World | Agence France Presse | Saturday September 20, 2014
From monkeys to big cats, people in Ivory Coast like to keep wild animals as pets but are now rethinking the custom with the deadly Ebola virus sweeping neighbouring countries.
World | Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 19, 2014
Sierra Leone launched on Friday a controversial three-day shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus, as the UN Security Council declared the deadly outbreak a threat to world peace.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 18, 2014
Sierra Leone prepared on Thursday for an unprecedented three-day nationwide lockdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus in a controversial move which experts claimed could worsen the epidemic.
World | Reuters | Monday September 15, 2014
Malaysia will send more than 20 million medical rubber gloves to five African nations battling the deadly Ebola virus, addressing a crucial shortage faced by overwhelmed health workers, the country's Prime Minister Najib Razak announced on Monday.
World | Reuters | Sunday September 14, 2014
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appealed to U.S. President Barack Obama for urgent aid in tackling the worst recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, saying that without it her country would lose the fight against the disease.
World | Andrew Pollack, The New York Times | Thursday September 11, 2014
A federal air marshal was stabbed with a syringe at the airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday, an incident that is raising concerns about whether the deadly Ebola virus could be harvested from the widespread outbreak in West Africa and used as a biowe...
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 10, 2014
The first case of the Ebola virus detected in Senegal, a 21-year-old student who arrived from neighbouring Guinea last month, has recovered from the deadly disease, a senior official said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 5, 2014
The European Union on Friday announced 140 million euros ($183 million) in funds to fight the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, a sharp increase over its previous aid as the outbreak worsens.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 4, 2014
Fear of contracting the deadly Ebola virus is hampering efforts to recruit international health workers and slowing the delivery of protective garments and other vital materials to stricken areas in West Africa, World Health Organization officials sa...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday September 3, 2014
A British man infected with the deadly Ebola virus has been released from a London hospital after making a full recovery.
World | Reuters | Wednesday September 3, 2014
The United Nations said on Tuesday the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa was causing food shortages in one of the world's poorest regions and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned the disease was threatening the sta...
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 28, 2014
In a study that holds promise for developing new drugs against the deadly Ebola virus, a team led by Sachdev Sidhu from the University of Toronto has reported a possible therapy that could help treat patients infected with Sudan Ebola virus (SUDV).
World | Reuters | Monday August 25, 2014
Japan could offer an unapproved drug under certain circumstances to help treat the deadly Ebola virus even before the World Health Organization has decided to make a request for the drug, the country's top government spokesman said on Monday.
World | Reuters | Sunday August 24, 2014
A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, the first Briton to fall victim to the deadly disease that has spread across the West African region since March, the Department of Health said on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Sunday August 24, 2014
Sierra Leone's parliament has made the harbouring of Ebola victims a crime punishable by two years' jail in an attempt to stop the spread of the deadly virus, the justice minister said on Saturday.
India | Reuters | Friday August 22, 2014
India has been pro-active in preparing for an outbreak of Ebola, but authorities need to improve the surveillance of travellers and raise public awareness about the deadly virus, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 22, 2014
Senegal has become the latest country to seal its border with a west African neighbour to ward off the deadly Ebola virus, as the new UN pointman on the epidemic said preparations must be made for a possible flare-up of the disease.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 22, 2014
The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital after nearly three weeks of treatment, officials said Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 21, 2014
Vietnam has released two Nigerians isolated after arriving from west Africa with fevers, saying they show no symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.