When Doctors Without Borders called nurse Kim Federici to join their forces fighting Ebola in spring 2014, she answered without reservation.
By Larisa Epatko
A vaccine against the Ebola virus – the first of its kind in the disease’s 40-year recorded history – shows promise in trials in Guinea, according to a report released Friday in the medical journal Lancet.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Following more than a month during which no new Ebola cases were reported in the country, Liberia was officially declared Ebola-free on Saturday by the World Health Organization.
By Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The president of Liberia will visit the United States later this month, her first trip to the country since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
In our news wrap Monday, about 600 people will participate in the first large-scale Ebola vaccine trials. Tests of two potential vaccines may ultimately involve 27,000 people. Also, civilians in the embattled Donetsk province in Eastern Ukraine ran for cover…
By Joshua Barajas
With fewer than 150 cases reported in the last week, the Ebola outbreak seems to be slowing in the hardest hit West African countries, the World Health Organization said Thursday.
Schools in Liberia are reopening next month now that the Ebola outbreak, which has killed thousands, appears to be under control. The students are more than ready to return, says a school nurse in the capital Monrovia.
The nonprofit More Than Me helps girls in Liberia’s West Point slum get an education and stay off the streets. But when Ebola hit last summer, the organization shifted gears to assist in the fight.
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, Liberia’s president lifted a state of emergency that restricted citizen movement, citing progress against Ebola. More than half of the more than 5,000 people who have died from the disease have been from that country.
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