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THE World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General, Margaret Chan, has announced on Monday, May 18, 2015 that she is establishing a $100 million contingency fund to ensure that the U.N.

The Ebola virus that raged in the West African state of Liberia is now all but history as World Health Organisation (WHO) and other leading diseases control organisations witnessed the declaration

LIBERIA’S government and the World Health Organization yesterday declared the country free from Ebola after 42 days without a new case of the deadly virus, which killed more than 4,700 people there

The West African Ebola outbreak highlighted leadership failings of the World Health Organization (WHO), said analysts Thursday who called for sweeping reforms and a doubling of its budget to preven

This once-stricken nation plans to declare it is officially free of Ebola on Saturday, barring the unexpected discovery of a new case.

Monrovia — With no Ebola case reported nearly two months and less than three days left for Liberia to be declared Ebola free, the country has completed Phase Two of the experimental Ebola vaccines.

A study conducted by the Social Mobilization and Behavior Change Communication at the Ministry of Health in collaboration with UNICEF has shown that radio played significant roles in the fight agai

The family Filoviridae contains three genera, Ebolavirus (EBOV), Marburg virus, and Cuevavirus. Some members of the EBOV genus, including Zaire ebolavirus (ZEBOV), can cause lethal haemorrhagic fever in humans. During 2014 an unprecedented ZEBOV outbreak occurred in West Africa and is still ongoing, resulting in over 10,000 deaths, and causing global concern of uncontrolled disease. To meet this challenge a rapid-acting vaccine is needed. Many vaccine approaches have shown promise in being able to protect non human primates against ZEBOV.

A new Ebola treatment may be effective against a specific strain of the virus that killed thousands of people in West Africa.

The World Bank Group (WBG) has announced that it would provide at least US$650 million during the next 12 to 18 months to help Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone recover from the devastating social a