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Stories with place: Guinea
  • Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 10:14 pm

    LONDON - Malaria likely killed many more people than usual in the West African nation of Guinea during last year's Ebola outbreak, a new study suggests, as tens of thousands with potential signs of the mosquito-spread disease probably shunned health clinics.

  • Olivia Wilde spotlights ripple effects of Ebola crisis 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 8:29 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Actress Olivia Wilde hopes that a documentary film she helped produce will remind the world about the lingering impact of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

  • Saudi cables suggest money links with media 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 5:12 pm

    BEIRUT - A financially troubled Lebanese TV network received a $2 million Saudi bailout in return for adopting a pro-Riyadh editorial policy. A news agency in Guinea got a $2,000 gift, while small publications across the Arab world received tens of thousands of dollars in inflated subscription fees.

  • Liberians still face travel headaches even after Ebola 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 1:05 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Robtel Neajai Pailey hadn't been back home to Liberia since Ebola engulfed the country's capital in July, fearful that doing so could make it harder for her to travel as countries around the globe clamped down on visitors with West African passports.

  • Liberians still face travel headaches even after Ebola 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 10:14 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Robtel Neajai Pailey hadn't been back home to Liberia since Ebola engulfed the country's capital in July, fearful that doing so could make it harder for her to travel as countries around the globe clamped down on visitors with West African passports.

  • Report: Chimps enjoy fermented palm sap, get drunk off it 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 9:52 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - Chimpanzees in West Africa get inebriated during lengthy "drinking sessions" featuring the fermented sap of palm trees - normally used to make palm wine - according to a new study published Wednesday.

  • Ohio has monitored about 375 travelers under Ebola protocols 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 7:34 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio health officials say several hundred travelers coming from West African countries that had Ebola outbreaks have been monitored temporarily under protocols implemented last fall, and no quarantines have been necessary.

  • UN chief urges all nations to help end Ebola in West Africa 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 7:15 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned Tuesday that as long as there is one Ebola case in West Africa "all countries are at risk" and urged all nations to support the final battles to wipe out the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

  • UN official says Ebola will end in Sierra Leone in weeks 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 7:29 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' Ebola chief says he believes it's only a matter of weeks before the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone ends.