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Ebola Update

Nov 17, 2014, 9:36 AM

Experimental Ebola drug is to be put on trial in West Africa.

G20 leaders commit more to fighting the virus in Ebola-hit countries.

Mali sets up monitoring system to guard against Ebola spreading from Guinea-Conakry.

There are three new suspected cases in Mali, three died and four confirmed cases.

French President Hollande has sent yesterday Sunday a special envoy and six doctors to Mali to assess the situation.

French government over the weekend warned its citizens not to go to Mali.

Four more teams of Chinese medic team dispatched to help West Africa.

Already 1,000 Chinese health workers are going to Ebola-hit countries.

About 140 medical doctors from China arrived in Liberia on Saturday to help fight the virus.

Ecowas has assisted Ebola-hit countries with US$1.5 million.

Senegal lifts air and sea border ban imposed on Ebola-hit countries, but land borders remained closed.

Liberia lifts Ebola emergency.

Sierra Leonean doctor who contracted the virus has been flown to US for treatment.

DR Congo declares itself Ebola-free after months of no new cases.