Farms, roads and towns are fast slicing up the world's wilderness, leaving 70 per cent of the world's remaining forested land less than one km from a forest edge, a US-led study showed.

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

IT is ultimately transport infrastructure that has put West Africa en route to a brighter infrastructure future, says a Deloitte report.

One of the most devastating consequences of the Ebola outbreak will be its impact on maternal health.

Scientists are warning of a real risk that the Ebola virus disease could become endemic in west Africa if efforts to end the epidemic slacken as the number of cases falls.

The transmission of Ebola in West Africa is on the decline, the World Health Organization has announced.

Initial results of a clinical trial of the experimental drug favipiravir suggest that it can reduce mortality among patients with low levels of the Ebola virus in their blood, but is ineffective fo

DAKAR – A Japanese anti-Ebola drug being tested in Guinea should be made available across West Africa after initial trials showed it halved mortality rates in some patients, the medical charity adm

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)