Efforts to contain the Ebola are continuing

Liberia Hak atas foto EPA
Image caption In Liberia senate elections due next week have been postponed.

Berita tentang penanganan wabah Ebola di Afrika dan kematian karena alkohol buatan rumah menjadi tema pelajaran Bahasa Inggris BBC dalam dua bahasa.

Efforts to contain the Ebola are continuing

Efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak are continuing. At least two-hundred Nigerian health workers have registered to go and work in the West African countries worst affected by Ebola -Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

In Liberia itself, senate elections due next week have been postponed to help reduce the risk of voters spreading the disease further.

In Spain, six people have been put in quarantine, following the revelation that a nurse they'd had contact with had contracted the disease.

The nurse, whose condition has worsened, had been caring for a repatriated Spanish missionary.

Upaya-upaya mengendalikan Ebola berlanjut

Upaya-upaya untuk mengendalikan wabah Ebola berlanjut. Sedikitnya 200 petugas kesehatan Nigeria sudah mendaftar untuk pergi dan bekerja di negara-negara Afrika Barat yang paling parah terkena Ebola Guinea, Sierra Leone, dan Liberia.

Di Liberia, pemilihan senat yang akan berlangsung pekan depan sudah ditunda untuk membantu mengurangi risiko para pemilih menyebarkan penyakit lebih jauh.

Di Spanyol, enam orang ditempatkan di karantina, menyusul terungkapnya seorang perawat yang melakukan kontak dengan mereka sudah tertular penyakit itu.

Perawat itu, yang kondisinya memburuk, merawat seorang misionaris Spanyol yang pulang kembali.

Alcohol related death

Image caption Only non-Muslims can buy alcohol in Pakistan, but correspondents say many Muslims distil their own.

At least 27 young men are reported to have died in Pakistan after drinking toxic home-made alcohol.

The deaths, coinciding with the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha, have been reported from low-income areas of the biggest city, Karachi.

Several excise department officials who were responsible for monitoring those areas have been suspended.

Only non-Muslims can buy alcohol in Pakistan, but correspondents say many Muslims distil their own, sometimes using methanol, which can cause liver damage, blindness and death.

Kematian terkait alkohol

Sedikitnya 27 anak muda dilaporkan tewas di Pakistan setelah minum alkohol buatan rumah yang mengandung racun.

Kematian itu, bersamaan dengan Hari Raya Idul Adha umat Muslim- dilaporkan dari kawasan berpenghasilan rendah di kota terbesar, Karachi.

Beberapa pejabat departemen cukai yang bertanggung jawab dalam mengawasi sektor ini sudah diberhentikan untuk sementara waktu.

Hanya yang bukan Muslim yang boleh membeli alkohol di Pakistan, namun para wartawan mengatakan banyak umat Muslim yang menyuling sendiri, kadang menggunakan metanol, yang bisa menyebabkan kerusakan hati, kebutaan, dan kematian.

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