The third Ebola patient from the United States have undergone a successful treatment using experimental drugs.
More than 140 world leaders attended the high-level meeting regarding Ebola in the UN General Assembly.
The Department of Health attained 63% of its target in its free vaccination program with 7 million children vaccinated against measles and 8 million children vaccinated against polio.
After the 5-day free vaccination program against polio and measles, health workers went on a door-to-door visit to ensure that all children 5 years and below receive vaccination.
NEW YORK Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:00pm EDT (Reuters) – The State Department on Wednesday named Nancy Powell, the former U.S. ambassador to India, to coordinate Washington’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The epidemic has already killed more than 2,000 people – more than the combined total of all previous Ebola outbreaks – more of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where it has overwhelmed fragile health services. U.S. President Barack […]
By James Giahyue MONROVIA Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:11pm EDT (Reuters) – The head of a treatment center in Liberia, the country worst-hit by West Africa’s deadly Ebola outbreak, has urged survivors of the disease to donate their blood for use in treating infected patients. The epidemic has already killed over 2,800 people – more than the combined total of all previous Ebola outbreaks – most of them in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where […]
Volunteers in US and UK received injections of experimental Ebola vaccine.
As Sierra Leone begins a three-day national lockdown to fight the Ebola outbreak, international organizations studies the program’s financial implications.
The United Nation Security Council unanimously adopts a resolution that calls the Ebola outbreak in Africa an international threat topeace and security.
More than 30 children were killed after receiving contaminated measles vaccine in Syria. Said incident occurred in Idlib, northern province of Syria. Because of this incident, the free vaccination program was temporarily stopped while investigation continues.
By David Morgan WASHINGTON Wed Sep 17, 2014 8:25pm EDT (Reuters) – The first planeload of hospital equipment in the U.S. military’s battle against West Africa’s deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia on Friday, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. The United States hopes its expanded effort to contain the spread of the virus will help rally other countries in ramping up the global response to the epidemic, U.S. aid official Nancy Lindborg […]
United States President Barack Obama said the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is spiraling out of control and the global community should do more to stop the problem.