Ebola vaccine trial proves 100% successful in Guinea

Rapid development and testing of drug may bring current epidemic in west Africa to an end and control future outbreaks, experts say.

Free online course looks at the science behind the Ebola outbreak

This two-week free course seeks to explain why it has occurred on this scale and how it can be controlled.

The World Health Organization’s ebola response

Podcast interview with Roberto Bertollini, from the World Health Organization, about their strategy to control ebola.

Ebola crisis pushes health linkups to top of agenda

Specialists claim that researches and academic circles should be better employed in the fight against Ebola.

Second test proves Guinea man in Brazil does not have Ebola

Aline Leal reports from Agência Brasil Brazil’s Ministry of Health announced yesterday (Oct 13) that the second screening of a patient suspected of being infected with Ebola came out negative. Souleymane Bah, 47, came from Guinea to Brazil through several countries. The Evandro Chagas Institute, in Belém, Pará, has confirmed that he has not contracted...

Brazil reports first suspected Ebola case

Souleymane Bah, a 47 year old missionary coming from Guinea, is being treated in the Institute of infectology Evandro Chagas, Fiocruz.

Ebola in West Africa: the economic implications

At the request of HCSM, Gareth Austin, from the International History Department of the Graduate Institute in Geneva, provides a panorama of the ebola epidemic in Africa.