The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria, the latest country to report the virus, has increased to 13, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) today. Of the 13 cases reported...

As South Sudanese refugees poured into Ethiopia over the past two years, the Ethiopian government has been battling an outbreak of hepatitis E at three of the border refugee camps. Ethiopia is home to...

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The first meeting of the Emergency Committee convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) [IHR (2005)] regarding the 2014 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD, or “Ebola”)...

Two new wild poliovirus-1 (WPV-1) cases were reported in Cameroon, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. The two cases are from a refugee camp in the east of the country, among refugees...

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Early next week, WHO will convene a panel of medical ethicists to explore the use of experimental treatment in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Currently there is no registered medicine or vaccine...

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) yesterday hosted an on-the-record conference call on West Africa’s Ebola outbreak. CFR’s senior fellow for global health and author of the infectious...

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PRESS RELEASE Baptist leaders in West Africa have called for prayer and are taking precautionary measures to protect their constituencies and communities from the Ebola outbreak that is affecting Sierra...

The number of cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone has increased by 108 since the last update two days ago. In addition, 45 additional fatalities were added...

Nigerian health officials have confirmed the second case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in a doctor who treated Liberian national, Patrick Sawyer , according to an Associated Press report today. Health...

The outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), that one Russian virologist said is “worrying”, has grown by 163 cases during the past couple days, according to the World Health Organization (WHO)...