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Newly Developed Ebola Vaccine Can Provide 100 Percent Protection Against Virus?

By R. A. Jayme - Dec 25, 2016 05:45 AM EST

In a scientific triumph that will change the way the world fights a terrifying killer, an experimental Ebola vaccine tested on humans in the waning days of the West African epidemic has been shown to provide 100 percent protection against the lethal disease.

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Ebola News Update: Infection Infects Four People In Guinea

By Jenn Loro - Mar 21, 2016 07:40 AM EDT

Two confirmed deaths linked to a fresh Ebola outbreak in the Guinea prompted aid agencies to deploy experts to investigate the matter. Since 2013, more than 11, 300 people have died following a series of outbreaks in various West African nations.

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Liberia Confirms 15-year-old Boy Died from Ebola, First Death in Months

By Cheri Cheng - Nov 24, 2015 02:09 PM EST

Liberia has confirmed that a 15-year-old boy has died after contracting the Ebola virus.

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Ebola Resurfaces In Sierra Leone With Teenager's Death

By Peter R - Sep 14, 2015 04:36 PM EDT

The 16-year-old girl may have contracted the virus after sex with an Ebola survivor.

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WHO Declares Liberia Ebola-Free

By Cheri Cheng - May 09, 2015 09:56 AM EDT

Liberia is officially free of Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced.

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'I was Made a PR Pawn When Fighting for Life' Claims Ebola Survivor Nurse Nina Pham In Suit Against Hospital

By Peter R - Mar 03, 2015 08:53 AM EST

Nina Pham has sued Texas Presbyterian Hospital for putting her at risk and using her as a PR Pawn.

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WHO Approves The First 15-Minute Ebola Test

By R. Siva Kumar - Feb 20, 2015 06:36 PM EST

Identifying ebola victims quickly, within 15 minutes, could lead to a breakthrough in treatment.


Ebola-Infected Corpses Contagious for More Than Seven Days After Death, Study

By Peter R - Feb 13, 2015 02:38 PM EST

A new study underscores the importance of safe disposal practices to avoid Ebola infections from corpses.

Scientists Developed Inhalable Ebola Vaccine with Successful Monkey Trials

CDC Employee Being Monitored for Ebola due to a Lab Error

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 25, 2014 11:32 AM EST

A CDC lab technician will be monitored for Ebola after a lab error exposed the employee to the virus.

Two nurses standing near Mayinga N'Seka, a nurse with Ebola virus disease in the 1976 outbreak in Zaire. N'Seka died a few days later.

Ebola Update: Gov't Tightens Health Security In Sierra Leone After Declared As Virus Hot Spot

By Maria Slither - Dec 18, 2014 10:38 AM EST

Health officers have conducted checkups in Sierra Leon. The place is said to have the second highest death toll caused by Ebola.

No Public Christmas Celebrations for Sierra Leone as Ebola Crisis Continues

Ebola Outbreak 2014: Sierra Leone Shuts Christmas Down

By Casey Morada - Dec 13, 2014 09:22 PM EST

Sierra Leone has announced Friday that all public celebrations over Christmas and New Year are banned due to the Ebola crisis.

 Lack of Ebola Care Sparks Protest Among Sierra Leone Doctors

Ebola Update: Lack of Care Sparks Protest among Sierra Leone Doctors

By Casey Morada - Dec 10, 2014 09:39 AM EST

Following the death of the tenth local doctor from Ebola last week, over 90 members of the Sierra Leone's Junior Doctors Association have gone on partial strike in protest of the lack of care for local medics who caught the virus while on duty.


WHO Ebola Update: Miscounted Death Rate by 1,000

By Peter R - Dec 03, 2014 09:52 AM EST

WHO admitted making a counting error in Liberia's deaths and has lowered the toll from 6,928 to 5,987.

New York's first Ebola patient wins battle against the disease

New York's first Ebola patient wins battle against the disease

By Dustin M Braden - Nov 11, 2014 06:41 PM EST

Dr. Craig Spencer of New York City recovered from Ebola and was discharged from the hospital earlier today, November 11.

Burial Team in Sierra Leone Goes on Strike;  Dumps  Bodies of Ebola Victims on Streets

President of Liberia asks Obama for help to deal with Ebola

By Dustin M Braden - Sep 13, 2014 01:50 PM EDT

The Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf pleaded with U.S. president Obama for assistance to help the country cope with the mounting Ebola crisis.

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