CATEGORY: HEALTH


Ebola: Are we losing the fight?

The World Health Organization says progress is being made against the deadly Ebola outbreak -- but some targets are not being met. Who is...


U.N.: Number of Ebola cases now tops 16,000

The number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola in the current outbreak has surpassed 16,000, according to the World Health Organization, with...


Doing business in Ebola-hit country

The deadly Ebola virus which has ripped through three West African countries has had the biggest impact in Liberia. As of last week, the...


Ebola team dumps bodies in pay protest

Workers employed by Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to bury Ebola victims took drastic action this week in a dispute over pay, abandoning the...


WHO: Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola-free

Ebola has officially been eradicated from another African country -- the Democratic Republic of Congo -- the World Health Organization declared Friday, even if...


Ebola: Second person dies in Mali

A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not...


Ebola: Second person dies in Mali

A nurse has died of Ebola in the Malian capital of Bamako, the health ministry said Wednesday, sparking fears that the nation has not...


Uganda declared free of an Ebola-like fever

Uganda has been declared free of Marburg, an Ebola-like viral hemorrhagic fever, the World Health Organization said...


Ebola confirmed in Mali

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health...


Should health workers who treat Ebola be quarantined?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola,...


Should health workers who treat Ebola be quarantined?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola,...


Ebola confirmed in Mali

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health...


First confirmed Ebola patient in Mali dies

The first confirmed Ebola patient in Mali has died, according to state TV reports, citing government health...


Millions of doses of Ebola vaccines planned by 2015

As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental...


How not to respond to Ebola

U.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji...


How not to respond to Ebola

U.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji...


How not to respond to Ebola

U.S. response to Ebola is key for setting global example, writes global health advocate Idris Ayodeji...


Mali confirms its first case of Ebola

A 2-year-old girl in Mali has been diagnosed with Ebola, making her the West African country's first confirmed case, health officials said...


EBOLA virus: New York doctor tests positive; was in Guinea until last week; concerns mount

EBOLA virus: New York doctor tests positive; was in Guinea until last week; concerns mount

EBOLA virus: New York doctor tests positive; was in Guinea until last week; concerns mount. Special to USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine,  and USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston. Follow USAfrica at Facebook.com/USAfricaChido , Facebook.com/USAfrica247 and Twitter.com/Chido247 By Chido...


Ebola: WHO outlines next steps

Ebola vaccine testing could start in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as health officials scramble to quell the virus...