Delayed Ebola vaccination drive to begin in Guinea  FRANCE 24 EnglishView Full coverage on Google News
Authorities in race to contain outbreak amid mistrust within communities over virus resurgence, response efforts.Authorities in race to contain outbreak amid mistrust within communities over virus resurgence, response efforts.

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A plane carrying 11,000 vaccine doses landed Monday despite suffering delays due to the Sahara dust storm.A plane carrying 11,000 vaccine doses landed Monday despite suffering delays due to the Sahara dust storm.

Guinea readies for Ebola vaccination | Africanews

Health officials are heading directly to Guinea’s southeast region on Tuesday, after a special plane with 11,000 doses of Ebola vaccine landed late Monday night.Health officials are heading directly to Guinea’s southeast region on Tuesday, after a special plane with 11,000 doses of Ebola vaccine landed late Monday night.

Guinea receives vital Ebola vaccines after dust storm delay

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa.      The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up “surveillance and community sensitization efforts” in Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone.   “Ebola does not care about borders,” said Mohammed Mukhier, the IFRC’s Regional Director for Africa.  “Close social, cultural and economic ties between communities in Guinea and neighboring countries create a very serious risk of the virusThe International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is appealing for $9.4 million to fund efforts to prevent a new Ebola outbreak from spreading across West Africa.      The IFRC said Monday the money will be used to step up “surveillance and community sensitization efforts” in Guinea, Liberia, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone.   “Ebola does not care about borders,” said Mohammed Mukhier, the IFRC’s Regional Director for Africa.  “Close social, cultural and economic ties between communities in Guinea and neighboring countries create a very serious risk of the virus

International Red Cross Issues Emergency Appeal to Halt New Ebola Outbreak in West Africa | Voice of America - English

A vaccination drive was launched last week, but as with past outbreaks, people in the region doubt the existence of Ebola and reject measures aimed at checking its spread, including not to touch sick people and not to wash the dead.A vaccination drive was launched last week, but as with past outbreaks, people in the region doubt the existence of Ebola and reject measures aimed at checking its spread, including not to touch sick people and not to wash the dead.

Ebola death toll in DRC rises as people resist measures

Guinea has postponed an Ebola vaccination rollout that was to begin on Monday due to bad weather. The plane carrying 11,000 World Health Organization vaccines was unable to land at the Conakry-Gebessia International Airport on Sunday because of bad weather conditions. The plane was forced to divert to Dakar in Senegal. Guinea’s health ministry said […]

Guinea postpones Ebola vaccination - MyJoyOnline.com

The start of a vaccination campaign against Ebola in southeastern Guinea has been delayed by a day after the vaccines did not arrive in the country on Sunday due to bad weather, health authorities said.The start of a vaccination campaign against Ebola in southeastern Guinea has been delayed by a day after the vaccines did not arrive in the country on Sunday due to bad weather, health authorities said.

Start of Ebola vaccinations in Guinea delayed by poor weather - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Syalita said one person died Friday and another on Saturday, while the two others died in early February.Syalita said one person died Friday and another on Saturday, while the two others died in early February.

Ebola death toll hits four in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures - The Standard

With the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reaching 3,819,576 on SaturdayWith the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reaching 3,819,576 on Saturday

Concerns as Ebola resurfaces in time of COVID-19 | The Nation

The delivery to Guinea of vaccines against the Ebola virus has been delayed because of fog disrupting flights to the capital Conakry.The delivery to Guinea of vaccines against the Ebola virus has been delayed because of fog disrupting flights to the capital Conakry.

Fog delays delivery of Ebola vaccines for Guinea - Vanguard News

Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, officials said on Sunday ...Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, officials said on Sunday ...

Ebola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures - CNA

The virus is always present in nature and when circumstances allow, it may jump from one species to another.The virus is always present in nature and when circumstances allow, it may jump from one species to another.

Why Ebola is back in Guinea and why the response must be different this time

Why Ebola is back in Guinea and why the response must be different this time

VOINJAMA, Lofa County – The Minister of Health, Dr. Wilhemina Jallah, is confident that there is no need to shut Liberia’s borders amid resurgence in neighboring Guinea, but citizens in Lofa County believe it is risky to have the borders open amid the new epidemic of the killer virus in the region. The Health Minister […]

Liberia: Citizens in Lofa County Express Fear over Ebola Resurgence in Guinea; Call on Government to Swiftly Close the Borders - FrontPageAfrica

Ebola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measuresEbola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures

Ebola death toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' measures - France 24

Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Sunday, warning that people are resisting measures to contain the highly contagious disease.Four people have died from the hemorrhagic Ebola virus during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Sunday, warning that people are resisting measures to contain the highly contagious disease.

Ebola death toll hits 4 in Congo as people 'resist' measures | CTV News

Ebola has also resurfaced in Guinea, where it has already killed five people.Ebola has also resurfaced in Guinea, where it has already killed five people.

Ebola toll hits 4 in DR Congo as people 'resist' health measures | Hindustan Times

Four people have died from Ebola during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where people are resisting measures to contain the dise...Four people have died from Ebola during a new outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where people are resisting measures to contain the disease, officials said Sunday.Since the epidemic

DR Congo Ebola death toll rises to four – Punch Newspapers

Since the epidemic's resurgence this month, 'we have already registered six Ebola cases,' the provincial health minister in North Kivu province in the DRC's northeast said.As in past outbreaks, the population refuses to believe in the existence of Ebola and rejects measures aimed to check its spreadSince the epidemic's resurgence this month, 'we have already registered six Ebola cases,' the provincial health minister in North Kivu province in the DRC's northeast said.As in past outbreaks, the population refuses to believe in the existence of Ebola and rejects measures aimed to check its spread

Ebola death toll hits 4 in DRCongo as people 'resist' health measures