U.S. Ebola 'czar' to start work; military team begins training

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U.S. Ebola 'czar' to start work; military team begins training

WASHINGTON - The new U.S. Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States.

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Nigeria declared Ebola-free in 'spectacular success'

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VietNam News English 2 day(s) ago

Nigeria has been declared Ebolafree in a "spectacular success" in the battle to contain the spread of a virus which is devastating Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia where more than 4,500 people have died.

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Ebola quick-response teams to be set up

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Ebola quick-response teams to be set up

Vietnam has set up four national-level quick-response teams to prevent the spread of the Ebola epidemic that has been ravaging West Africa.

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VN to set up teams to fight Ebola

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VN to set up teams to fight Ebola

The health ministry has called for increased vigilance and response against the spread of the Ebola disease in the country.

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Ebola tops EU meeting with warnings crisis is at 'tipping point'

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VietNam News English 3 day(s) ago 2 related news

European foreign ministers gather in Luxembourg on Monday to try and formalise a joint EU response to combat the Ebola virus amid diplomatic warnings the crisis has reached a "tipping point".

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EU to scale up Ebola response

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EU to scale up Ebola response

European foreign ministers meet on Monday (Oct 19) under pressure to scale up their response to the Ebola epidemic which has so far killed more than 4,500 people.

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

In 2006, I released a novel about a global zombie plague that drives humanity to the brink of extinction. While the zombies may have been fake, I tried to anchor the human response (political-military-economic-cultural) in reality. I studied the history of pandemics, natural disasters and industrialized warfare. I interviewed doctors, soldiers, journalists and someone who “has never gotten a check from the CIA” in an attempt to illustrate the fragile global systems that shield our species from the abyss. As...

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Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations

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Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations

Ban Ki-moon has launched another urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a United Nations drive for donations fell short of its target.

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Int’l experience in climate change adaptation shared

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Int’l experience in climate change adaptation shared

International experience in implementing policies on climate change adaptation was shared at a conference held in Nha Trang city in the central province of Khanh Hoa on October 16.

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Ebola crisis built over months as WHO missed chances

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Ebola crisis built over months as WHO missed chances

Poor communication, a lack of leadership and underfunding plagued the World Health Organization’s initial response to the Ebola outbreak, allowing the disease to spiral out of control.

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World vows Ebola action as second US case stirs fears

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World vows Ebola action as second US case stirs fears

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday called on the world to do more, while insisting his own country would be "much more aggressive" in its response, after a second Texas hospital worker tested positive.

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Obama promises more aggressive response to Ebola fears in U.S.

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Báo Thanh Niên English 7 day(s) ago

U.S. President Obama says the Centers for Disease Control will send a "SWAT team" to any hospital encountering a new case of the disease.

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US health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever

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US health official allowed new Ebola patient on plane with slight fever

A second Texas nurse who has contracted Ebola told a U.S. health official she had a slight fever and was allowed to board a plane from Ohio to Texas, a federal source said on Wednesday, intensifying concerns about the U.S. response to the deadly virus.

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Vietnam continues Ebola response preparations

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The Vietnamese Ministry of Health continues warning its agencies and departments to be on full alert for the possible entry of the deadly virus Ebola, particularly at border gates, Director of the Ministry’s Preventive Medicine Department Tran Dac Phu said on October 14.

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U.S. sets up rapid-response Ebola team; Dallas nurse improves

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

The United States is establishing a rapid-response team to help hospitals "within hours" whenever there is a case of Ebola, the top doctor leading the fight against the deadly virus said on Tuesday.

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