Researchers assess the effectiveness of candidate vaccines by whether they trigger production of anti-Ebola antibodies and immune-system T cells.
A World Health Organization (WHO) mission arrived in Pakistan to assess arrangements made by the government to keep Ebola virus out of the country, a media report said on Tuesday.
Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola.
A Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in Switzerland for treatment.
The US military may extend its mission to combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa beyond six months, if there was a surge of new cases.
The disease is spread through direct physical contact with the bodily fluids of sick people and bodies, making it crucial that those who are contagious are placed into isolation.
The World Health Organisation has said that 5,420 people had so far died of Ebola across eight countries, out of a total 15,145 cases of infection.
A day after the first Ebola case was reported in India, Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday said arrangements similar to the one at Delhi airport, which helped detect the virus in a man returning from Liberia, have been put in place at 24 airports and stressed the situation was under "complete control".
Tuesday’s developments, when a 26-year-old cured patient of Ebola returning from Liberia was quarantined, prove that in countries like India, international airports are the final frontier against the rampaging virus.
A new cost-effective method to sequence genomes of the Ebola virus may lead to quicker surveillance of the disease and help West African nations rapidly and effectively track outbreaks with limited resources, finds research.
A coalition of companies and aid groups announced plans to test experimental drugs and collect blood plasma from Ebola survivors to treat new victims of the disease.
The World Bank has approved a grant of $285 million to finance the three west African countries hardest hit by the Ebola crisis.
On the country's southern border with Guinea, the enemy is not armed jihadists, but the Ebola virus, which has sparked a national crisis.
World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim warned on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa could trigger famine, and called for the creation of an international emergency fund for epidemics.
A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said.
The new Ebola cases come just as public health officials started to think Mali had avoided the worst.
Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea are among West Africa’s poorest countries and the hardest hit by the worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976.
A New York doctor who has recovered from Ebola left the hospital on Tuesday and urged support for US health workers treating patients in West Africa so they do not face "stigma and threats" when they return home.
Liberia has announced a dramatic drop in new Ebola infections as Mali prepared to lift quarantine restrictions on dozens of people put at risk of exposure to the deadly virus. Liberian assistant health minister Tolbert Nyenswah said new cases had dropped from a daily peak of more than 500 to around 50, confirming tentative announcements by experts worldwide of an apparent slowdown in the epidemic.