LONDON, Jan 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A decline in Ebola cases in West Africa must not result in a loss of vigilance because a single new case is enough to reignite an outbreak, international medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Monday.
MONROVIA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Liberia, once the epicentre of West Africa 's deadly Ebola epidemic, has just five remaining confirmed cases of the disease, a senior health official said on Friday, highlighting the country's success in halting new infections.
GENEVA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Progress in halting the spread of Ebola in West Africa will depend on mobilising funding and aid workers before the rainy season hits in April-May, but the World Health Organisation
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The worst-ever Ebola epidemic is waning, but after ravaging three West African nations and spreading fear from Dallas to Madrid, it has hammered home the message that the world needs a better detective system for emerging diseases.
LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The first batch of GlaxoSmithKline's experimental Ebola vaccine has been shipped to West Africa and is expected to arrive in Liberia later on Friday, the British drugmaker said.
GENEVA, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic in West Africa appears to be ebbing, with fewer than 150 cases reported in the past week, but efforts must be pursued to stamp out the deadly disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.
FREETOWN, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Schools in Sierra Leone will reopen in March, the West African nation's government said on Wednesday, eight months after students were sent home and classes shuttered following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 21 (Reuters) - United Nations agencies need a final $1 billion to fight West Africa 's deadly Ebola epidemic as experts move to a new phase involving a massive detective operation to trace remaining cases, the U.N. Ebola chief said on Wednesday.
BAMAKO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Mali's health minister declared the West African nation free of Ebola on Sunday following a 42-day period without a new case of the deadly virus.
NIAMEY, Jan 17 (Reuters) - At least three people were killed in protests in the Niger capital against French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Saturday, police sources said, bringing the death toll to eight from two days of violence in the West African country.