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Ban Ki-moon asks for $1 billion to fight Ebola

Ban Ki-moon asks for $1 billion to fight Ebola

🕔11:06, 17.Oct 2014

United Nations, Oct 17  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked the international community for $1 billion to combat the Ebola epidemic, which he said he believes can be overcome if all actors “work together effectively”. “Dozens of countries are showing their

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Ebola declared ‘threat to peace and security’; UN sets up international mission

Ebola declared ‘threat to peace and security’; UN sets up international mission

🕔11:00, 19.Sep 2014

United Nations, Sep 19  In an unprecedented action, an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council has declared the Ebola virus disease “a threat to international peace and security” while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the formation of an emergency mission

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World Bank approves $105 mn to stem Ebola in Africa

World Bank approves $105 mn to stem Ebola in Africa

🕔15:05, 17.Sep 2014

Accra, Sep 17  The World Bank Group (WBG) has approved a $105-million grant to stem the Ebola virus disease in three West African countries that has claimed over 2,400 lives this year. The grant will finance Ebola-containment efforts under way

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88 Indians return from Liberia, screened for Ebola

88 Indians return from Liberia, screened for Ebola

🕔10:32, 27.Aug 2014

New Delhi/Mumbai, Aug 27 Eighty eight Indian nationals, who have been brought back from Ebola-hit Liberia, were Tuesday screened for the deadly virus after their arrival at the airports here and one was put in isolation, officials said. Of the

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