Africa

Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma and Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, take part via video conference on a meeting on the impact of the Ebola crisis during the IMF  World Bank 2014 Annual Meeting on October 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. Seated from left are: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Guinea President Alpha Conde, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.  AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

African Leaders: Ebola Could Lead To Food Crisis

Financial aid and global coordination are needed to prevent the Ebola health care crisis from becoming a food emergency, agriculture ministers from West African nations at the center of the Ebola outbreak said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Exterior of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) headquarters is seen on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Patient Isolated at University of Kansas Hospital

Officials at the University of Kansas Hospital say a man being treated in isolation is considered at low to moderate risk of having contracted the Ebola virus.

10/13/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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Risk of Ebola Cases in St. Louis is ‘Very Low,’ Expert Says

The Ebola outbreak in Africa is worsening, causing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a special warning. But how likely is this deadly disease to show up in the U.S. or in St. Louis?

07/31/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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St. Louis Police Prepared For Saturday’s Soccer Match

“We’ve asked our FBI friends to give us a threat assessment and they say there are no credible threats toward St. Louis,” St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says.

08/07/2013

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Mother Of Chimp Attack Victim Andrew Oberle Speaks Out

Doctor describes 26-year-old patient as “sweet loving guy who’s dealt with horrific pain”.

08/23/2012

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LCMS Begins Anti-Malaria Effort

St. Louis based church denomination hopes to raise $45 million in aid for Africa.

09/18/2011

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Robin Carnahan to Observe Nigerian Vote

Carnahan will be part of an international team observing Saturday’s voting for fairness.

04/14/2011

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