Disaster as Ebola kills 3,000 people, Namibians told to avoid Zimbabweans The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has risen to at least 3,091 out of 6,574 probable, suspected and confirmed cases, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

Liberia has recorded 1,830 deaths, around three times as many as in either Guinea or Sierra Leone, the two other most affected countries, according to WHO data received up to 23 September.

An outbreak that began in a remote corner of Guinea has taken hold of much of neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone, prompting warnings that tens of thousands of people may die from the worst outbreak of the disease on record.

The WHO update said Liberia had reported six confirmed cases of Ebola and four deaths in the Grand Cru district, which is near the border with Ivory Coast and had not previously recorded any cases of Ebola.

The district of Kindia in Guinea also reported its first confirmed case, the WHO said, a day after it said the spread of Ebola appeared to have stabilised in that country.


Nigeria and Senegal, the two other nations that have had confirmed cases of Ebola in the region, have not recorded any new cases or deaths in the last few weeks.

Meanwhile, the Namibian government has warned against travel to Zimbabwe following reports that Harare had quarantined over 100 people who returned from countries affected by the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Speaking to local media from New York, the country’s health minister Richard Kamwi said he was not aware of the quarantine in Zimbabwe but warned Namibians not to visit that country.

"The incubation period for Ebola is 21 days and until they are over and the country has been declared safe, I advise Namibians not to visit and Zimbabweans not to come to Namibia," he said.




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chipo
0 # chipo 2014-09-27 11:13
This disease was created by white people no doubt .They want to wipe us out. They've never liked us and never will .they just pretend
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kuda
0 # kuda 2014-09-27 12:43
They created AIDS and now its EBOLA.What they want from us exacly?I guess they want to takeover our continent.Afric a is for blacks and tht will never change.Backoff you white people.
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ukluv
0 # ukluv 2014-09-27 14:45
chipo and kuda you are so stupid no one want to take 0ver Africa
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stavros
0 # stavros 2014-09-28 09:08
Quoting ukluv:
chipo and kuda you are so stupid no one want to take 0ver Africa

Ukluv ndiwe wakadzungaira pliz google d wed AIDS PATENT u'l b shocked @ hw gulible u r
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mancube
+4 # mancube 2014-09-27 15:56
ah in the name of Jesus we pray Ebola will never destroy us God will guide us
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kamba
+2 # kamba 2014-09-27 16:32
God is watching
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Mavhimbiye
+2 # Mavhimbiye 2014-09-27 18:25
Tenzi wangu tinokumbira kubwinya kwenyu.Makapa hwema kuvarapi vakawana mishonga yemukondombera, nhasi yaveEbola,aiwa Ishe tosvikepi nemapiritsi?
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Alisa
0 # Alisa 2014-09-27 22:20
Aiwa Mwari vachatirwira tikararama.
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kuda
+2 # kuda 2014-09-27 23:06
A cat and a rat will never be friends #Ukluv.They will be ernemies forever.We will never be friends #Ukluv.There is a different and a huge one bro
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precious
0 # precious 2014-09-28 01:44
No weapno weapon fashioned against us shall prosperprosper
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zivai
+1 # zivai 2014-09-28 15:14
Stop eating monkeys and bats. Take control over destinies rather than blaming the whitefolk for your problems all the time.
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Checheche LocalEye
+1 # Checheche LocalEye 2014-09-28 20:15
Can anyone tell me, where does this Ebola virus come from?
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