The SIM USA physician who contracted Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has been identified by the Christian missionary organization as 51-year-old Massachusetts doctor, Dr. Rick Sacra, the organization announced...

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The Minister of Health of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, has now reported 3 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease in Port Harcourt, the country’s oil hub. Additional suspected cases are being investigated. Background...

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director, Dr. Tom Frieden just returned from West Africa to get a bird’s eye view of the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak, the largest...

Less than two weeks of the recovery and release of Ebola infected health workers, Samaritan’s Purse physician, Dr. Kent Brantly and SIM USA nurse, Nancy Writebol, the  international Christian mission...

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Results from virus sequencing of samples from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were received last night. The virus is the Zaire strain, in a lineage most closely related to...

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2 September 2014, Rome – Disruptions in food trade and marketing in the three West African countries most affected by Ebola have made food increasingly expensive and hard to come by, while labor...

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Between 28 July and 18 August 2014, a...

In a follow-up to the news of the first case of Ebola in Senegal, the country’s Ministry of Health and Social Welfare reports the patient, a student at a university in Guinea Conakry, is in “satisfactory”...

A university student from Guinea, who contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in that country, who traveled to Senegal has become the country’s first Ebola case. According to an Associated Press...

Nigeria has reported it’s sixth wild poliovirus -1 (WPV 1) case of the year in Kano State, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Wednesday. This most recent case, which had...