WHO says Ebola cases could exceed 20000

WHO says Ebola cases could exceed 20000

WHO says Ebola cases could exceed 20,000 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as doctors know about now. A new plan to stop Ebola by the UN …

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Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) – A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, bringing the disease to that country for the first time in an outbreak that has hit four other West African nations and killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

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European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Aug. 29, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The main strain of a common antibiotic-resistant infection in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa originated in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study says. Researchers studied so-called community-acquired …

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Is this giraffe really trying to have SEX with a motorbike?

Is this giraffe really trying to have SEX with a motorbike?

The footage was taken as the motorcyclist and his pal took a road trip in South Africa. The randy giraffe stands over the bike before the temptation to hop on becomes irresistable. Fortunately, the motorcyclist is able to hop off before the animal is

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WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

DAKAR, Senegal — The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening. In an update Friday, the U.N. health agency said more than 500 cases …

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Stratex deal to buoy cash-strapped GoldStone’s exploration plans

Stratex deal to buoy cash-strapped GoldStone’s exploration plans

JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – Africa-focused gold producer GoldStone Resources says a recent funding deal with Aim-listed Stratex International will provide the capital-hungry explorer with sufficient cash resources to conduct meaningful …

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New, advanced IOLMobile launched

New, advanced IOLMobile launched

Survé said the new platform would enable consumers across South Africa and the African continent to get a full news experience on their smartphones and enable advertisers to have access to a broader market. Independent Media will include IOLMobile …

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Toto playing Englewood, Atlantic City

Toto playing Englewood, Atlantic City

David Paich is one of those unsung figures in the music industry. He’s written or co-written a number of massive hits, such as “Rosanna,” “Hold The Line” and “Africa” for his long-running band Toto. The gifted keyboardist helped craft “Lido Shuffle

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CDC worker exposed to Ebola flown to the US

CDC worker exposed to Ebola flown to the US

The situation is so bad in West Africa that health officials have put up quarantines in some of the poorest areas of Monrovia, Liberia. “No one has ever seen an outbreak of Ebola like this. The world cannot isolate Liberia and West Africa. That won’t

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NIH To Begin Human Testing For Ebola Vaccine

NIH To Begin Human Testing For Ebola Vaccine

In response to the devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa—that the World Health Organization recently said “could infect 20,000 people before it is over”—the National Institute of Health is expediting human trials for a new experimental vaccine.

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