| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:06 AM
ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has closed its land borders with Ebola-affected West African neighbours Guinea and Liberia in an attempt to prevent the world's deadliest outbreak of the virus from spreading to its territory, the government said.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:47 PM
MONROVIA (Reuters) - A Liberian doctor who treated victims of an Ebola epidemic and then contracted the disease himself has died even though he was given the experimental drug ZMapp, Liberia's information minister said on Monday.
Abraham Borbor's death...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 6:37 AM
A Royal Air Force plane carrying a British citizen who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone took off from the airport in the capital Freetown on Sunday bound for Britain, a Reuters witness said.
The Briton, believed to be a medical volunteer...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:11 AM
MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines is pulling out almost 3,500 workers from three West African states due to the Ebola outbreak, the foreign ministry said on Sunday, a day after Filipino troops in Liberia were ordered to go home.
"We are preparing for...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Authorities in Senegal confirmed the country’s first Ebola case Friday, raising new fear about the disease’s spread through West Africa.
The country, the fifth afflicted in what is already the worst Ebola outbreak on record, is a major hub...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:55 PM
The United Nations health agency said Thursday that the world's worst Ebola outbreak is accelerating and could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control.
More than 3,000 suspected and confirmed cases have been reported in four...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 2:47 AM
FREETOWN/DAKAR (Reuters) - When two American aid workers recovered from Ebola after being treated with an experimental drug, the grieving family of Sierra Leone's most famous doctor wondered why he had been denied the same treatment before he died from...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A British national living in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola, the first Briton to fall victim to the deadly disease that has spread across the West African region since March, the Department of Health said on Saturday.
The World Health...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
A suspected Ebola outbreak in Central Africa has been traced to a pregnant woman who butchered a slain bush animal that had been given to her husband, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.
The Health Ministry in the Democratic Republic of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Two American aid workers, both seriously ill after being infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia, will be flown to the United States and treated in isolation at an Atlanta hospital, officials said on Friday.
A plane equipped to transport Dr. Kent...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:29 AM
BOYA Liberia/DAKAR (Reuters) - Para intentar controlar la epidemia de ébola que se extiende por África Occidental, Liberia puso en cuarentena remotas aldeas en el epicentro del virus, una medida que recuerda a los "pueblos de la plaga" de la Europa...