THE OUTBREAK

From The New York Times, Friday, October 31st, 2014: For six years, Mayra Martinez had been going to the same beautician in Queens, and considered her a friend. On Saturday, while...

(Reuters) – Nine cases of Ebola have been seen in the United States since the beginning of August. A Liberian man who died Oct. 8 in a Dallas, Texas, hospital was...

The recall of raw pork products due to possible E. coli contamination has been expanded to more stores in Calgary and Edmonton. Raw pork products bought at Trimming Fresh Meat (6219...

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed 2,288 people, with half of them dying in the last three weeks, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. It said that 47% of...

Ebola has struck an area in the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with at least two confirmed fatal cases, but authorities say it is not the same...

Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease will begin next week by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes...

(Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo has sent its health minister and a team of experts to the remote northern Equateur province after several people died there from a disease with...

There are conflicting reports over the fate of 17 suspected Ebola patients who vanished after a quarantine centre in the Liberian capital was looted. An angry mob attacked the centre in...

A World Health Organization (WHO) ethics panel said today that it’s ethical to use unlicensed experimental drugs and vaccines to fight West Africa’s Ebola epidemic, as media reports said the last...

  A US House committee heard grim testimony today on West Africa’s Ebola epidemic, with an official of a leading aid group asserting that inaction by the rest of the world...