The gruesome toll of West Africa’s Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 4,200 Liberians of the more than 10,000 who have succumbed to the disease, has intensified efforts to find a vaccine fo
DAKAR, Mar 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The slow international response to the West Africa Ebola outbreak created an avoidable tragedy that cost thousands of lives, a leading medical charity s
Ebola remains a mortal danger in west Africa a year after the first cases were confirmed, health leaders have warned, as a fresh infection in Liberia dashed hopes that the country might be close to
A tablet device that can withstand being doused in chlorine has been developed to help medics caring for patients with Ebola.
Sierra Leone said on Thursday it will confine around 2.5 million people to their homes across the capital and in the north in a three-day shutdown aimed at stemming the Ebola epidemic.
Guinea has suffered a setback in its fight against Ebola with a rash of new cases, including three doctors infected by the virus, with officials blaming weak surveillance and a failure to follow sa
Measles cases could almost double in countries hardest hit by the West African Ebola outbreak as overwhelmed health systems are unable to maintain child immunizations, scientists said on Thursday.
The death toll from West Africa's Ebola outbreak has passed 10,000, according to the latest tally released by the World Health Organization on Thursday.
Dakar — West Africa may lose up to $15 billion over the next three years due to the impact of the Ebola outbreak on trade, investment and tourism, according to a report by the United Nations.
A total of 6,097 Ebola and non-Ebola deaths have been recorded nationwide since the outbreak of the Ebola virus, an official of the Incident Management System (IMS) has disclosed.
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