2 new Ebola deaths in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Here's all you need to know about the Ebola virus disease
Ebola virus disease (EVD) is caused by several viruses under the genus Ebolavirus; the latest outbreak was caused by a species called Zaire Ebolavirus.
A healthcare worker has been diagnosed with Ebola a day after flying home to Glasgow from Sierra Leone, the Scottish government said on Monday.
he Ebola outbreak is "winning the race" against attempts to contain it, chief of the UN mission working to stop the deadly virus has warned.
Deaths from malaria, diarrhoea and pneumonia are likely to soar in West African countries where a vast outbreak of Ebola has crushed health systems.
"If the outbreak is not stopped now, we could be looking at hundreds of thousands of people affected," Obama said on the Ebola epidemic.
As West Africa struggles to contain the biggest ever outbreak of Ebola, some experts say an unusual but simple treatment might help: the blood of survivors.
It has laid waste to the tribal chiefdoms of Sierra Leone, leaving hundreds dead, but the Ebola crisis began with just one healer's claims to special powers.
Some Air France flight crews are refusing to board planes bound for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria over fears of the Ebola outbreak, the airline said today.
Doctors and nurses fighting Ebola in West Africa are working 14-hour days, seven days a week, wearing head-to-toe gear in the heat of muddy clinics.
The Ebola outbreak is the world's largest and deadliest and the U.N. agency last week declared it an international health emergency.
The government on Tuesday reviewed the preparedness for containing the dreaded Ebola disease which has claimed hundreds of lives in western Africa.