The UN's Ebola czar on Tuesday hailed widespread progress in the fight against the deadly virus, but warned the outbreak was still surging in western Sierra Leone and northern Guinea.
Liberia's president is urging her countrymen to travel the "very difficult last mile" to rid Ebola from the country, especially remote areas.
The number of people dying from malaria has almost halved since 2000, although progress in west Africa risks being reversed by the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
More than 6,300 people have now died from Ebola in the three hardest hit nations in west Africa, the World Health Organization said Monday, as Sierra Leone overtook Liberia as the country with the highest number of cases.
Junior doctors at Sierra Leone's main hospital went on strike on Monday in protest over inadequate equipment to fight the Ebola epidemic ravaging the impoverished nation.
The European Union on Monday said it had given an extra 61 million euros in aid to help fight the Ebola crisis raging in west Africa.
Dutch navy transport ship Karel Doorman will on Friday return to West Africa to deliver dozens of vehicles, food and medical kit in the fight against Ebola, officials said Monday.
Rutgers researcher David Alland, working with the California biotechnology company Cepheid, has received a grant of nearly $640,000 from the National Institutes of Health to develop a rapid test to diagnose ...
As health officials struggle to contain the world's biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, their efforts are being complicated by another problem: bad data.
Thanks in part to the Ebola crisis, neglected diseases have grabbed the world's attention. These diseases predominantly affect developing nations with limited resources to fund research, pay for treatments, ...
A Taiwanese man faces a fine after telling doctors he had travelled to Africa and had symptoms of Ebola, sparking emergency quarantine measures at a hospital, officials said Sunday.
A Cuban doctor infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone will soon be released from the hospital in Switzerland where he has been receiving treatment, the Cuban health ministry said Friday.
Ebola-hit countries urged the United Nations on Friday to come up with an economic recovery plan to help them cushion the outbreak's devastating blow on agriculture, mining and public finances.
(AP)—Sierra Leone said Friday that between 80 and 100 new cases of Ebola are being reported every day and the country now hardest-hit by the deadly virus desperately needs over 1,000 beds to treat victims.
(AP)—The U.N. peacekeeping force in Liberia says one of its members has been infected with Ebola.