One known Ebola case left in Guinea

2016-04-14 22:00

A dedicated Ebola clinic is treating Guinea's only known case of the virus after the recovery of a girl diagnosed with the disease.

New Sierra Leone Ebola alert

2016-04-10 22:49

Sierra Leone has called for increased vigilance to prevent a resurgence of the Ebola virus after new cases in neighbouring Liberia and Guinea.

5-year-old becomes latest Ebola victim in Liberia

2016-04-04 13:11

A second case of Ebola has been confirmed in Liberia, just months after the country was declared free of the disease, according to health officials.

Liberia authorities call for calm after new Ebola case

2016-04-03 09:39

Liberian authorities have called for calm following the discovery of a fresh case of the deadly Ebola virus, more than two months after the epidemic had been declared over in the country.

Ebola health emergency over

2016-03-29 22:41

The World Health Organization says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa no longer constitutes an international emergency.

WHO sends specialists for Guinea Ebola flare-up

2016-03-18 17:59

The World Health Organization is deploying specialists to southeast Guinea and the government is holding an emergency meeting after 2 new Ebola cases were confirmed.

EU launches emergency medical corps

2016-02-15 17:08

The European Union has launched an emergency medical corps to respond to future disease outbreaks, after struggling to react quickly to the Ebola crisis that began in late 2013.

Sierra Leone discharges last known Ebola patient

2016-02-09 14:05

A health ministry spokesman said that this has enabled the country once again to start the 42-day countdown – after which the outbreak will be declared over if there are no new cases.

Charity buys Merck vaccine to prevent return of Ebola

2016-01-21 12:25

In order to prevent another Ebola outbreak, a charity that helps poor countries vaccinate their children, has announced plans to buy large amounts of an experimental Ebola vaccine.

Joy over Ebola victory crushed in Sierra Leone

2016-01-15 22:20

A new death from Ebola has been confirmed in Sierra Leone just a day after west Africa celebrated the end of an outbreak which killed 11 000 people.


Mali seeks 2 Guineans who had Ebola contact

2016-04-13 16:00

Mali health authorities are searching for 2 women who left Guinea after contact with a recent Ebola case.

White House to transfer Ebola funds to combat Zika virus

2016-04-06 09:43

Congressional officials say the Obama administration has decided to transfer leftover money from the largely successful fight against Ebola to combat the growing threat of the Zika virus.

Liberia says latest Ebola fatality travelled to Guinea

2016-04-03 23:00

A woman who died of Ebola this week in Liberia, months after it was declared Ebola-free, had travelled to Guinea with her three children.

New Guinea Ebola outbreak

2016-03-31 06:40

A resurgence of Ebola in a rural Guinean community has killed seven people, health officials say.

At least 5 dead in Guinea Ebola flare-up

2016-03-22 22:34

Ebola has likely killed five people in Guinea after re-emerging in the country's south, health authorities have said, confirming two more deaths registered in recent days.

Ebola may leave lasting neurological problems

2016-02-25 14:34

Six months after recovering from the illness, Ebola survivors are still reporting headaches, memory loss and depression.

Latest Sierra Leone Ebola case cured

2016-02-09 21:40

Sierra Leone's most recent case of Ebola has been cured, but more testing is required before the latest outbreak can be seen as resolved.

Oxfam: $1.9bn in Ebola aid not delivered by donors

2016-01-31 22:14

International donors have failed to deliver $1.9bn in promised funds to help West African countries recover from the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11 000 people, Oxfam says.

Sierra Leone vaccinates people quarantined after Ebola death

2016-01-21 09:48

Sierra Leone authorities Wednesday announced a vaccination programme for people quarantined following a new Ebola death last week just as west Africa declared an end to the epidemic.

West Africa celebrates the end of Ebola

2016-01-15 12:31

The World Health Organisation and Doctors Without Borders have announced that West Africa is officially Ebola-free.

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