Africa Health

Sierra Leone's president Ernest Bai Koroma (L) is handed the keys to an ambulance by U.S. Embassy representative Kathleen FitzGibbon (C), one of five ambulances donated by the U.S., in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Sept. 10, 2014.

Sierra Leone to ‘Close Down’ Over Ebola Containment Measure

Information minister says exercise aims to curb escalating disease infection rate More

In this photo taken on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, a sign reading 'Kill Ebola Before Ebola Kill You', on a gate forming part of the country's Ebola awareness campaign in the city of  Freetown, Sierra Leone.  Shoppers crowded streets and markets in Sierra Leon

Ebola Awareness Campaign Begins

Government goal is to reach all 6 million in country More

Health workers in protective gear move the  body of a person that they suspect dyed form the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Sept. 16, 2014.

Photogallery Acceleration Seen in Ebola Outbreak, Death Toll Exceeds 2,600

West Africa reports more than 700 new Ebola cases in a week; UN Security Council to discuss international response More

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on the Ebola virus on Capitol Hill Sept. 17, 2014.

US Official Tries to Allay Fear Ebola Could Become Airborne

Some infectious disease specialists voice concern disease could acquire new mode of transmission -- through inhalation, much like the common flu bug More

Health workers in protective gear move the  body of a person that they suspect dyed form the Ebola virus in Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. The number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could end up cos

Ebola Deals Economic Blow

World Bank Group releases assessment of West Africa epidemic More


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Malaysia to Send 20M Latex Gloves to West Africa

Southeast Asian nation, which produces about 60 percent of the world's supply of latex medical gloves, offers them to Ebola-stricken nations
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UNICEF warns the deadly outbreak is threatening to wipe out all of the hard-earned gains for young people in country
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