Ebola

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A brilliant scientist was mysteriously fired from a Winnipeg virus lab. No one knows why.

She was escorted away by the RCMP more than two years ago, sparking international controversy. What really happened to Xiangguo Qiu?
Sandra Allaire works with the Red Cross in Darfur, 2004. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Sandra Allaire)

’Being afraid during Ebola kept me safer; I will take the same kind of care now’

Dr. Sandra Allaire, who has worked during outbreaks of cholera and Ebola, tested positive for COVID-19 in March. She returned to work at a Calgary refugee centre several weeks later.
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Opening the door to Ebola-hit countries

The Liberals have rolled back the controversial Tory freeze on visa processing for residents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
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Rolling the dice in Liberia

Gambling in Liberia, both literally and figuratively—either way, it’s foreigners taking in all the chips and reaping rewards while locals look on
Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrograph

New Ebola study uncovers potential drug target

Researchers at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute have found that an ancient herbal remedy could prevent Ebola from attacking the immune system
A health worker in protective gear carries empty blood sample kits at the Bong County Ebola treatment center in Suakoko, Liberia.

Chasing an Ebola vaccine

The race for the vaccine is less about stopping this epidemic than protecting against the next one
Some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion is revealed in this undated handout colorized transmission electron micrograph

Ebola: A modern plague

In the span of a year, Ebola went from small outbreak to the kind of threat the world hasn’t seen in modern times
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Ebola: doing the math

Ebola cases were supposed to increase exponentially and reach 1.4 million. They’re all over the place. Why?
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The Interview: An MSF doctor on the battle against Ebola

Dr. Tim Jagatic on his Ebola patients, working in a haz-mat suit when it’s 40° C, and the agony of knowing the right help is out there
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Why is the overwhelmed MSF in charge of the Ebola fight?

A ’perfect storm’ of ‎issues has left the world unprepared to deal with a worsening catastrophe