Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for AfricaThe World Health Organization has declared the spread of Ebola in West Africa "an international health emergency". Officials say a co-ordinated international response is...
West African Ebola outbreak caused by new strain of virusThe virus that has caused a deadly Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a new strain that emerged locally, possibly transmitted by fruit bats, virologists have said.
Paris laboratory loses deadly SARS virus samplesThe Pasteur Institute in Paris has asked the authorities to investigate the disappearance of more than 2,000 vials containing fragments of the SARS virus, while insisting that miss...
Guinea confirms deadly fever is Ebola virusGuinea has received confirmation that a mysterious disease that has killed up to 59 people in the West African country, and may have spread to neighboring Sierra Leone, is the hemo...