WHO Issues Update on Ebola Situation
Earlier this week, President Obama announced US troop assistance to curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa. But even as more international partners offer their support, cases of infection continue to rise.
UK Trial of Ebola Vaccine Begins
Ruth Atkins, 48, was the first volunteer to receive a candidate Ebola vaccine in a University of Oxford trial Thursday.
US Troops to Aid in Ebola Fight
In an effort to fight the West African Ebola outbreak, the US has pledged to send troops to Liberia.
CDC Releases Checklist for Ebola Preparedness
As the Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, health officials in the US are asking health care workers to prepare to act if the disease spreads.
Health Officials Struggle to Respond to Ebola Outbreak
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa isn't showing many signs of slowing. According to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of new Ebola cases is climbing at such a rate that health authorities are struggling to manage them.
WHO Supports Blood Transfusions to Fight Ebola
Health officials are looking for ways to curb the spread of Ebola as the outbreak in West Africa worsens. Experts gathered by the World Health Organization (WHO) have recommended that researchers focus on some specific vaccines and treatments.
Aid Group Calls for More Help in Ebola Fight
Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a "roadmap" to guide the international response to what is now the largest Ebola outbreak in history. But Doctors Without Borders said world leaders' responses have been inadequate.
CDC Advises Colleges to Watch for Ebola
Students are returning to college campuses across the United States. But some may have plans to study abroad — maybe in West Africa. Due to the Ebola outbreak ravaging that region, US health officials are warning against such travel.
Animal-to-Human Transfer Caused Ebola Outbreak
Researchers continue to search for answers in the the West African Ebola outbreak — now the largest in history. One research team has made a discovery that could lead to improved treatments and vaccines for the deadly virus.
NIH to Study Potential Ebola Vaccine
With more than 1,500 suspected deaths from Ebola virus disease in the recent West African outbreak, health officials are scrambling to test vaccines that could slow the spread of the virus.