Tag Archives: West Africa

Ebola-hit nations may ‘face collapse’

The Ebola outbreak threatens to become a political crisis that could unravel years of effort to stabilize West Africa, a think tank has warned. “The worst-hit countries now face widespread chaos and, potentially, collapse,” the International Crisis Group (ICG) said. The world’s largest outbreak of Ebola has caused 2,811 deaths so far, mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Meanwhile, ...

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WHO has classified Kenya as high risk country for Ebola virus outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified Kenya as a “high-risk” country for the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Kenya was vulnerable because it was a major transport hub, with many flights from West Africa, a WHO official said. This is the most serious warning to date by the WHO that Ebola could spread to East Africa. The number ...

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