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“Yesterday was a day of three miracles” – Dr Monica Arend-Trujillo in Bo, Sierra Leone

“Yesterday was a day of three miracles – two of our sickest ever patients were discharged, and a...

Update on Médecins Sans Frontières' Ebola response

Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on 22 March in Guinea, it has...


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New Zealand Radio: 'No more excuses' in fight against Ebola


A New Zealander heading to Sierra Leone to lead the fight against Ebola says New Zealand could be doing more to help - with similar comments made by doctors about Australia.

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Northern Star: Stepping up to stop Ebola in its tracks


EPIDEMIOLOGIST Barbara Telfer is at the forefront of the Ebola crisis. The former Ballina resident is working in the rural Foya district in northern Liberia as part of the Doctors Without Borders team working tirelessly to manage...

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2SER: Paul Yarnall from Médecins Sans Frontières in Western Kenya


In this first instalment of the Field Report series Bec speaks with Paul Yarnall, a Logistician with Médecins Sans Frontières who is currently posted in Western Kenya.

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ABC News: Postcard from Ebola 'Ground Zero' - Darwin volunteer writes from a treatment centre in Sierra Leone


Australian Dan Baschiera is volunteering at an Ebola treatment hospital in Sierra Leone where he is doing what he can to stop the deadly disease.

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Canberra Times: Trans-Pacific trade deal within reach of finish line


Medical groups, including Médecins Sans Frontières, warn that if pharmaceutical patents are extended under the TPP it will increase the cost of medicines.


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Sunday Telegraph: Paul McPhun: Ebola is out of control and Australia should join the fight against it


IN West Africa right now Ebola is raging like a bushfire. The blaze continues to burn out of control and is spreading when infected people travel – as we have seen in Senegal, Nigeria and the US.

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Byron Shire News: Local woman volunteering in Liberia to help tackle Ebola


FOR most people, the Ebola outbreak seems like something straight out of a zombie apocalypse film. But former Ballina resident and epidemiologist Barbara Telfer has volunteered her skills to tackle the terrifying disease at the...

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ABC News 24: Ebola crisis - Australian medical chiefs discuss preparedness to deal with any cases


Brett Adamson, who works for Médecins Sans Frontières, said the time for the Government to "sit back and watch" was over.

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Sydney Morning Herald: Abbott's Ebola plan under fire


A senior Australian representative of aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres said countries such as Australia did not have time to "sit around on the sidelines" given the pace of the spread of the disease.

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New Zealand Herald: Could this be the world's most dangerous job?


Kiwi nurse Danielle Ballantyne recently returned from a Doctors Without Borders mission to treat Ebola patients in Liberia.

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