Poor sanitation and overcrowded health facilities are being blamed for a cholera outbreak in Ghana’s capital city of Accra, according to an AFP report via ReliefWeb. The outbreak of cholera, which...

Between 12 and 13 August 2014, a total of 152 new cases of Ebola virus disease (laboratory-confirmed, probable, and suspect cases) as well as 76 deaths were reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra...

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today convened a United Nations system-wide coordination meeting in response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which is now affecting more than 1 million people...

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak that began in Guinea this March has sickened 510 and killed 377 people to date and today the government in the West African country declared the outbreak a “health...

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases and fatalities continued to climb on 10 and 11 August 2014, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) today. A total of 128 new cases of Ebola virus...

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West Africa is experiencing the largest, most severe and most complex outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history. Ebola outbreaks can be contained using available interventions like early detection and...

A day after it was reported that a Spanish priest who contracted Ebola in Liberia was to receive the “experimental serum”, ZMapp, hospital officials announced today that he had died. ABC News...

With the addition of 52 more Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) during the past several days, it brought the total death toll in the West Africa Zaire Ebolavirus outbreak over 1,000, according to the latest data...

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A half-day orientation on Ebola virus disease outbreak preparedness and response organized by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) took place last Wednesday in Addis Ababa. The orientation workshop was...

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...