South Sudan says mystery haemorrhagic fever "under control"
South Sudan said Wednesday a mysterious haemorrhagic fever which has killed 10 people near its border with Sudan is "under control." The disease has Ebola-...
Wednesday 29 June 2016 12:13
No more Ebola in West Africa: WHO declares Liberia free of the virus
Two-and-a-half years after Ebola broke out in West Africa, the epidemic is over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Thursday, after it declared Liberia...
Thursday 09 June 2016 13:53
WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola virus for fourth time
The Ebola epidemic is over two-and-a-half years after it broke out in West Africa, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Thursday in a release declaring...
Thursday 09 June 2016 13:06
WHO declares Guinea free of Ebola virus for second time
The Ebola outbreak in Guinea is over, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Wednesday, the second time the West African nation has been declared free of the...
Wednesday 01 June 2016 11:21
New Ebola death in Liberia, hundreds vaccinated in Guinea
The Ebola virus has resurfaced in Liberia, where a 30-year-old woman has died of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) and local authorities said...
Friday 01 April 2016 16:09
WHO lifts global health alert on Ebola
Ebola is under control in West Africa and no longer constitutes a global health emergency, but African countries must remain on alert to counter new outbreaks...
Tuesday 29 March 2016 19:47
WHO declares Ebola global health emergency over
Ebola no longer constitutes a global health emergency, but a high level of vigilance must be maintained in West African countries to prevent and control new...
Tuesday 29 March 2016 18:56
New Ebola outbreak in Guinea, health officials confirm
Guinea is experiencing a new Ebola outbreak, with five cases registered in the south-east since March 17, health officials said Thursday. Four of the...
Thursday 24 March 2016 22:17
Liberia closes border with Guinea after Ebola "flare up"
Liberia closed its border with Guinea this week after a flare-up of Ebola in Guinea, Information Minister Lenn Eugene Nangbe told dpa on Tuesday....
Tuesday 22 March 2016 18:19
Ebola claims two lives in Guinea days after WHO says risk declining
Two family members have died from Ebola in Guinea, the government said on Friday, two days after the World Health Organization said the region was "...
Friday 18 March 2016 09:43
EU launches emergency medical corps in wake of Ebola outbreak
The European Union launched an emergency medical corps Monday to respond to future disease outbreaks, after struggling to react quickly to the Ebola crisis...
Monday 15 February 2016 19:23
Second person tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone
A second case of the Ebola virus was reported in Sierra Leone on Thursday, barely a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that the outbreak...
Thursday 21 January 2016 14:09
Dead woman tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone
A woman who died in Sierra Leone on January 12 has tested positive for the Ebola virus, the World Health...
Friday 15 January 2016 15:01
New Ebola case reported in Sierra Leone
The World Health Organization has confirmed reports of an Ebola case in Sierra Leone on Friday, a day after the agency declaring the end of the Ebola outbreak...
Friday 15 January 2016 12:46
Ebola: From the first cases to a global health emergency
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history resulted in 11,315 deaths, with 28,637 confirmed cases of infection in eight countries as of Thursday,...
Friday 15 January 2016 11:00
WHO declares West Africa Ebola-free
The transmission of the Ebola virus has been stopped in West Africa, the World Health Organization declared Thursday in Geneva. WHO experts warned,...
Thursday 14 January 2016 10:06
UN chief hails global effort on eve of Ebola outbreak declared over
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon praised efforts by the international community and local actors that helped eradicate the Ebola outbreak in West Africa...
Wednesday 13 January 2016 23:29
Putin: Russia has highly efficient medicine for fighting Ebola
Russian scientists have created a medicine for fighting Ebola that has shown "high efficiency," President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. "We have registered...
Wednesday 13 January 2016 17:06