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, ...