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Dr. Bruce Gaynor, an ophthalmologist and associate professor at UC San Francisco, will travel to Sierra Leone this month to treat survivors of Ebola who continue to experience symptoms even after defeating the virus. (Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF doctor heads to Sierra Leone to treat Ebola survivors

The world’s worst Ebola epidemic that erupted last year, killing more than…

 

Emmet Murphy, center, pictured in Malawi in 2013, has raised more than $1,400 to help Ebola survivors in Liberia with rent, education fees and other expenses. Courtesy photo

SF native seeks to help Ebola survivors in Liberia

Moses Goi lost his mother, father, two siblings and an uncle. Mansan…

 

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Emails: UN health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency

GENEVA — By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic in…

 

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UCSF doctors helping to develop Ebola test to speed up diagnosis

Two UC San Francisco doctors are helping to develop a diagnostic test…

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Courtesy Sarah BonesUC San Francisco clinician Dr. Dan Kelly has traveled from The City to Sierra Leone about six times since the summer as he helps in the battle against Ebola.

UCSF doctor helps fight recent surge of Ebola cases in Sierra Leone

For many in San Francisco, Thanksgiving weekend was a time to catch…

Courtesy Sarah BonesUC San Francisco clinician Dr. Dan Kelly has traveled from The City to Sierra Leone about six times since the summer as he helps in the battle against Ebola.
Courtesy photoUC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu expects that he soon will be able to incorporate into his research noninfectious Ebola samples from the current deadly outbreak.

UCSF researchers developing potential test to detect Ebola faster

For years, UC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu has focused on…

Courtesy photoUC San Francisco researcher Dr. Charles Chiu expects that he soon will be able to incorporate into his research noninfectious Ebola samples from the current deadly outbreak.
AP Photo/FacebookThis image provided by Facebook Inc. shows an example of a message and donation button the company has designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling Ebola. Facebook on Thursday

Facebook launches Ebola charity donation button

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight Ebola by adding a…

AP Photo/FacebookThis image provided by Facebook Inc. shows an example of a message and donation button the company has designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling Ebola. Facebook on Thursday
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Patient Zero in Ebola outbreak was Guinean toddler

In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began,…

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Afro-soul collector Frank Gossner hits paydirt with El Rego

As the fable goes, Afro-soul collector Frank Gossner spent years combing through…