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During the seven days leading up to February 1, 124 new cases were confirmed across three west African countries

Karen Grépin examines the pledges made to the Ebola crisis, how much has actually reached affected countries, and the lessons to be learnt. (Analysis)

MONROVIA – Liberia began a trial of experimental Ebola vaccines on Monday, involving thousands of volunteers as part of an effort to slow the spread of the deadly fever and prevent future outbreaks

Almost 20 000 cases of Ebola virus disease have been reported in west Africa. Estimates of the reproductive ratio of the outbreak suggest that about half of infectious contacts need to be prevented to control the epidemic. The international response in the affected regions has focused mainly on establishing infrastructure that enhances local capabilities to improve contact surveillance, effectively isolate infectious people, educate people on mode of transmission and risk, and provision of supportive treament. (Correspondence)

WHO also added that the response to the Ebola epidemic has now moved to a second phase

Scientists tracking the Ebola outbreak in Guinea say the virus has mutated.

Monrovia — A new report by the Incident Management Team on Ebola has indicated that Grand Cape Mount County will soon join 13 other counties to be declared Ebola free.

Experimental Ebola vaccines to be tested in West Africa could go through an alternative path for U.S.

There has been a "turning point" in the Ebola crisis, with cases falling in the three affected countries, World Health Organization officials say.

An apparent link has been established between human population density and vegetation cover and the spread of the Ebola virus from animal hosts to humans.