Jan 15, 2017

Study uncovers long-term effects of deadly Ebola virus

People who survive Ebola may still battle debilitating health problems a year after being declared infection-free, according to an ongoing trial in Guinea that highlighted the need for patient follow-up. Three-quarters of survivors had post-Ebola symptoms when they enrolled for the trial about a ...

Ebola epidemic over but U.N. expects further flare-ups

Jan 14, 2016

Ebola epidemic over but U.N. expects further flare-ups

West Africa can expect flare-ups of Ebola in the coming year even if the world’s worst outbreak of the disease is declared effectively over, U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday. The World Health Organization on Thursday declared Liberia Ebola-free, joining Guinea and Sierra Leone, ...

Guarded elation as WHO, again, declares Liberia Ebola-free

Sep 4, 2015

Guarded elation as WHO, again, declares Liberia Ebola-free

The World Health Organization said on Thursday that Ebola-ravaged Liberia was once again free of the deadly virus, prompting muted celebrations in the capital Monrovia. The West African nation, where thousands died at the height of the epidemic last year, has already been declared ...