A Liberian woman who last week became the country's first Ebola patient in more than one month has not passed on the infection to anyone else, a senior official said Wednesday.
Since HIV emerged in the '80s, drug "cocktails" transformed the deadly disease into a manageable one. But the virus is adept at developing resistance to drugs, and treatment regimens require tweaking that ...
Griffith University and an international team of researchers have moved a step closer to identifying a broad spectrum treatment for the dreaded arthritogenic alphavirus infections.
It is not known what triggered the transmission of Ebola virus from its natural host to humans and the rapid human-to-human spread of the deadly virus throughout Western Africa last year. However, analysis ...
Only about a third of the $2.89 billion (2.52 billion euros) in aid money pledged to fight Ebola was actually delivered as of December 31, according to an analysis in the British Medical Journal.
Health officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the deadly virus' spread, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Liberia said Monday that there are currently only five confirmed cases of Ebola in the entire country—a dramatic turnaround in the West African nation where the virus has taken its deadliest toll.
The Malian government and the United Nations on Sunday declared the country free of Ebola after 42 days without any new cases of the deadly virus.
The World Health Organization expressed optimism Thursday after fresh figures showed the three west African countries ravaged by Ebola had all seen a clear drop in new cases of the deadly virus.
Human tests of two possible Ebola vaccines have proven safe and now tests to measure their efficiency will begin within weeks in the three west African countries ravaged by the deadly virus, the World Health ...
A British nurse hospitalised with Ebola is in a critical but stable condition, a week after she was diagnosed with the deadly virus, Britain's health minister said Monday.
US authorities have given emergency authorisation to Swiss pharmaceutical firm Roche for an Ebola test that can take as little as three hours, the company said on Monday.
A man has died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in eastern China, state media reported Monday, at the end of a year in which cases of the virus have accelerated.
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 7,693 out of 19,695 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Friday.
More than 6,800 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organization said Monday.