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Ebola Epidemic

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Top Pictures - 31 Dec 2014
A selection of top pictures on the Ebola epidemic. A healthcare worker has been diagnosed with Ebola a day after flying home to Glasgow from Sierra Leone, the Scottish government said on Monday.

The patient is being treated in isolation at Glasgow's Gartnavel Hospital, having flown back to Scotland's largest city late on Sunday on a British Airways flight via Casablanca in Morocco and London's Heathrow.
BRITAIN-EBOLA/
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December 30, 2014
A convoy carrying a female Ebola patient arrives at the Royal Free Hospital in London December 30, 2014....
London, United Kingdom
A convoy carrying an Ebola patient arrive at the Royal Free Hospital in London
A convoy carrying a female Ebola patient arrives at the Royal Free Hospital in London December 30, 2014. The patient, a voluntary health worker, was flown to London for specialist treatment at an isolation ward after being taken ill a day after returning from Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Neil Hall (BRITAIN - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER SOCIETY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/WHO
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December 17, 2014
Adama Tarawallie reacts near her husband Ibrahim, 31, a suspected Ebola victim, as they wait to be transported...
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Tarawallie reacts near her husband Ibrahim, 31, a suspected Ebola victim, as they wait to be transported...
Adama Tarawallie reacts near her husband Ibrahim, 31, a suspected Ebola victim, as they wait to be transported from Devils Hole North, west of Freetown, Sierra Leone, December 17, 2014.
The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 6,915 out of 18,603 cases as of Dec. 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. There are signs that the increase in incidence in Sierra Leone has slowed, although 327 new cases were confirmed there in the past week, including 125 in the capital Freetown, the WHO said in its latest update. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (SIERRA LEONE - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/WHO
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December 17, 2014
A sign marking an unidentified Ebola victim's grave is pictured at a cemetery in Freetown, December 17,...
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Sign marking an unidentified Ebola victim's grave is pictured at a cemetery in Freetown
A sign marking an unidentified Ebola victim's grave is pictured at a cemetery in Freetown, December 17, 2014. The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 6,915 out of 18,603 cases as of Dec. 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. There are signs that the increase in incidence in Sierra Leone has slowed, although 327 new cases were confirmed there in the past week, including 125 in the capital Freetown, the WHO said in its latest update.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (SIERRA LEONE - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/WHO
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December 17, 2014
A grave digger sleeps near the graves of Ebola victims at a cemetery in Freetown, December 17, 2014....
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Grave digger sleeps near the graves of Ebola victims at a cemetery in Freetown
A grave digger sleeps near the graves of Ebola victims at a cemetery in Freetown, December 17, 2014.
The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 6,915 out of 18,603 cases as of Dec. 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. There are signs that the increase in incidence in Sierra Leone has slowed, although 327 new cases were confirmed there in the past week, including 125 in the capital Freetown, the WHO said in its latest update. REUTERS/Baz Ratner (SIERRA LEONE - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/WHO
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December 17, 2014
Bystanders watch as Ibrahim Tarawallie, 31, a suspected Ebola victim, waits to be transported from Devils...
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Bystanders watch as Tarawallie, a suspected Ebola victim, waits to be transported from Devils Hole North...
Bystanders watch as Ibrahim Tarawallie, 31, a suspected Ebola victim, waits to be transported from Devils Hole North, west of Freetown December 17, 2014. The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 6,915 out of 18,603 cases as of Dec. 14, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. There are signs that the increase in incidence in Sierra Leone has slowed, although 327 new cases were confirmed there in the past week, including 125 in the capital Freetown, the WHO said in its latest update. REUTERS/Baz Ratner(SIERRA LEONE - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/LEONE
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December 16, 2014
A Sierra Leonean doctor practises wearing protective clothing in the Ebola Training Academy in Freetown,...
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Sierra Leonean doctor practises wearing protective clothing in the Ebola Training Academy in Freetown,...
A Sierra Leonean doctor practises wearing protective clothing in the Ebola Training Academy in Freetown, Sierra Leone, December 16, 2014.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner(SIERRA LEONE - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER)
HEALTH-EBOLA/LEONE
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December 16, 2014
Pins marking burial sits, including known Ebola cases, are seen on a map at the Western area emergency...
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Pins marking burial sits, including known Ebola cases, are seen on a map at the Western area emergency...
Pins marking burial sits, including known Ebola cases, are seen on a map at the Western area emergency response centre in Freetown December 16, 2014.
REUTERS/Baz Ratner (SIERRA LEONE - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER)
HEALTH-EBOLA/
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December 09, 2014
A sick man is carried away to be tested for Ebola after collapsing on a street in Monrovia December 9,...
Monrovia, Liberia
A sick man is carried away to be tested for Ebola after collapsing on a street in Monrovia
A sick man is carried away to be tested for Ebola after collapsing on a street in Monrovia December 9, 2014. The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 6,331 in the three worst hit countries, with Sierra Leone overtaking Liberia as the country with the highest number of cases, the World Health Organization says. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/GUINEA
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November 28, 2014
French President Francois Hollande has his temperature measured upon his arrival at the Donka Hospital...
Conakry, Guinea
French President Hollande has his temperature measured upon his arrival at the Donka Hospital in Conakry...
French President Francois Hollande has his temperature measured upon his arrival at the Donka Hospital in Conakry, November 28, 2014, as part of a one-day visit in Guinea focused on Ebola. President Hollande pledged on Friday that France would set an example by providing aid to Ebola stricken countries in West Africa, in the first visit by a Western leader to the affected region since the outbreak began. REUTERS/Alain Jocard/Pool (GUINEA - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS)
HEALTH-EBOLA/LIBERIA/CHINA
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November 26, 2014
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has her temperature taken by a Chinese paramedic before entering...
Monrovia, Liberia
Sirleaf has her temperature taken by a paramedic before entering an ETU in Monrovia
Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has her temperature taken by a Chinese paramedic before entering a new air-conditioned Chinese Ebola treatment unit (ETU) in the capital Monrovia November 25, 2014. Picture taken November 25, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/ITALY
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November 25, 2014
An ambulance carrying an Italian doctor, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, arrives...
Rome, Italy
An ambulance carrying an Italian doctor, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, arrives...
An ambulance carrying an Italian doctor, who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, arrives at the Lazzaro Spallanzani infectious diseases institute in Rome November 25, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile (ITALY - Tags: HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/
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November 21, 2014
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L), World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (C), and International...
Washington, UNITED STATES
United Nations Secretary-General Ban, World Bank Group President Jim, and International Monetary Fund...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L), World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim (C), and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde stand during a briefing to the media after the UN Chief Executive Board's private session on the Ebola response in Washington November 21, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/MALI
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November 17, 2014
Soldiers stand guard as Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (not pictured) gives a speech on Ebola...
KOUREMALE, Mali
Soldiers stand guard as Mali's President Keita speaks on Ebola precautions in Kouremale
Soldiers stand guard as Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (not pictured) gives a speech on Ebola precautions in Kouremale, at Mali's border with Guinea November 17, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney (MALI - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH DISASTER MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/
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November 04, 2014
A man shows a picture to students during a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ebola awareness drive...
Man, Cote D'Ivoire
A man shows a picture to students during a UNICEF Ebola awareness drive in Gueupleu, Man
A man shows a picture to students during a United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Ebola awareness drive in Gueupleu, Man, western Ivory Coast November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon (IVORY COAST - Tags: EDUCATION HEALTH SOCIETY POLITICS)
HEALTH-EBOLA/FRANCE
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November 03, 2014
A researcher of the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) checks an Ebola diagnostic test in Marcoule, November...
MARCOULE, France
A researcher of the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) checks an Ebola diagnostic test in Marcoule
A researcher of the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) checks an Ebola diagnostic test in Marcoule, November 3, 2014. Researchers of Life Science Division (DSV) developed a rapid diagnostic test for the Ebola virus, named eZyscreen, used on the field without special equipment, from a drop of blood, plasma or urine and able to give an answer in less than 15 minutes for any patient with symptoms of the disease. A prototype will be available soon to allow clinical validation in the field, before the industrialization phase and production by the French company VEDALAB, European leader of rapid tests. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier (FRANCE - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY DISASTER)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 31, 2014
Nurse Kaci Hickox (L), joined by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur, speaks with the media outside of their home...
FORT KENT, UNITED STATES
Nurse Kaci Hickox, joined by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur, speaks with the media outside of their home in...
Nurse Kaci Hickox (L), joined by her boyfriend Ted Wilbur, speaks with the media outside of their home in Fort Kent, Maine October 31, 2014. Hickox, who had defied the state of Maine's quarantine order after her return from Sierra Leone treating Ebola patients, said a judge's rejection of the order on Friday was a good compromise. Maine Governor Paul LePage wanted Hickox to be quarantined in her house until the middle of next month even though she has tested negative for the virus and says she is healthy. REUTERS/Joel Page (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 29, 2014
A worker adjusts her gloves as she learns to put on her protective suit during an Ebola training session...
Madrid, Spain
Worker adjusts her gloves as she learns to put on her protective suit during an Ebola training session...
A worker adjusts her gloves as she learns to put on her protective suit during an Ebola training session held by Spain's Red Cross in Madrid October 29, 2014. The Spanish Red Cross is training doctors, nurses and engineers to fight Ebola in Western Africa during a two day pre-deployment course at a mock field hospital resembling the Ebola treatment center the organization has in Kenema, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 29, 2014
Protective suits are left to dry after an Ebola training session held by Spain's Red Cross in Madrid...
Madrid, Spain
Protective suits are left to dry after an Ebola training session held by Spain's Red Cross in Madrid
Protective suits are left to dry after an Ebola training session held by Spain's Red Cross in Madrid October 29, 2014. The Spanish Red Cross is training doctors, nurses and engineers to fight Ebola in Western Africa during a two day pre-deployment course at a mock field hospital resembling the Ebola treatment center the organization has in Kenema, Sierra Leone. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 28, 2014
Amber Vinson hugs caregivers before her release from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia October...
Atlanta, UNITED STATES
Amber Vinson hugs caregivers before her release from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta
Amber Vinson hugs caregivers before her release from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia October 28, 2014. Vinson, 29, the second of two American nurses who became infected with Ebola while treating a Liberian man who died of the disease in Texas was released from an Atlanta hospital on Tuesday having been declared free of the virus. REUTERS/Tami Chappell (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER)
HEALTH-EBOLA/
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October 27, 2014
Resident physician Javier Solana gestures after being discharged from Madrid's Carlos III hospital after...
Madrid, Spain
Solana gestures after being released from quarantine at Madrid's Carlos III hosptial
Resident physician Javier Solana gestures after being discharged from Madrid's Carlos III hospital after health authorities released five more patients who were admitted after having contact with Spanish nurse Teresa Romero who contracted Ebola, in Madrid, October 27, 2014. Romero, 44, was the first person to catch the disease outside West African and has been cleared of the deadly virus but has not yet been discharged. The patients released today have passed the 21-day quarantine needed to rule out the contagion, hospital sources said. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY DISASTER HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SAMANTHAPOWER
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October 26, 2014
At the Grand Mosque, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, meets with Ebola survivors...
Conakry, Guinea
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, meets Ebola survivors in Conakry, Guinea
At the Grand Mosque, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, meets with Ebola survivors Fanta Oulen Camara, 24, (L) and Dr Oulare Bakary, 30 (C) in Conakry, Guinea October 26, 2014. Both said they were diagnosed with Ebola in March. Power, is traveling to Guinea on Sunday and will also visit Liberia and Sierra Leone, making the trip despite calls by some U.S. lawmakers for a travel ban on the three West African countries worst-affected by Ebola. REUTERS/Michelle Nichols (GUINEA - Tags: HEALTH POLITICS)
HEALTH-EBOLA/OBAMA
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October 24, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the Oval Office in Washington, October 24,...
Washington, UNITED STATES
U.S. President Obama hugs Dallas nurse Pham at the Oval Office in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama hugs Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the Oval Office in Washington, October 24, 2014. Obama gave a big hug on Friday to Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who survived a bout with Ebola.
Obama met Pham in the Oval Office shortly after her release from a nearby hospital after recovering from the virus. Pham, who contracted the disease while treating a man who later died of Ebola in a Dallas hospital, had been undergoing treatment at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, since Oct. 16. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 21, 2014
Barbara Smith, a registered nurse with Mount Sinai Medical Health Systems, St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals...
New York, UNITED STATES
Smith, a registered nurse with Mount Sinai Medical Health Systems, St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals...
Barbara Smith, a registered nurse with Mount Sinai Medical Health Systems, St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in New York, demonstrates putting on personal protective equipment (PPE) during an Ebola educational session for healthcare workers at the Jacob Javits Convention center in New York, October 21, 2014. Thousands of healthcare workers representing dozens of clinical and non-clinical positions attended the session that featured experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other area infection control experts to provide training and information on caring for potential Ebola patients. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA-SHIP
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October 19, 2014
The Carnival Magic cruise ship is seen after reaching port in Galveston, Texas October 19, 2014. The...
Galveston, UNITED STATES
The Carnival Magic cruise ship is seen after reaching port in Galveston, Texas
The Carnival Magic cruise ship is seen after reaching port in Galveston, Texas October 19, 2014. The Carnival Magic arrived on Sunday after a week-long trip with a Dallas hospital lab worker on board who spent much of the cruise in isolation after possible exposure to Ebola. REUTERS/Daniel Kramer (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH TRAVEL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA-OBAMA/
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October 17, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he talks next to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Obama pauses as he talks next to U.S. Secretary of HHS Burwell and Director of the CDC Frieden after...
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he talks next to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell (L) and Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Thomas Frieden (R) after meeting with his team coordinating the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, October 16, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 16, 2014
Texas nurse Amber Vinson (L) steps from an ambulance at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia...
Atlanta, UNITED STATES
Texas nurse Amber Vinson (L) steps from an ambulance at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta
Texas nurse Amber Vinson (L) steps from an ambulance at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia October 15, 2014. Vinson, the second Texas nurse who had contracted Ebola was flown to Emory Wednesday after being transferred from Texas Presbyterian Hospital. She had treated Liberian patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of Ebola and was the first patient diagnosed with the virus in the United States. REUTERS/Jerry Jordan (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/GERMANY
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October 16, 2014
The gloved hands of an army nurse are seen during a demonstration of an isolation chamber for the treatment...
Koblenz, Germany
Gloved hands of army nurse seen during demonstration of an isolation chamber at Bundeswehr Clinc in Koblenz...
The gloved hands of an army nurse are seen during a demonstration of an isolation chamber for the treatment of infectious disease patients, at the Germany army medical centre, Bundeswehr Clinc, in Koblenz October 16, 2014. The worst Ebola outbreak on record has killed more than 4,000 people -- mostly in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea -- and has spread beyond West Africa, with a nurse in the United States and one in Spain having caught the disease from patients. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (GERMANY - Tags: HEALTH MILITARY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/LIBERIA
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October 16, 2014
Bystanders read headlines saying "Ebola 1: USA 0" at the Daily Talk, a street side chalkboard newspaper,...
Monrovia, Liberia
Bystanders read headlines saying "Ebola 1: USA 0" at the Daily Talk, a street side chalkboard newspaper,...
Bystanders read headlines saying "Ebola 1: USA 0" at the Daily Talk, a street side chalkboard newspaper, in Monrovia October 16, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER MEDIA TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 16, 2014
Protestor Jeff Hulbert of Annapolis, Maryland holds a sign reading "Stop the Flights" as he demonstrates...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Protestor Hulbert of Annapolis holds a sign reading "Stop the Flights" as he demonstrates in favor of...
Protestor Jeff Hulbert of Annapolis, Maryland holds a sign reading "Stop the Flights" as he demonstrates in favor of a travel ban to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, in front of the White House in Washington October 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/LIBERIA
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October 15, 2014
U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Deborah Malac (in red) arrives at a village with the U.S. and Liberian military...
Tubmanburg, Liberia
U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Deborah Malac arrives at a village with US and Liberian military near Tubmanburg...
U.S. Ambassador to Liberia Deborah Malac (in red) arrives at a village with the U.S. and Liberian military near Tubmanburg, October 15, 2014. A total of 4,493 people have died from the world's worst Ebola outbreak on record as of Oct. 12, statistics released by the World Health Organization showed on Wednesday. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH POLITICS)
USA-OBAMA/EBOLA
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October 15, 2014
Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden listens via video conference...
Washington, UNITED STATES
Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Frieden listens via video conference...
Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden listens via video conference as U.S. President Barack Obama holds a meeting with cabinet agencies coordinating the government's Ebola response in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington October 15, 2014. Obama cancelled a fund raising trip today to hold the meeting. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/LIBERIA
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October 14, 2014
Job seekers read an advertisement for vacancies at the headquarters of the World Food Programme in Monrovia...
Monrovia, Liberia
Job seekers read an advertisement for vacancies at the headquarters of the World Food Programme in Monrovia,...
Job seekers read an advertisement for vacancies at the headquarters of the World Food Programme in Monrovia October 14, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue (LIBERIA - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
USA-UN-EBOLA/
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October 14, 2014
U.N. Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on Screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security...
New York, UNITED STATES
U.N. Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on Screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security...
U.N. Ebola mission chief Anthony Banbury (on Screen) speaks to members of the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on the Ebola crisis at the U.N. headquarters in New York , October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
HEALTH-EBOLA/
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October 13, 2014
A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker...
Dallas, UNITED STATES
A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker...
A member of the CG Environmental HazMat team disinfects the entrance to the residence of a health worker at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who has contracted Ebola in Dallas, Texas, October 12, 2014. The infected worker, identified as a woman but not named by authorities as they announced the case on Sunday, is believed to be the first person to contract the disease in the United States. REUTERS/Jaime R. Carrero (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH)
HEALTH-EBOLA/EGYPT
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October 13, 2014
Health workers check passengers returning from haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, at Cairo Airport October...
Cairo, Egypt
Health workers check passengers at Cairo Airport
Health workers check passengers returning from haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, at Cairo Airport October 13, 2014. Egypt has stepped up caution and security measures at its airports to prevent an Ebola outbreak as pilgrims return from Haj. New medical examinations in airports are part of efforts to prevent a spread of the disease which has killed more than 4,000 people in West Africa. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih (EGYPT - Tags: HEALTH TRANSPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 12, 2014
A health worker wearing a protective suit stands near a window at an isolation ward on the sixth floor...
Madrid, Spain
A health worker wearing a protective suit stands at a window in the isolation ward of the Carlos III...
A health worker wearing a protective suit stands near a window at an isolation ward on the sixth floor of Madrid's Carlos III Hospital October 12, 2014. Teresa Romero, 44, the Spanish nurse infected with Ebola was conscious and sitting unaided on Saturday, as three more people joined 12 others hospitalized in Madrid to be monitored for signs of the deadly disease. None of the 15 others still under observation has been diagnosed with Ebola so far, though the Spanish government is under fire for its handling both of Romero's case and the threat of a wider outbreak of the disease. REUTERS/Paul Hanna (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER)
HEALTH-EBOLA/
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October 10, 2014
A soldier goes through the decontamination process with U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division...
Fort Campbell, UNITED STATES
A soldier goes through the decontamination process with U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division...
A soldier goes through the decontamination process with U.S. Army soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), who are earmarked for the fight against Ebola, take part in training before their deployment to West Africa, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky October 9, 2014. The U.S. military is ramping up its response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, where it has already killed more than 3,400 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. REUTERS/Harrison McClary (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH MILITARY DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 10, 2014
Health workers shout and throw gloves at the convoy of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after his...
Madrid, Spain
Health workers shout and throw gloves at the convoy of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after his...
Health workers shout and throw gloves at the convoy of Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after his visit to Madrid's Carlos III hospital, October 10, 2014. Seven people turned themselves in late on Thursday to an Ebola isolation unit at this hospital in Madrid where Teresa Romero, the nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside Africa, lay gravely ill. A hospital spokeswoman said there were now 14 people in the isolation unit on its sealed-off sixth floor, including Romero, her husband, and health workers who had cared for Romero since she was admitted on Monday. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH DISASTER POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 09, 2014
Javier Limon, the husband of Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of the...
Madrid, Spain
Javier Limon, the husband of Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of the...
Javier Limon, the husband of Spanish nurse Teresa Romero Ramos who contracted Ebola, looks out of the window of a ward he is being kept isolated in, at Madrid's Carlos III hospital, October 9, 2014. The health of Teresa Romero Ramos worsened on Thursday and four other people were put into isolation in Madrid, while the government rejected claims that its methods for dealing with the disease weren't working, and blamed human error. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 08, 2014
Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, barks from her apartment's balcony in Alcorcon,...
ALCORCON, Spain
Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, barks from her apartment's balcony in Alcorcon,...
Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, barks from her apartment's balcony in Alcorcon, outside Madrid, October 8, 2014. Madrid regional authorities said they would euthanize the nurse's dog Excalibur to avoid possible contagion, sparking an outcry by animal rights activists to save the dog. Spanish health authorities said on Wednesday that another person being monitored in Madrid for Ebola had tested negative for the disease. The man, a Spaniard who had travelled from Nigeria, was one of several people hospitalised after authorities confirmed on Monday that the Spanish nurse had caught the disease in Madrid. REUTERS/Susana Vera (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY ANIMALS)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 08, 2014
A demonstrator is pushed by a Spanish riot police officer as a veterinarian van, apparently carrying...
ALCORCON, Spain
A demonstrator is pushed by a Spanish riot police officer as a veterinarian van, apparently carrying...
A demonstrator is pushed by a Spanish riot police officer as a veterinarian van, apparently carrying Excalibur, the dog of the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola, leaves from her apartment complex in Alcorcon, outside Madrid, October 8, 2014. Madrid regional authorities said they would euthanize the nurse's dog Excalibur to avoid possible contagion, sparking an outcry by animal rights activists to save the dog. REUTERS/Sergio Perez (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH ANIMALS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 07, 2014
Health workers attend a protest outside La Paz Hospital, calling for Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato...
Madrid, Spain
Health workers attend a protest outside La Paz Hospital, calling for Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato...
Health workers attend a protest outside La Paz Hospital, calling for Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato to resign after a Spanish nurse contracted Ebola, in Madrid October 7, 2014. Four people, including the nurse who tested for Ebola on Monday, were hospitalised and being monitored over suspicion of potential contagion of the deadly disease, Spain's health authorities said on Tuesday. Officials for Madrid's health system told a news conference those hospitalised included the nurse's husband, a traveller from one affected country and another health worker. They also said the nurse, who did not leave Madrid during her vacations, was currently being treated with drip using antibodies from previous infected patients. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY DISASTER CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/SPAIN
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October 07, 2014
Health workers attend a protest outside La Paz Hospital calling for Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato...
Madrid, Spain
Health workers attend a protest outside La Paz Hospital calling for Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato...
Health workers attend a protest outside La Paz Hospital calling for Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato to resign after a Spanish nurse contracted Ebola, in Madrid, October 7, 2014. Four people, including the nurse who tested for Ebola on Monday, were hospitalised and being monitored over suspicion of potential contagion of the deadly disease, Spain's health authorities said on Tuesday. Officials for Madrid's health system told a news conference those hospitalizsd included the nurse's husband, a traveller from one affected country and another health worker. They also said the nurse, who did not leave Madrid during her vacation, was currently being treated with drip using antibodies from previous infected patients. REUTERS/Andrea Comas (SPAIN - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY DISASTER POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 07, 2014
Nowai Korkoyah, the mother of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil,...
Dallas, UNITED STATES
The mother of the first patient diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, attends a news conference with Reverend...
Nowai Korkoyah, the mother of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient diagnosed with Ebola on U.S. soil, attends a news conference with Reverend Jesse Jackson (R) in Dallas, Texas October 7, 2014. Duncan remains in critical condition, he is on a ventilator and receiving kidney dialysis, the Dallas hospital treating him said on Tuesday. At left is Duncan's nephew Josephus Weeks. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY DISASTER POLITICS)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 06, 2014
Neighboring people watch a man in a hazardous material suit work on cleaning the apartment unit where...
Dallas, UNITED STATES
Neighboring people watch a man in a hazardous material suit work on cleaning the apartment unit where...
Neighboring people watch a man in a hazardous material suit work on cleaning the apartment unit where a man diagnosed with the Ebola virus was staying in Dallas, Texas, October 6, 2014. Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to develop Ebola in the United States, was struggling to survive at a Dallas hospital heightening concerns of the worst Ebola epidemic on record and has killed more than 3,400 people. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH SOCIETY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/USA
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October 06, 2014
Workers in hazardous material suits clean up after removing the contents of the apartment unit where...
Dallas, UNITED STATES
Workers in hazardous material suits clean up after removing the contents of the apartment unit where...
Workers in hazardous material suits clean up after removing the contents of the apartment unit where a man diagnosed with the Ebola virus was staying in Dallas, Texas, October 6, 2014. Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to develop Ebola in the United States, was struggling to survive at a Dallas hospital heightening concerns of the worst Ebola epidemic on record and has killed more than 3,400 people. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER HEALTH SOCIETY)
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September 25, 2014
An actor, playing the role of a vaccine against the Ebola, performs in front of students during an awareness...
Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
An actor performs in front of students during an awareness campaign against Ebola at Anono school in...
An actor, playing the role of a vaccine against the Ebola, performs in front of students during an awareness campaign against the virus at Anono school in Abidjan September 25, 2014. REUTERS/Luc Gnago (IVORY COAST - Tags: HEALTH EDUCATION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
HEALTH-EBOLA/TOLL
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September 22, 2014
A school official takes a pupil's temperature using an infrared digital laser thermometer in front of...
Lagos, Nigeria
A school official takes a pupil's temperature using an infrared digital laser thermometer in front of...
A school official takes a pupil's temperature using an infrared digital laser thermometer in front of the school premises, at the resumption of private schools, in Lagos September 22, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye
HEALTH-EBOLA/LIBERIA
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September 21, 2014
A volunteer health worker practices using a personal protective equipment suit at a newly-constructed...
Monrovia, Liberia
A volunteer health worker practises using a PPE suit at a newly-constructed Ebola virus treatment centre...
A volunteer health worker practices using a personal protective equipment suit at a newly-constructed Ebola virus treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia, September 21, 2014. REUTERS/James Giahyue
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