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Dr. Marc Forget returned to Canada in July after seven weeks in Guinea with Doctors Without Borders, fighting the unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa. MSF
Ebola outbreak: More than doctors needed to contain West Africa's unprecedented crisis

Doctors alone aren't enough to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, which has already infected, and in some instances killed, key medical personnel, including prominent Western and local physicians.



  • Top doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozensTop doctor dies from Ebola after treating dozens - 2014-07-29 1:18 PM

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.

  • Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killedIsrael hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed - 2014-07-29 12:50 PM

    GAZA, Palestinian Territories - Israel unleashed its heaviest bombardment in a 3-week-old war against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant.

  • Shelling adds to mounting civilian toll in UkraineShelling adds to mounting civilian toll in Ukraine - 2014-07-29 12:49 PM

    DONETSK, Ukraine - Shells smashed into a residential neighbourhood of Donetsk on Tuesday as Ukrainian forces intensified their campaign to encircle the rebel stronghold. The shelling killed at least two people, blew gaping holes in an apartment block and raised fears that the city is on the verge of severe bloodshed.

  • Man facing charges for urinating on Modell's grave - 2014-07-29 12:23 PM

    BALTIMORE - Maryland authorities said Tuesday they will charge a man with disorderly conduct in a cemetery for allegedly urinating on the grave of former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell.

  • EU adopts tough new sanctions on RussiaEU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia - 2014-07-29 12:15 PM

    BRUSSELS - Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, to be followed swiftly by similar punitive measures from the U.S.

  • Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation caseJury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case - 2014-07-29 11:54 AM

    ST. PAUL, Minn. - A jury awarded former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura $1.8 million on Tuesday in his lawsuit against the estate of "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle.

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