Monday February 02, 2015
Here are key dates in the current Ebola epidemic, the worst ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever which first surfaced in 1976 in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tuesday January 20, 2015
Medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières has called on pharmaceutical companies to cut the price of children's vaccines and to reform the way they are produced and sold.
Friday December 19, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged local communities in west Africa to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease.
Thursday November 13, 2014
80 US troops sent to help fight the Ebola outbreak in Liberia have returned to the United States and now face a 21-day period of monitored isolation.
Friday October 24, 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) has set out plans for speeding up development of experimental Ebola vaccines, saying hundreds of thousands of doses should be ready for use in West Africa by the middle of 2015.
Wednesday October 15, 2014
Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976, with almost 4, 500 dead so far.
The virus has killed nearly 4,500 people.
Thursday October 09, 2014
International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976.
Saturday October 04, 2014
A French nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Liberia has been cured of the deadly virus, the French health minister has said.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
A French volunteer working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Liberia has contracted the Ebola virus, the medical charity said in a statement on Wednesday.
Tuesday September 02, 2014
US President Barack Obama has told west Africans that Ebola could be beaten, but cautioned that it would not be easy to stem the spread of the deadly disease.