Recent recurrence of Ebola in Sierra Leone declared over

Mar 18, 2016

Recent recurrence of Ebola in Sierra Leone declared over

The World Health Organization and Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation announced the end of the recent flare-up of Ebola in the West African country. The declaration came 42 days, comprising two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus, since the last confirmed Ebola ...

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, ...