WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

World / Science & Health May 15, 2017

WHO confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed on Sunday a second case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo after an outbreak this week of 17 other suspected cases. Health officials are trying to trace 125 people thought to be linked to the cases identified in ...

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

World / Politics Apr 16, 2015

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

President Barack Obama met with the presidents of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia at the White House on Wednesday to pledge more U.S. support for the nations hardest-hit by the Ebola virus. Obama also used the meeting to mark progress the U.S. has made in ...

World / Science & Health Apr 2, 2015

As cases ease, Sierra Leone ready to lay off Ebola workers

Sierra Leonean President Ernest Bai Koroma said on Wednesday authorities would soon start laying off staff recruited to fight Ebola as the numbers of cases decline, but these workers would be employed elsewhere, where possible. Sierra Leone and neighboring Liberia and Sierra Leone are battling ...