The deadly outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever which started in southern Guinea and later spread to Liberia and Sierra Leone shows no signs of abating as 96 new cases and 7 deaths were reported from the latter two countries between 21 and 23 July 2014 only. The disease, which took its name from the Ebola River, the location site of one of the infected northern Congo villages during the first recorded outbreak in 1976, remains one of the deadliest viruses known to mankind. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the disease has a high death rate up to 90%. No cure or vaccine for Ebola has been found.
The world is on the verge of creating an effective Ebola vaccine, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), Xinhua reported.
The deadly Ebola threat may soon become a thing of the past - the Canadian vaccine has showed good results.
Liberian officials have confirmed the recent death of a young woman from the Ebola virus, marking the possible resurgence of the deadly disease outbreak in the country, where it’s already taken over 4,800 lives to date.
Russia finished research on primates and hopes to obtain results in August.
The death toll from Ebola in Liberia is on the rise once again, after the World Health Organization declared the West African country free of the virus on May 9.
Michigan professor suggested that the Ebola virus roots lies in Ancient Greece.
The US National Institutes of Health announced that health researchers from Liberia and the United States will work together on a multi-year study of Ebola survivors to better understand the long-term consequences of the disease.
Moscow will allocate $2 million to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) programs to fight Ebola in West Africa's Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to an agreement signed Wednesday night in New York.
A man has been hospitalized in southern Japan on suspicion of contracting the deadly Ebola virus during his five-day trip to West Africa, the Japanese Health Ministry announced on Monday.
The World Health Organization hopes that the deadly virus outbreak in Sierra Leone may end in three months.
A man suspected of contracting the deadly Ebola virus has been hospitalized in Dusseldorf, Germany.
According to the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Ebola tests results of the patient hospitalized with some signs of the disease will be known on Tuesday evening.
Russian scientists are currently testing the vaccine on monkeys.
Scientists from Vancouver-based Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation reportedly claimed the first successful treatment for the current outbreak of the deadly Ebolavirus as three macaques recovered after receiving a new vaccine.
The World Health Organization said that the number of people infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has reached 25,872.
The Ebola vaccine trial program, known as STRIVE, is set to enroll at least 6,000 health and other frontline workers from districts in Sierra Leone where the Ebola outbreak affected the most people.
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Maryland reported that the healthcare worker admitted to the center with Ebola was discharged in good condition.
US President Barack Obama was briefed by his health and security advisors about the status of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, and urged them that the United States is still committed to eradicate the deadly disease, the White House announced in a statement.
The number of those infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Western Africa reached 25,516 people with 10,573 number of deaths, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Olawale Maiyegun, director of social affairs at the African Union (AU) commission, said that Western media overlooked the role of Africans in fight with Ebola.
Guinean infectious disease specialists have already been using Russian-made Ebola diagnosis kits.