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Thousands of experimental Ebola vaccine doses from British GSK and U.S. NewLink should be ready for use by early 2015 in countries affected by the epidemic, the World Health Organization said
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
New monkey studies show that one shot of an experimental Ebola vaccine can trigger fast protection, but the effect waned unless the animals got a booster shot made a different way.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkey ranks sixth in the world for medical tourism, according to fresh figures
‘I believe that stress is the root cause. People should check regularly and slow down their lives,’ Metin Arslan warns men in an interview with Hürriyet. Both of Arslan’s breasts were removed after he was struck by male breast cancer
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
A total of 172 "suicide tourists" travelled to Switzerland in 2012, double the 2009 number, to die with medical assistance -- a practice prohibited in many countries, a study said Thursday.
Despite an estimated $3 billion spent by the Turkish government for Syrian refugee response since the start of the crisis, the integration process for refugees settled in the country is incomplete; the future of Turkey’s one million is still hazy
Two Turkish football star have joined the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, which has gone viral since last week
ABIDJAN - Agence-France Presse
Sierra Leone’s footballers are motivated by a sense of betrayal by fellow Africans over the Ebola virus that forced them to play all their games away from home. "The way we are treated is like we don’t belong to the African planet," says Jabbie Kahalifa, who plays for Turkish championship side Balikesirspor
FREETOWN - Agence France-Presse
The UN's health agency said Thursday that the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
One person commits suicide every 40 seconds, an avoidable tragedy that fails to grab attention because of taboos and stigma, a UN report said
Ann and Özgür have been a couple for the past 23 years, but time is running out as she battles the final stage of ovarian cancer. Doctors provided her with two options: Either continue on with chemotherapy at hospital or spend your last days with your husband and children at home. She picked the second option. Here is her story
ACCRA - Agence France-Presse
Ebola-hit nations met for crisis talks on Thursday as the death toll topped 1,500 and the World Health Organization warned that the number of cases could exceed 20,000 before the outbreak is stemmed.
A panel of medical experts has determined it is ethical to provide experimental treatments to patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said Tuesday as the global death toll topped 1,000.
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