ARTICLES RELATING TO EBOLA

Michelle Obama, daughters, mom land in Liberia

2016-06-27 15:54

US First Lady Michelle Obama has landed in Liberia with her daughters and her mother for an overseas trip promoting education for girls, starting with a country recovering from the recent Ebola epidemic.

West Africa marks end of deadly Ebola outbreak

2016-06-09 19:05

Liberia says it is free of Ebola, meaning there are now no known cases in west Africa of the tropical virus that has left more than 11 300 people dead in the region since late 2013.

WHO - Latest Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over

2016-06-01 10:57

The latest outbreak of Ebola in Guinea has ended, the World Health Organization says, warning that a recurrence of the killer tropical disease remained a threat.

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.

 

Don't drop the ball on Ebola fight - report

2016-06-13 10:37

A vaccine alone will not eliminate the threat of the Ebola virus, which in the most recent epidemic killed more than 11 000 people, according to a new global report.

Liberia Ebola outbreak to be declared over

2016-06-09 10:25

The latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the last country still affected by the deadliest flare-up in the history of the feared tropical virus, is to be declared over.

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.

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