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

School girls are being forced into public pregnancy tests

2015-11-06 12:23

School girls have had their breasts and stomachs felt by teachers and nurses in front of their peers and been forced to take urine tests in Sierra Leone.

Guinea records three new cases of Ebola

2015-10-30 11:52

Three new Ebola cases in Guinea are hampering West Africa's fight to declare the area Ebola free.

Nurse quarantined over Ebola fears sues the US

2015-10-23 12:38

A nurse who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa and was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital when she returned has sued Governor Chris Christie and state health officials, saying they illegally held her against her will.

Is this the cheapest vaccine ever?

2015-10-15 15:37

One of the cheapest and most effective precautions South Africans can take to stay healthy is simply to wash their hands properly.

Johnson & Johnson starts Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone

2015-10-09 15:23

Johnson & Johnson has begun clinical trials for an Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone. The vaccine regimen is part of a new study being conducted in Sierra Leone's Kambia district.

Baby, maternal deaths soar in Sierra Leone on Ebola fear

2015-10-06 20:31

Maternal and newborn deaths in Sierra Leone have soared since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as fear of being infected and mistrust of health workers deter pregnant women from giving birth in health facilities, researchers say.


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.

Sierra Leone emerges from Ebola nightmare

2015-11-05 07:54

The Ebola epidemic is expected to be declared over in Sierra Leone this weekend, when the west African nation will have gone 42 days without any new infections.

Guinea records 3 new cases of Ebola, brings total to 9

2015-10-29 14:34

Three more people in Guinea have been infected with the Ebola virus, a senior health official says, further dampening hopes of an imminent end to the world’s worst recorded outbreak of the disease.

2 new Ebola cases in Guinea, WHO says

2015-10-16 15:12

Two people have fallen ill with Ebola in Guinea after two weeks with no new confirmed cases of the disease in West Africa, the World Health Organisation says.

British Ebola nurse 'critically ill' again

2015-10-14 15:33

A British nurse who was successfully treated in January after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone, is now "critically ill" due to a resurgence of the virus.

UK Ebola survivor treated for 'unusual' complications

2015-10-09 10:18

A British nurse who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has been flown to a specialist London hospital unit, nearly nine months after she was discharged, due to an 'unusual late complication'.

US doctor cured of Ebola continues his work in Liberia

2015-09-25 10:01

'Some risks are worth taking:' American doctor cured of Ebola continues his work in Liberia after being given a second chance at life.

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