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# ebola - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# ebola - Monday 29 December, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

A crash in Kerry, Ebola in Scotland and a tragedy on a Ferry had everyone talking today.

From The42 Remember George Weah? He's just won a seat in Liberia's senate Transition

Remember George Weah? He's just won a seat in Liberia's senate

The former AC Milan star declared himself a “born winner,” after trouncing the son of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The ethical questions raised by Ebola this year

What is our responsibility?

The 10 most popular comments on in 2014

From Irish Water to John Gilligan, here are the comments which got the most thumbs up from other readers this year.

# ebola - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# ebola - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries

Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.

# ebola - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Twink, Superquinn sausages, Irish Water, and punts: Ireland by numbers in 2014

How many pigs are in Ireland? How many people are paid minimum wage? So many questions…

# ebola - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Christmas has been cancelled in Guinea's capital and Sierra Leone

It’s in a bid to combat the spread of the Ebola virus.

# ebola - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

The Ebola Fighters are TIME's 2014 Person of the Year

“They risked and persisted, sacrificed and saved.”

# ebola - Friday 5 December, 2014

There ARE simple treatments for Ebola that could have saved lives

Experts have argued that better managing of fluids and electrolytes could have prevented a number of deaths.

# ebola - Monday 1 December, 2014

Opinion: Healthcare apartheid is unacceptable – there can be no 'them and us'

Solutions do not come easy, but Ebola transmission can be stopped.

# ebola - Friday 28 November, 2014

Sperm can carry Ebola for at least 82 days --- WHO

Studies showed that three men who had recovered from Ebola still had the live virus in their semen for over a month after the onset of symptoms.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Catch up as you wake up

# ebola - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Good news: Scientists may have discovered a vaccine for Ebola

But it is still some way from hitting the market.

# ebola - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Glasnevin Trust is helping with the burial of Ebola victims in Sierre Leone

Proper burials of the dead is preserving the dignity of the deceased.

# ebola - Monday 24 November, 2014

The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak

A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.

# ebola - Saturday 22 November, 2014

These "heroes" will man the first Irish-run Ebola treatment centre in West Africa

The centre was built by the UK Government.

Baby girl survives Ebola 'against all the odds'

Despite these positive stories, Doctors Without Borders said the outbreak is far from over.

# ebola - Friday 21 November, 2014

Are German motorbikes the key to fighting Ebola?

The bikes have been sent to west Africa.

# ebola - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Living with Ebola, Charlie Manson and the rise of the Spanish left wing.

# ebola - Monday 17 November, 2014

A doctor has died from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital

He was the 10th person with Ebola to be treated in the US, and the second to have died from the infection.

# ebola - Saturday 15 November, 2014

After a three month battle, DR Congo is now Ebola free

The country’s health minister said this does not mean they are completely out of danger.

From The Daily Edge Here are the new lyrics for Band Aid 30's Feed the World Feed The World

Here are the new lyrics for Band Aid 30's Feed the World

The lyrics have been changed to reflect the plight of Ebola.

# ebola - Friday 14 November, 2014

Will clinical trials for Ebola treatment stop its deadly spread?

Drug and blood-based trials will begin in West Africa next month.

# ebola - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Opinion: How mobile phones can be used to fight diseases like Ebola

Novel methods of communicating can break down discrimination and dangerous misinformation.

# ebola - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

New York Mayor declares city Ebola-free alongside cured patient

Mali, however, has recorded just its second death.

# ebola - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The42 Morocco dropped as Africa Cup of Nations hosts and disqualified from tournament Cup Crisis

Morocco dropped as Africa Cup of Nations hosts and disqualified from tournament

CAF says other nations are willing to host the tournament in early 2015.

Here's why a very small number of Irish troops are off to Sierra Leone

The move got Cabinet approval today.

From The Daily Edge Twitter isn't loving Band Aid 30's questionable #E30LA hashtag E30LA

Twitter isn't loving Band Aid 30's questionable #E30LA hashtag

Pull over, world. We’re stepping out for some air.

Google starts helping the fight against Ebola by donating €8 million

The search engine giant launched a public fundraising campaign where it will contribute $2 for every $1 donated to the fund.

Zero... That's how many Ebola patients are being treated right now at one centre in Liberia

Progress is being made in the battle against the disease in the African nation. Another 250-bed centre is treating around 50 patients.

Would ambulance crews be ready for a case of Ebola here? Some staff aren't convinced

Sources say there is widespread concern about the readiness of frontline staff in the ambulance service.

# ebola - Monday 10 November, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Ebola test results for Belfast patient expected this afternoon

The patient has already tested positive for malaria.

# ebola - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A woman’s being tested for Ebola in Belfast, a valuable copy of the Book of Kells has been stolen, and Berlin has been celebrating 25 years since the Wall came down.

Patient being tested for Ebola in Belfast

The person had recently been in an Ebola-affected country.

# ebola - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Spanish nurse cured of Ebola holds back tears as she leaves hospital

Teresa Romero said Ebola did not matter to the Western world until there was an infection here.

# ebola - Saturday 1 November, 2014

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home USA

Judge says nurse who refused Ebola quarantine can now leave home

The judge said that Kaci Hickox is not infectious.

# ebola - Friday 31 October, 2014

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready HSE

Further Ebola trial runs to be carried out to ensure health services are ready

One carried out earlier this week was deemed to be successful.