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The European Union on Monday approved 1.15 billion euros (£813.78 million) in aid for West Africa through to 2020, nearly doubling its previous commitment to a region that is a major source of migr

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone need a further $696 million (£446.13 million) in donor funding to rebuild their battered health services over the next two years in the wake of the deadly Ebola epi

After a teenager reportedly died from Ebola in Liberia on Sunday, a second case has been confirmed, raising the spectre of the lurking virus.

MONROVIA, Liberia — Health workers stormed the Ministry of Health on Wednesday, demanding benefits as Liberia confirmed its second case of Ebola, seven weeks after the country was declared free of

Nigeria began moves to douse panic and raise alert levels on Ebola virus disease, after a 17-year-old Liberian boy died from the virus just seven weeks after the country was declared free of the vi

A consortium of Ugandan and American scientists are conducting studies into zoonotic diseases that affect both humans and animals or cross from either species.

Reducing tax breaks for mining companies and cracking down on tax evasion could generate revenues and save lives in wake of Ebola, says report

Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma said Friday he was imposing a three-week daytime curfew in the last Ebola-hit areas in a bid to curb a resurgence of the deadly virus.

Robert Garry, professor of microbiology and immunology at the Tulane University School of Medicine, says a study proves the new rapid Ebola test is as accurate in diagnosing the disease as the trad

At present, diagnosis of Ebola virus disease requires transport of venepuncture blood to field biocontainment laboratories for testing by real-time RT-PCR, resulting in delays that complicate patient care and infection control efforts. Therefore, an urgent need exists for a point-of-care rapid diagnostic test for this disease. In this Article, we report the results of a field validation of the Corgenix ReEBOV Antigen Rapid Test kit.