Ebola

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Diseases fly across borders, and these detectives go where the action...

Diseases don't have boundaries. When viruses like Zika, Ebola, MERS and SARS show themselves, these detectives head for the outbreak.

Liberia claims ‘monumental’ win over Ebola

Liberia's Ebola outbreak is over, the World Health Organization declares, more than 45 days after the last known Ebola transmission in Liberia.

African Union and U.S. aim to improve public health in Africa

The United States and the African Union partner to create the African Centres for Disease Control to improve public health across the continent.

After Ebola, ‘flow and rhythm’ of life revived in Liberia

After a horrific year beset by a devastating disease, Liberia may be close to liberation from Ebola. “Cases are now down 95 percent from the...

Progress on Ebola means kids back in school

Health care workers and military and other organizations from both inside and outside West African countries have worked hard to slow the Ebola virus...

Ebola cases decline, but the job is not yet done

Working together, West African scientists and health care workers, and their colleagues from the United States and other countries, have reduced the number of...
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Learning from Ebola

Though West Africa, with help from the international community, has made progress containing the Ebola virus outbreak, a long, hard fight remains to end...

Ebola survivors can help stop the outbreak

Ebola survivors may be critical in stopping the virus. They can't pass it on to others or get it again. Because of their immunity,...

Beyond the selfie: Social media that resonated in 2014

Social media meant more than selfies on Instagram and cat videos on YouTube in 2014. Those platforms — along with Facebook, Twitter and others...