Despite emails obtained by the Associated Press showing the organization held off declaring the deadly outbreak a public health emergency, WHO officials contend that diplomacy did not factor into its decision.
It is not known why the bandits stole the blood.
Dr. Martin Salia, who was being treated for Ebola after caring for patients in Sierra Leone, died Monday. He is the second person to die of Ebola in the U.S.
Teresa Romero Ramos, the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa, will be discharged Wednesday from a Madrid hospital.
The latest from BuzzFeed News on the response to Ebola in the United States. Previous coverage of the outbreak can be found here.
The World Health Organization has declared the country free of the highly contagious virus after six weeks with no new infections.
Lack of information and thick bureaucracy muddied relief efforts. Still, the WHO officially declared that the Ebola outbreak in Senegal ended on Friday.
The latest from BuzzFeed News on the Texas Ebola cases and what officials are doing about the outbreak.
The Texas hospital prescribed antibiotics and Tylenol for Thomas Eric Duncan’s first visit to the ER.
“In the 30 years I’ve been working in public health, the only thing like this has been AIDS,” CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said Thursday of the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
Updating: At least 10,717 people have died from an outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, according to the World Health Organization.
An ABC News video documented how it is easier to help dead Ebola patients than ones who are alive. Warning: disturbing images.
At least 3,700 children in West Africa have lost one or both parents to Ebola, according to UNICEF.
Federal health officials eased safety restrictions on a Canadian company’s experimental drug to treat Ebola. It has yet to be proven safe and effective.
Update: A dose of “experimental serum” will be used on Nancy Writebol, a North Carolina-based missionary who contracted the deadly virus in Liberia.