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Ebola Update

Oct 20, 2014, 8:27 PM

(Friday October 17, 2014 Issue)

According to WHO, 4,500 people have died from Ebola. Second US nurse diagnosed of virus transferred to hospital in Atlanta.

Second US infection as more cases are possible, said CDC.

Obama cancels trips for second day to monitor Ebola response. Obama pledges much more aggressive response at home with Ebola treatment. He calls on European leaders to make more significant contribution to Ebola fight.

Western leaders said Chinese medical team in Sierra Leone treats suspected new cases.

Ebola serious help emergency in US.

World must dramatically expand Ebola fight, said UN Security council.

European health ministers meet in Brussels to see how best to tackle Ebola.

France to begin checks at Charles Degaule Airport on passengers arriving from Guinea from Saturday, health minister stated.

Facebook Foundation donates US $25 million in anti-Ebola aid.

Second Texas health worker tests positive for Ebola.

Ebola rampant in Sierra Leone: 70 cases every day, said Medicines Without Borders.