Liberia has three new cases of ebola in the capital city of Monrovia, two-and-a-half months after the nation had been declared free ot it.
Liberia has confirmed a new case of Ebola in a 10-year-old boy on Friday.
Nubia, the last known ebola patient, has been declared cured, so her country, Guinea, hopes to join neighbours Sierra Leone and Liberia in being declared ebola-free areas.
Canada will be sending 40 military medics to West Africa to help fight the Ebola outbreak, according to reports. Meanwhile the country is also encouraging its health care workers to join the fight.
The experimental vaccine for Ebola is promising so far, the NIH REPORTED.
The US military has enlisted a new germ-killing weapon in the fight against Ebola. The weapon is a four-wheeled robot that can disinfect a room in minutes with pulsed of ultraviolet light.
Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, U.S. public health officials are girding for the next health disaster, according to a press release.
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that 5,420 people had so far died of Ebola across eight countries, out of a total 15,145 cases of infection, since late December 2013, according to a press release.
The Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday has declared itself Ebola-free, according to a press release. The nation witnessed a three-month outbreak of the disease that claimed 49 lives.
A crisis fund has been set up by the African Union, African Development Bank and regional business leaders to help areas hit by the Ebola outbreak, AU said in a statement.
13,268 people had been infected with Ebola across eight countries and 4,960 of them had died, said the World Health Organization on Friday.
The WHO has appointed Botswana doctor, Matshidiso Moeti, as the next Africa chief.
A new poll conducted by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal found that 71 percent of Americans would support mandatory quarantines for Ebola health workers.
Ebola is spreading up to nine times faster in parts of Sierra Leone than two months ago, according to a new report.
The SARS outbreak of 2003 had put Hong Kong on the frontline of global health crisis, but the city handled it successfully and that handling could offer lessons for those now battling Ebola.