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.

WHO declares end to Ebola transmission in West Africa

2016-01-14 13:39

The World Health Organization says that transmission of the Ebola virus has been halted after a two-year-long battle.

Putin claims Russia has developed Ebola vaccine

2016-01-13 22:49

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country has developed a vaccine for the Ebola virus which has killed thousands of people in west Africa.

Sierra Leone completes post-Ebola census

2015-12-22 15:15

Sierra Leone praised its population of six million on Monday for cooperating in an 'exceptionally successful' nationwide census seen as a benchmark of the country's post-Ebola recovery.

The case of Sierra Leone's missing ambulances

2015-11-26 15:49

Despite vehicle donations and purchases during the Ebola epidemic, many patients still struggle to reach a hospital in Sierra Leone.

Health authorities: 1 confirmed Ebola case in Liberia

2015-11-20 16:04

Health authorities report 1 confirmed Ebola case in Liberia, previously declared Ebola free

Guinea begins countdown to end of Ebola

2015-11-17 17:42

After nearly 2 years, Guinea has started the countdown to the end of its Ebola crisis.

Sierra Leone declared free of Ebola

2015-11-07 22:58

WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, but neighbor Guinea struggles to end virus


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.

Suspected Ebola death in Sierra Leone hours after WHO gives all-clear

2016-01-15 07:54

A woman in Sierra Leone is thought to have died from Ebola, officials say, just hours after the World Health Organisation declared an end to an epidemic of the disease.

Ebola orphans struggle to resume their lives

2016-01-14 09:04

Saa Mathias Lenoh, a high school student in the Guinean capital Conakry, says he's "learning to smile little by little," like thousands of other youngsters orphaned by Ebola in west Africa.

With Ebola in check, are we ready for the next outbreak?

2016-01-13 09:14

The world will heave a collective sigh of relief when west Africa's Ebola epidemic is finally declared at an end after claiming more than 11 000 lives over two years.

Liberia discharges last two Ebola cases

2015-12-04 13:15

Liberia has released its last two known Ebola cases from hospital and started the countdown to being declared free of the virus for a third time, authorities said on Friday.

Liberia records 1st Ebola death since July

2015-11-24 16:56

A health official in Liberia says the country has recorded its first Ebola death since July.

UN Ebola chief says priority now is helping 15 000 survivors

2015-11-19 11:11

The UN Ebola chief says his top priority now that the deadly Ebola epidemic appears to be nearing an end is helping more than 15 000 survivors who need medical and psychological support.

Brazilian man being tested for Ebola

2015-11-12 09:04

Brazil’s health minister says officials are testing a 46-year-old Brazilian man for a suspected case of Ebola. If confirmed, it would be the country's first case of Ebola.

WHO to declare end of Ebola in Sierra Leone

2015-11-07 11:28

The World Health Organisation is set to announce that Ebola-ravaged Sierra Leone has beaten an epidemic that killed almost 4 000 of its people and plunged the economy into recession.

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