The group had been trying to educate locals on the risk of the virus in the remote southeast of the country. The dead are believed to include journalists, health workers, and a pastor.
The United Nations Security Council held a first-ever emergency session on Ebola on Thursday.
The president urges a swift international effort to combat Ebola in Africa, but admits it’s too late for many Africans.
President Obama will be briefed on the Ebola outbreak on Tuesday at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The president is ordering 3,000 military personnel to West Africa to help with the crisis.
Brantly was treated with the experimental treatment, ZMapp, which had never been used on humans before.
Dr. Olivet Buck is the fourth physician to die of the disease since the epidemic hit Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization said it was unable to pay to transport her to Germany, where she could have received treatment.
Liberians have been sounding the alarm for weeks. Why has real action on Ebola been so slow?
The foundation of Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates is pledging $50 million to the emergency efforts to contain Ebola in West Africa.
Initially, multiple government sources said the $22-million, 25-bed facility announced by the Pentagon on Monday was intended for foreign healthcare workers.
Updated: A doctor with World Health Organization who is infected with the virus is headed to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. WHO officials warned Monday that the virus is growing exponentially in Liberia.
Updated: Dr. Richard Sacra was driven by ambulance to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha after being flown in from Liberia on Friday.
The head of the Centers For Disease Control, returning from West Africa, says the Ebola outbreak is “the world’s first Ebola epidemic.”
Student infected by Ebola in Guinea traveled to Senegal seeking treatment.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease will conduct its first phase of human testing of an Ebola vaccine in September.
The World Health Organization says the deadly virus didn’t spread.
The facility shut its doors after its top doctor died, but now it’s bringing babies into the world by the dozen.
The deaths are this outbreak’s first cases reported outside of West Africa. More than 1,400 people have died so far, in the virus’ deadliest outbreak ever.
Nobody asked Jonathan Enders to turn his school’s kitchen into a cafeteria for Ebola’s first responders. It simply needed to be done.
Updated: Nancy Writebol was discharged from Emory Hospital on Tuesday and Dr. Kent Brantly was released Thursday. The lead doctor said their discharge poses no threat to public health.
The move is meant to contain what health officials had described as a hot spot of the disease in the capital.
A Liberian health official estimates 75% of Ebola deaths are women. That’s because they are the nation’s caregivers.
Everyone is afraid of the dead, so the funeral business is slow.
Ebola is at its most contagious in a human body when that body has just died.
A crowd in a slum in the capital of Liberia attacked an Ebola holding facility Saturday. As the government tries to save face, the residents try to separate truth from fiction.
Most hospitals and clinics in Liberia are closed so people are dying of preventable complications.
Doctors Without Borders has admitted its first patients to the biggest isolation facility it has ever built. But it’s still not going to be enough.
Fear and denial of the deadly virus are pervasive in Liberia. The mob exponentially increased the risk in one of the country’s biggest Ebola hot spots.
“This administration doesn’t have the desire, doesn’t have the will to actually stop it.”
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.
@YahooNews sent out a tweet about a fake Ebola outbreak in Atlanta.