West Africa

A staff member of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse prepares to treat the entrance to a hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Troops From Southeast Embark For Ebola Fight

About 100 soldiers from bases in North Carolina and Georgia are on their way to West Africa to help in the fight against Ebola.

11/11/2014

Dr. Kent Brantly speaks during a press conference. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Ebola Survivor Says More Aid Needed For Victims

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.

11/05/2014

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WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be Seen

A World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.

10/15/2014

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Drugmaker Provides Experimental Antiviral Drug For Ebola Patients

A North Carolina drugmaker says it is providing an experimental antiviral drug for patients with Ebola, an emergency step authorized by the Food and Drug Administration.

10/06/2014

Doctors at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and representatives from SIM speak to members of the media at the UNMC about the arrival of Ebola patient Rick Sacra on Sept. 5, 2014 in Omaha, Neb. (credit: Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Doctor Infected With Ebola Making Progress, But ‘Too Early To Say He Has Turned A Corner’

The Nebraska doctors treating the man who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia said Sunday that he is making progress, but it’s not yet clear if he will recover.

09/08/2014

Emory University Hospital is seen on Aug. 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Ga. (credit: Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

Husband Of Woman Who Contracted Ebola: ‘This Is Something That God Has Given Us In Our Lives’

David Writebol and his wife Nancy expected to enter a world of poverty, pain and suffering when they left home last year for missionary work in Liberia. They accepted the risks, having faith that God would ensure their safety.

08/14/2014

A staff member of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse prepares to treat the entrance to a hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

08/01/2014

A picture taken on July 24, 2014 shows staff of the Christian charity Samaritan's Purse putting on protective gear in the ELWA hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia. (credit: ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images)

Liberian Official: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Above The Control Of The National Government’

A Liberian health official says the Ebola outbreak is now above the control of its government.

07/31/2014

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