The CDC has sent a team of five experts to help in an international effort to fight an outbreak of Ebola threatening at least three west African nations.
French medical teams are at Conakry Airport in the Republic of Guinea to help reduce the spread of Ebola in Africa.
Missionaries and other aid workers wonder: Should they leave West Africa or go there to help battle a virus that has killed hundreds.
It’s deadly, there’s no cure, and yes, it could come here.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf tells NBC News' Chris Jansing that mandatory quarantines are an overreaction due to fear.
An experimental Ebola vaccine completely protected people from the killer virus at the end of the west African epidemic, researchers report.
In at least one village in Sierra Leone, it seems that up to a quarter of those infected may never have known it.
The Ebola virus mutated early on in the 2013-2016 West African epidemic, taking on a simple change that made it infect human cells more easily.
Nina Pham, one of two nurses who caught Ebola while treating a patient at a Dallas hospital, has settled her lawsuit against the hospital.
The Ebola virus can linger for a year or even longer in the semen of some men, researchers reported Tuesday.
Virologists cleaning up after the Ebola epidemic in West Africa say people who had malaria when they caught Ebola were more likely to survive.
Researchers are launching a study testing a new drug in men who still have evidence of Ebola virus in their semen months after they’ve recovered.
The latest outbreak of Ebola is over in Liberia, WHO says. That leaves no countries in West Africa with any known cases of the killer virus.
A fifth person has died of Ebola in southeast Guinea, raising concerns that a recent flare-up of the deadly virus could spread.
The former head of U.N. field operations calls it a "black hole" of bureaucracy.
Health workers are rushing to the site of a fresh Ebola outbreak in Guinea to bolster efforts to contain the virus .
Two people have tested positive for Ebola in Guinea, the government said on Thursday, hours after the WHO declared neighboring Sierra Leone Ebola-free
From headaches and memory loss to vision problems and infected semen, Ebola survivors are suffering serious, long-term effects.
Ebola’s back, just hours after West Africa officially hit zero. A woman who died in Sierra Leone was diagnosed with Ebola Thursday evening.
Experts warn that there is still a risk of the disease's re-emergence because of persistence of the virus in a proportion of survivors.
Ebola patients given blood from survivors didn't seem to be helped by the treatment, a study finds.
Fear-mongering and ignorance drove states to force health workers into quarantine when they returned from fighting Ebola in West Africa, a report says
An entire Liberian family was being treated at a special Ebola unit Friday after a 10-year-old boy tested positive for the virus.
Nubia, just three weeks old, fought off Ebola with the help of loving arms and some experimental drugs.
The Guinean Ministry of Health has started the countdown to the end of Ebola in Guinea with Nubia, a newborn who survived the deadly infection.
A baby girl in Guinea, who was the last known Ebola patient in a two-year West African epidemic, has recovered, health officials say.
No new cases of Ebola were reported in Guinea last week. Officials aren't quite ready to say it's the end, though.
There were celebrations in Sierra Leone Saturday as the World Health Organization declared the country free of Ebola transmissions.
The state had "no medical, epidemiological or legal grounds to hold me," Hickox says, alleging false imprisonment.
A British nurse who suffered a rare and potentially deadly complication from Ebola is better, doctors said Wednesday.
The Ebola virus can linger in a man’s semen for nine months or longer, researchers report.
A nurse who’s back in the hospital 10 months after recovering from Ebola is now “critically ill” in a hospital in Scotland.
A British nurse, Pauline Cafferty, is back in the hospital this week in serious condition with complications from her bout with Ebola in January.
British nurse Pauline Cafferkey was flown from Scotland to London before being readmitted to the hospital where she received treatment more than nine months.
Ebola has been detected again in British nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who was thought to have made a full recovery earlier this year.
The three West African countries at the heart of the Ebola epidemic had their first week with no new cases since the outbreak was declared in March.
Travelers entering the U.S. from Liberia will no longer be screened for Ebola.
ZMapp, an experimental drug being tested against Ebola, has won fast-track status to get quicker Food and Drug Administration approval.
Weak leadership, shoddy supplies and infighting worsened a chaotic situation in the battle against Ebola, an AP investigation finds.
Liberia’s free of Ebola again after going 42 days without a case, but health officials are wary, because the virus has returned before.
Ebola cases have plummeted in the three West African countries hit by the worst epidemic of the virus, but health officials say it’s not over yet.
An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work, according to early study results.
In his own words, Dr. Brantly discusses the need for awareness, and explains why his family returned to the west African nation.
The Ebola virus is still lurking and spreading undetected until it kills people in West Africa, WHO says.
The WHO bungled its response to the growing epidemic of Ebola in West Africa by relying too much on slow diplomacy, a new report finds.
Liberia on alert as corpse of 17-year-old boy found with Ebola, sparking fears country could face another outbreak nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free.
A Canadian company testing an experimental drug against Ebola has closed down the trial and concluded the drug will not help patients.
Does Ebola stay in your eyes after you recover? Can it spread via semen? Why does it cause achey joints?
A steady decline in Ebola cases has stopped and the numbers are ticking up again in Guinea and Sierra Leone, the WHO says.
The Ebola epidemic is slowing even more, with just nine new cases reported in Sierra Leone and Guinea last week, the World Health Organization says.
Liberia may be Ebola-free, but it's not out of the woods yet.
Liberia is free of Ebola after going 42 days without any new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Saturday.
The Ebola virus, known to lurk in semen for months after recovery, also can stay in the eye for weeks, researchers reported Thursday.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has slowed to its lowest rate of the year, WHO says, and Liberia’s just on the brink of being declared Ebola-free.
An American infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone has fully recovered and left a special treatment unit at the National Institutes of Health.
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa shows further signs of winding down, with just 30 new cases reported in the last week, WHO says
An American health worker who caught Ebola in Sierra Leone is better, the National Institutes of Health said Tuesday.
An experimental Ebola vaccine appears to safely protect people against infection and without causing feared side effects such as arthritis.
An American health worker being treated for Ebola has improved, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.
The death of an Ebola-stricken woman in Liberia has prompted officials to urge survivors to abstain from sex temporarily.
An American health worker being treated for Ebola has improved from critical to serious condition, the National Institutes of Health said Thursday.
Ebola takes hold quicker in the very youngest patients and kills more of them, a new report finds.
WHO and the Liberian government say they are checking into the possibility that a woman caught Ebola from a survivor she was dating.
The killings happened when a delegation of health care workers visited Womey last September to raise awareness about how to combat Ebola.
A patient has tested positive for Ebola in Liberia's capital, deflating hopes that the country had beaten the disease after weeks with no new cases.
A memo said that declaring an international emergency or even convening a committee to discuss it "could be seen as a hostile act."
Experts on the ground in Sierra Leone tell how Ebola can fool people even now, a year into the worst epidemic ever.
At least 15 Americans were exposed to Ebola from a single, infected U.S. healthcare worker and have been or will be brought back to the U.S., CDC says
Dr. Phil Smith, of the Biocontainment Unit at the University of Nebraska explains the procedures for treating an American health care provider who was exposed to Ebola while working in Sierra Leone.
An American being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington, D.C. is now in critical condition, the NIH said Monday.
A charity says 10 of its workers whocame to the aid of an Ebola-infected colleague are being evacuated to the United States for observation.
Several more Americans who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus are being evacuated from Sierra Leone, the CDC says.
A U.S. healthcare worker being treated for Ebola at the National Institutes of health has few treatment options.
The Ebola epidemic that began in 2014 marks the world's deadliest outbreak of the disease.
An American healthcare worker infected with Ebola in Sierra Leone is in serious condition at the National Institutes of Health outside Washington.
Another American healthcare worker has been infected with Ebola and will be admitted to a special unit at the NIH.
A thankful Beatrice Yardolo, Liberia's last Ebola patient, left the hospital to cheers of delight from friends and family.
An American doctor who feared he infected himself with Ebola was the first human to get an experimental vaccine.
A new Ebola vaccine trial starts in Guinea this week, this one using the same “ring vaccination” strategy that eliminated smallpox in the 1970s.
Where else could an epidemic of Ebola or some other disease come? Try Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan or Niger.
The lawsuit claims that the hospital ignored the dangers of Ebola and failed to prepare for the possibility it might receive a patient with the disease.
The 26-year-old nurse says she has nightmares, body aches and insomnia as a result of contracting the disease.
Sam-Sumana is in a 21-day quarantine after one of his bodyguards died of Ebola amid a worrying surge in new infections in the West African nation.
Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol and her husband David are two volunteers helping to test an experimental vaccine against the deadly virus.
Nancy and David Writebol are headed back to Liberia Sunday, eight months after she became the second American infected with the Ebola virus.
A scathing report says the U.S. failed ethically in its response to Ebola -- and risked lives in the process
An experimental pill may help patients with Ebola - if they get it before they're too sick.
The CDC is helping prepare for a new Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone, the country that’s now the worst hit by the Ebola epidemic.
Liberia has seen the highest death toll from the Ebola epidemic, with 3,800 killed.
U.S. government officials have scraped up enough ZMapp, the drug used to treat a U.S. Ebola patient, to start testing it in sick people in Liberia.
The Ebola virus can live in and on the body of a victim for as long as seven days, researchers found.
When the Ebola epidemic struck Liberia, American Katie Meyler got on the first flight she could to help the children she knew would desperately need it.
Dr. Rick Sacra, a Massachusetts doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Liberia in September, talks about returning to Liberia.
President Obama said the U.S. fight against Ebola has moved to a new phase, from struggling to control the deadly virus to working to eliminate it.
The U.S. military is pulling most of its troops from Ebola-affected Liberia, and more than half of them are already out, the Defense Department said Tuesday night.
"The flares that we're seeing are usually because there has been an unsafe burial, probably done secretly," said U.N. special envoy Dr. David Nabarro.
Donations poured in fast to fight Ebola, but bureaucracy means the money's not getting where it's needed.
The WHO’s announcement of less than 100 Ebola cases in the last week has prompted agency and government efforts to shift towards Ebola eradication.
Dr. Craig Spencer told WNYC he wants to bring attention to the frail health systems of countries still grappling with Ebola.
There’s some good news out of the Ebola epidemic.
Could a business approach work for global public health? The World Bank president thinks so.
Cafferkey was the first person to have been diagnosed with Ebola on British soil. "I am just happy to be alive," she said in a statement.
The first Ebola vaccines will be shipped to West Africa Friday, loaded aboard a commercial flight from Brussels, Belgium, to Liberia.
The first vaccines and drugs to fight Ebola are just about ready to be rolled out for real-life testing in West Africa.