Tag archive for ‘Liberia’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 20th, 2015

Liberia thanks Israel for halting Ebola outbreak

  Liberia’s senate president, Armah Zolu Jallah, thanked Israel for its aid in helping to eradicate a fatal Ebola outbreak in his West African country. In 2014, Israel sent aid — mobile clinics, More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Turning the Page on Ebola

/By Alpha Condé, Ernest Bai Koroma, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf/ The Ebola outbreak that began last year in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, three of the four countries of the Mano River Union,  More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Bats are a possible source of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa

– The outbreak of the Ebola virus disease occurring in West Africa may have originated from contact between humans and virus-infected bats, suggests a study led by researchers from the Robert Koch-Institute More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

CNN Viewership Sinking, But CEO Jeff Zucker Insists 2014 Was a Success

CNN CEO Jeff Zucker is not letting the dwindling numbers get him down as he released a memo declaring CNN’s success for 2014, but viewership is declining. While Zucker said the station ended 2014 in More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Sean Penn Weighs In On Sony’s Cancellation of The Interview

Two time Academy Award winning actor Sean Penn has given his two cents worth on the Great Sony Hack of 2014. The grandson of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania and Russia on his father’s side released a statement More...

Tibi Singer On Saturday, November 29th, 2014

West Africa Ebola Death Toll Rises by 1, 000 in a Week, to 7, 000

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the number of Ebola-related deaths in West Africa has suddenly risen to 6, 928. The toll has increased by more than 1, 000 since WHO’s last report More...

Jewish Business News Service On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ian Goldin, Oxford University​, Commission for Future Generations: Global Solutions for Globalization’s Problems

– The last few decades of globalization and innovation have resulted in the most rapid progress that the world has ever known. Poverty has been reduced. Life expectancy has increased. Wealth has been created More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, November 21st, 2014

The Weinsteins to Publish Ebola Book

Harvey Weinstein’s book company has signed Louise Troh, the fiancé of the first person to die of Ebola in the U.S. She was reportedly paid a $300, 000 advance. Thomas Eric Duncan died of the disease on More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Israeli Government Agency Fighting Ebola in Africa

Mashav, Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation, is running a program called Hospitals of Hope in Africa to help fight Ebola. Medical supplies are being distributed throughout West Africa. Israel More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

WHO: Ebola Death Toll Tops 5, 000

More than 5, 000 people have died from the Ebola virus, according to a status update released Wednesday by the World Health Organization (WHO). So far, Ebola has killed 5, 160 victims; a total of 14,  More...

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