New research on the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa suggests that the virus is not becoming more severe or transmissible, according to a National Institutes of Health study in Science.
Last week, volunteers in Liberia’s capital began rolling up their sleeves for the first large-scale testing of two potential Ebola vaccines.
Declaring the “fight is nowhere close to being over,” President Barack Obama on Tuesday heralded strides in the effort to confront Ebola in West Africa and in protecting the U.S. against the spread of the deadly virus.
A North Korean official claims the United States is waging biological warfare with the deadly outbreak in West Africa.
News of Dr. Martin Salia’s death from Ebola at a clinic in Nebraska is taking a heavy toll on the West African community in Maryland, and those who knew the surgeon remember him for his generosity.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Monday there are encouraging signs of progress against the Ebola virus in West Africa, and he said the U.S. military can take some credit for containing it.
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has died, according to Nebraska Medical Center.
A top U.S. health official says long-anticipated clinical trials of a possible Ebola vaccine will start soon in West Africa, as the global response to the outbreak took on added urgency with new cases in Mali and reports that the death toll has surpassed 5,000.
Health workers on the front line of the Ebola crisis say the need for urgent help isn’t letting up, as Congress begins considering President Barack Obama’s $6.2 billion emergency aid request to fight the disease.
Ordering firm restrictions for U.S. troops returning from West Africa, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday that the military men and women helping fight Ebola must undergo 21-day quarantines upon their return — longer than required for many civilian health care workers.