Guinea

The severity of the West Africa Ebola epidemic saw MSF launch one of the largest emergency operations in its 44-year history. Between March 2014 and December 2015, MSF responded in the three most affected countries - Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia – and also to the spread of cases to Nigeria,...
Initial results of a clinical trial of the experimental drug favipiravir suggest that it can reduce mortality among patients with low levels of the Ebola virus in their blood, but is ineffective for patients with high viral loads who are very sick with the disease. The ongoing clinical trial, led...
A clinical trial for a possible treatment for Ebola started in Guinea on the 17th of December. The trial is led by the French medical research institute INSERM and is taking place at MSF’s Ebola Treatment Centre in Guéckédou, in the east of the country. Although every experimental treatment for...
Hello, my name is Craig Spencer. I am a physician and aid worker for Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF. I'm proud to be among the ranks of more than 3,300 Doctors Without Borders responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. I wanted to start by taking a moment to thank the medical team...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirmed today (24 October 2014)that one of its international staff members who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola hemorrhagic fever. The staff member, an American citizen, was placed in isolation on Thursday, 23 October at Bellevue Hospital...
Following a new spike in Ebola cases in Guinea's capital, Conakry, MSF's Ebola management centre is approaching full capacity Conakry – the first major city to be affected by the West Africa Ebola outbreak – is currently seeing a massive spike in cases. In July, case numbers appeared to decrease in...
United Nations Member States Briefing on the Ebola outbreak and Response in West Africa, Geneva, 16 September 2014 Remarks by Dr. Joanne Liu, International President, Médecins Sans Frontières Ms. Under Secretary General, Mr. Special Coordinator, Mr. Assistant Director General, Distinguished...
Statement of Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Mr. Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Under-Secretary General, Madame Director General, Mr. Special Coordinator, Distinguished Delegates, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for this opportunity to brief member states on...
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MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialized medical assets now MSF International President United Nations special briefing on Ebola World leaders are failing to address the worst ever Ebola epidemic, and states with biological-disaster...
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The epidemic won't be contained without more treatment centers, coordinated action, logistical assets and health workers. Entire families are being wiped out. Health workers are dying by the dozens. The Ebola outbreak raging in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has already killed more people than...
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