A North Carolina-based missionary aid group is sending 90 tons of supplies to West Africa to help fight an Ebola outbreak that has killed thousands of people.
Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and subsequent death as the first victim of the disease in the United States.
A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
It’s an eye-catching angle in the story of an experimental treatment for Ebola: The drug comes from tobacco plants that were turned into living pharmaceutical factories.
Doctor: ‘It Could Be Helpful For The Government To Have Powers To Isolate, Quarantine People’ Infected With Ebola
The death toll from the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West Africa as security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone’s capital Thursday looking for patients and others exposed to the disease.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
A Liberian health official says the Ebola outbreak is now above the control of its government.
Nancy Writebol of Charlotte is one of 2 American missionaries who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia.
Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
A spokeswoman for an aid organization says an American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Africa after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus.