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The Ebola epidemic seems to have reached a turning point, as cases fall in all three of the worst-hit countries of west Africa, according to World Health Organisation figures.

An epidemic of Ebola virus disease of unprecedented size continues in parts of west Africa. For the first time, large urban centres such as Conakry, the capital of Guinea, are affected. We did an observational study of patients with Ebola virus disease in three regions of Guinea, including Conakry, aiming to map the routes of transmission and assess the effect of interventions.

A team of Indian medical workers, who played an important role in eradicating polio from hotspots such as UP, Bihar and West Bengal, has joined the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Ebola is the single biggest threat to the survival of gorillas and chimpanzees, having wiped out a third of their populations since the 1990s.

The Western world is "vulnerable" to epidemics such as Ebola, and must invest more in researching vaccines, a leading scientist has warned.

The most severe impact of the Ebola epidemic, which began in Guinea in December 2013 and quickly spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone, has been in lost human lives and suffering. This report, prepared for the World Economic Forum at Davos, focuses on the indirect, economic costs, in particular the effects on economic output in 2015.

BAMAKO – Mali’s health minister declared the West African nation free of Ebola on Sunday following a 42-day period without a new case of the deadly virus.

Despite severity of problem, essential surveillance, laboratory, data management, and other capacities were not in place

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Even as his country registered 19 new Ebola cases over a 24-hour period, Sierra Leone's president is predicting there will be zero new confirmed cases by the end of M

THE Government of Jamaica has signed an agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to allocate US$250,000 of grant resources to improve national surveillance, prevention and control o