou in south-eastern Guinea became the first victim of this Ebola outbreak, having contracted the disease from a fruit bat his family had hunted as bushmeat. Since then Ebola has passed from person-to-person, claiming the lives of thousands and travelling half way around the […]