WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

Oct 25, 2014

WHO eyes mass Ebola vaccines by mid-2015

Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said Friday, after a new case of the virus was reported in New York and a 2-year-old girl died in the first case in ...

Oct 25, 2014

Ebola.com domain sold for $200,000

The owners of the website Ebola.com have scored a big payday with the outbreak of the epidemic, selling the domain for more than $200,000 in cash and stock. The deal highlights the rewards and risk of trading and speculating in domain names that see ...

Oct 24, 2014

WHO voices confidence no wider spread of Ebola in Africa

The World Health Organization said on Thursday it was still trying to slow the rate of new infections but had “reasonable confidence” that the Ebola virus plaguing three West African countries had not spread into neighboring states. Asked whether countries such as Guinea Bissau, ...

Doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola

Oct 24, 2014

Doctor in New York City tests positive for Ebola

A Doctors Without Borders physician who recently returned to New York City after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, according to preliminary test results, city officials said Thursday. He’s the fourth confirmed case in the U.S. and the ...

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone treatment center

Oct 23, 2014

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone treatment center

Dozens of Ebola survivors were discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone’s capital on Wednesday and told they were virus-free. The third group released from the Hastings Treatment center, which included 45 patients, were also issued with health certificates they proudly held up. ...