In Guangdong, nervy Chinese ramp up Ebola watch

Oct 31, 2014

In Guangdong, nervy Chinese ramp up Ebola watch

by Yimou Lee

Chinese authorities have identified the southern province of Guangdong, home to Asia’s biggest African population, as a front line in their efforts to prevent the deadly Ebola virus from entering mainland China. The province, bordering Hong Kong, has proven susceptible to infectious diseases in ...

Oct 31, 2014

North Korea cracking down on a distant threat: Ebola

North Korea announced Thursday it will quarantine foreigners entering the country for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus, even though no cases of the disease have been reported anywhere in Asia, and very few foreigners are allowed to enter. ...

Patient Zero in Ebola outbreak was Guinean toddler

Oct 29, 2014

Patient Zero in Ebola outbreak was Guinean toddler

In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began, 14 graves mark the spot where the lethal virus began to spiral out of control. International aid workers who recently visited Meliandou say nothing is normal anymore and that families have been ...

Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000 mark: WHO

Oct 25, 2014

Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000 mark: WHO

More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest ever outbreak of ...