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A year of battling the worst Ebola outbreak News

One year ago today, the World Health Organization released the initial report looking back on its past year battling the Ebola virus.

By Chelsea Howard Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders released a report entitled “Pushed to the Limit and Beyond,” that looked into the year of the largest Ebola outbreak. The Toronto Star reported that the agency has deployed more than 1,300 international staff, who have witnessed more than 2,500 patients die from

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Human trials begin for Canadian-made Ebola vaccinations International,News

As one Belleville patient awaits Ebola test results at an Ottawa hospital, Canada is taking the necessary steps in making medical history. The human clinical trials for the Canadian-made Ebola vaccination have begun at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in Maryland, U.S.

Canada takes necessary pre-cautions as Ebola inches closer to home International,News

By Viktoria Sciacca Nine Canadian banks are collaborating with the Red Cross to raise money for The West Ebola Fund to aid Ebola relief. Donations are being accepted in light of the first confirmed case of Ebola outside West Africa. A Spanish nurse diagnosed with the virus and three people around her are under quarantine in

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