The Congo outbreak was unrelated to the larger epidemic in West Africa. A total of 49 people have died from Ebola in the Congo since August.
Dr. Martin Salia contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone. He landed in Nebraska on Saturday afternoon, making him the 10th U.S. patient with Ebola.
The fishing boat was carrying people from Sierra Leone and Guinea.
The end of now former President Blaise Compaore’s 27-year rule has been long coming.
President Blaise Compaore is no longer in power a day after thousands demanded his ouster. Protesters set fire to the parliament ahead of Thursday’s vote to allow the president to extend his 27-year rule.
The girl recently arrived from Guinea accompanied by her grandmother, according to World Health Organization officials.
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“I wasn’t sure why they didn’t stop tourists visas a week ago from Africa. I wasn’t sure about that, why that hasn’t happened?”
“Cash rules everything around me.”
Diana Opoti reached into her closet and found 100 gorgeous ensembles that are defying cliches and inspiring buyers.
Samuel Fosso discovered the art of photography in the Central African Republic in the ‘70s after fleeing war-torn Nigeria as a child. Decades later, his work had to be rescued as conflict tore apart his adopted home.
Photographer Dubinskas Viktoras documented an epic scrum of animals migrating across a Serengeti river.
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The International Organization for Migration described Sunday’s incident as “the worst shipwreck in years.”
“We change each other[’s] lives with our stories. … If you offer to draw somebody, they feel very honored and they interpret as a mark of respect.”
This is reality, and it’s not pretty.
Stereotypically African orange skies and Acacia trees are hiding rich and varied stories. Don’t judge these books by their covers.
A PSA apparently meant for African-Americans.
On Sunday it was announced the man would receive the experimental Zmapp treatment, which the U.S. has now authorized for use in Liberia. However, the firm behind the serum said its supply has been exhausted.
The march took place as a strict anti-gay law is being fought over in Uganda’s highest court. There were no protesters, and the celebration was invitation-only.
The patient recently traveled to Nigeria, the latest country hit by the ongoing Ebola epidemic. Overall, there have been 13 cases of Ebola in Nigeria, including two deaths.
The World Health Organization is seeking “responsible” recommendations from a medical ethics panel on how — or if — to use experimental drugs against the growing outbreak.
Throughout Ramadan thousands of people have lost their homes and possessions to floods.
The ongoing Ebola epidemic in west Africa had killed 729 people as of the end of July.
UPDATED: Dr. Kent Brantly has arrived in Atlanta’s Emory Universtiy Hospital. Nancy Writebol is expected there next week. The State Department is coordinating the patients’ evacuation from Liberia, where they contracted the disease.
“If you’re a strong man, you should not feel threatened by strong women,” the president said.
Update: Dr. Kent Brantly landed in the U.S. on Saturday to receive treatment. Aid worker Nancy Writebol is expected to arrive next week. The epidemic has killed at least 660 people so far.
Terrorist group Boko Haram is suspected.
The three men were abducted June 18 in North Darfur. They spent the next 32 days as captives.