Raquel Pascua

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The Race To Control Ebola in Sierra Leone

The Ebola outbreak currently sweeping through West Africa is reaching an unprecedented scale in terms of its geographical spread, the number of …

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The story of one Guinean man who survived Ebola

Sasobas Temé Sadnou has been to the edge of hell and back.<p>Earlier this year, the Guinea resident tested positive for Ebola. "Before the outbreak was official, Sasobas cared for a person that was sick with Ebola," said Monia Sayah, a nurse with Doctors Without Borders, the NGO also known by its …

Race Against Time To Control Ebola Outbreak

"Last week, we arrived at one village where we had 40 patients in just that village alone. It's unbelievable." The number of Ebola victims continues …

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A nurse's story: On the front lines of Ebola outbreak

When Doctors Without Borders nurse Monia Sayah first arrived in Guinea in March, she couldn't have known she would witness the worst Ebola outbreak …

Interview With an Ebola Survivor

Sasobas Temé Sadnou is a survivor of the deadly Ebola disease outbreak in West Africa. He was treated by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …

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Battling the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, with 1,093 cases and 660 deaths now reported across west Africa, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …

Update: Ebola in West Africa

Emergency teams from the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are continuing their efforts to …

PBS: Medical Workers Use Education to Combat Ebola Outbreak

From PBS NewsHour: The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 670 people and spread to four countries. Among those now infected are two …

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Ebola Specialist: Experimental Drugs Inspire Hope, but Crisis Continues in West Africa

<i>Dr. Armand Sprecher is a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hemorrhagic fever specialist.</i><p><b>What is the status of the research on</b> …

Ebola outbreak could take six months to control, say MSF

Geneva (AFP) - The Ebola epidemic is moving faster than the authorities can handle and could take six months to bring under control, the medical …

Doctors w/o Borders on Twitter: "Disinfected medical gear dries in Guéckédou, Guinea, after being in the #Ebola isolation zone http://t.co/Q7lkZHVPmO http://t.co/yNBu568TUn"

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Statement: New Strategies, More Resources Needed to Curb Ebola Epidemic

<b>Statement by MSF International President</b><p><i>In a briefing organized today by the journalist association “</i><i>Association des Correspondents Auprès des</i> …

Time to cut the hype and focus on the real dangers of Ebola

THE EBOLA VIRUS outbreak in West Africa has seized the world’s attention like a summer horror movie. The images of a terrible disease without a cure have surged across news and social media. Late last week, a spokesman for the World Health Organization (WHO) said the scope of the outbreak appears …

You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

This week, we asked our readers for questions they have about the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.<p>For answers to some of the queries, we turned to Dr. Darin Portnoy, vice president of the international board of Doctors Without Borders (known by its French initialism MSF, for Medecins Sans …

Aid Group Slams Global Response to Ebola Outbreak

The main agency fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is lashing out at the international response, calling it “non-existent.”<p>“We are completely …

Doctors Without Borders Opens New Ebola Ward in Liberia

In its latest move to combat a growing outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) …

Doctors Without Borders: Ebola efforts need more people in the field

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Now: the challenge of containing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.<p>Jeffrey Brown has that.<p><b>JEFFREY BROWN:</b><p>The World Health Organization …

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Doctors Without Borders President: Ebola Could Take Months to Contain

Dr. Joanna Liu, President of Doctors Without Borders, estimates that tackling the Ebola epidemic will take at least six months.

Doctors Without Borders: What We Need To Contain Ebola

With the continuous uptick in the number of cases and deaths in the current Ebola outbreak, the few agencies that are on ground are stretched thin.<p>That includes Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF. It's one of the main health care providers in West Africa, where there are more than 2,000 …

1,400 Are Dead From Ebola and We Need Help, Says Doctors Without Borders President

Entire families are being wiped out. Health workers are dying by the dozens. The Ebola outbreak raging in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has …

MSF Begins Admitting Patients to Ebola Center in Monrovia, Liberia

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) admitted nine patients today into its newly constructed ELWA 3 Ebola Management Center in …