Bellevue is one of eight hospitals in New York equipped to handle patients diagnosed with Ebola

Doctor in New York being tested for Ebola

23 Oct A New York City hospital is running Ebola tests on a doctor who returned to the US from West Africa with a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms, according to the city's health department.

Air pollution is associated with more than 400,000 premature deaths a year in the European Union

Concern over level of air pollutants

23 Oct The Environmental Protection Agency has found that levels of certain cancer causing pollutants in Ireland are significantly above the levels recommended by the World Health Organization.

Teresa Romero was cleared of the deadly virus by doctors at Madrid's Carlos III hospital this week

Five discharged after Ebola tests in Spain

23 Oct A Spanish hospital has released five patients who had been under observation in an isolation ward after having been in contact with a nurse who was infected with Ebola.

Around €4m to €5m was spent on design fees for the Mater site

€35m lost on abandoned Mater site plans

23 Oct Around €35m is expected to be written off for the design and other work related to the abandoned plan to have the new National Children's Hospital at the Mater Hospital site.

The new restrictions will come into effect tomorrow at US airports

Five US airports dedicated to Ebola screening

21 Oct Travellers entering the US whose trips originated in Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports from tomorrow that have enhanced screening in place.

The Nigerian Minister of Water Resources washes hands with school children as part of an Ebola campaign

EU to step up measures to tackle Ebola

20 Oct EU foreign ministers have agreed to guarantee appropriate healthcare for European volunteer doctors and nurses who are contemplating travelling to west Africa to help combat the Ebola virus.

Tests on Teresa Romero hospitalised earlier this month with a high fever returned negative

Spanish nurse tests negative for Ebola

19 Oct The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests in a Madrid hospital has been cleared of the virus in preliminary tests.

42 have passed since a Guinean man who travelled to Dakar tested positive for Ebola

Senegal declared Ebola free by WHO

17 Oct The WHO has said that the Ebola outbreak in Senegal is officially over, but it remains vulnerable to further cases of the deadly disease being brought into the country.

Barack Obama speaks with members of his cabinet about the fight against  Ebola during a meeting at the White House

Ebola must be attacked at source - Obama

15 Oct US President Barack Obama has said the international community must do more to help African nations struggling to control the Ebola outbreak and warned if it rages out of control in west Africa it will spread globally.