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  1. News - World - Ebola

    West Africa Ebola toll passes 1,200, quarantine victims to receive food

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 07:02pm by Reuters in Geneva

    ... in four countries including Nigeria. The WHO said it was working with the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) to ensure food delivery to one million people living in Ebola quarantine zones in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. “Food has been delivered to hospitalised patients and people under quarantine who are not able to leave their homes to purchase food. Providing regular food supplies ...

  2. News - China - Ebola virus

    Eight Chinese medical staff quarantined amid Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:36am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Freetown Eight Chinese medical workers who treated Ebola patients have been quarantined in Sierra Leone, as health experts grapple with ethical questions over ... quarantine, but would not be drawn on whether they were displaying symptoms of the disease. In addition, 24 nurses in Sierra Leone, most from the military hospital in the capital, have also been ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola-hit Liberia fears starvation as quarantine blocks food supplies

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... region fears quarantine means starvation Residents of northern Liberia have been in a state of peril for months as the deadly Ebola epidemic swept through the region. Now they face a new threat as measures to stem the spread of the virus spark fears of starvation. To try to contain an epidemic that has cost nearly 1,000 lives throughout west Africa, the Liberian government has quarantined ...

  4. News - World - DISEASE

    Schools shut, quarantine eyed to fight Ebola outbreak in Liberia

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 09:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dakar, Senegal Liberia will close schools and consider quarantining some communities as it rolls out the toughest measures yet imposed by a West African government to halt ... with a person who later died of the Ebola virus. Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said in a speech that the government was considering quarantining several communities, based ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Pneumonic plague quarantine lifted in Gansu after no new cases reported

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:46pm by Nectar Gan

    ... province can finally go home to her family today, as the quarantine that sealed off parts of the city where she stayed for eight days after a man had died from pneumonic plague was lifted at midnight last night. “[I was] thrilled to learn that the quarantine will end tonight. [I] can finally get out of here and be with my family again. I haven’t seen my daughter for a long time,” ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    30,000 people quarantined in China after resident dies of pneumonic plague

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:47pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com 30,000 quarantined in Gansu after plague death Part of a city in Gansu province remained sealed off yesterday after the death of a local man from pneumonic ... broadcaster China Central Television said. The nine-day quarantine period ends tomorrow. All people, vehicles and objects have been banned from exiting the old downtown area of the city and another ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing confident low-key approach will protect China against Ebola

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:06am by Zhuang Pinghui and Alice Yan

    ... with the high-profile quarantine inspections in 2009 when the H1N1 swine flu led to a global scare, the quarantine measures this time are very low-key. We're employing an 'intense inside and relaxed outside' strategy," an official with Shanghai's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said. The official said the measures were muted because Ebola had ...

  8. News - Asia

    Villagers quarantined as first death from Mers virus hits Malaysia

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 01:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur 64 villagers in isolation after neighbour dies of Sars-like virus after pilgrimage to Mecca Quarantine in Malaysia after first Mers death Malaysia has quarantined 64 people in a southern village after one of its residents become the country's first person to die of Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers). The first fatality in Muslim-majority ...

  9. News - World

    UN delivers emergency food rations to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AP

    ... of them quarantined in Sierra Leone, to help fight the spread of Ebola. Food supplies are being distributed in the Waterloo district about 32km east of the capital, Freetown. Waterloo has seen some of the highest cases of Ebola infections and the deliveries are to help quarantined families by providing them enough to eat so they do not leave their homes to look for food. ...

  10. Jet Plane back and ready for lift-off, reckons Houdalakis

    Posted Dec 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'He had four runs in a month, then he had to come back through quarantine, and by the time he came back to me in December of last year he was dead tired.' This was when connections ... with him directly from here.' Houdalakis and connections had considered an earlier trip to the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint, but a narrow miss in timing the quarantine period prevented him ...




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