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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies
Sheik Umar Khan becomes second specialist to die, as West Africa grapples with worst outbreak of virus on record.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2014 18:36 GMT
Ebola forces Liberia to shut border crossings
President orders most crossings closed and restricts public gatherings as worst outbreak in history continues to spread.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 08:04 GMT
Ebola virus spreads to Liberia medical staff
High-profile Liberian doctor dies and two American aid workers, including a physician, are infected as crisis deepens.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2014 00:51 GMT
Nigeria monitors borders over Ebola death
Crackdown comes as Liberian authorities search for woman whose family removed her from hospital following diagnosis.
Last updated: 26 Jul 2014 13:31 GMT
Ebola reaches Nigeria with death of Liberian
Nigerian officials confirm man quarantined after showing signs of virus at Lagos airport was infected with Ebola.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2014 20:10 GMT
Nigeria tests for first suspected Ebola case
Man from Liberia in hospital with symptoms of disease, which has killed hundreds in West Africa in latest outbreak.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 17:37 GMT
Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor gets virus
Top virologist Sheik Umar Khan has been hailed as a "national hero" for leading fight to control deadly outbreak.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 07:54 GMT
Ebola death toll passes 600 in West Africa
Outbreak in nations including Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea has claimed 603 lives and continues to spread, WHO says.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2014 22:42 GMT
Ebola claims more victims in West Africa
World Health Organisation records 44 new cases and 21 deaths in region between July 6 and 8, taking total dead to 539.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2014 17:35 GMT
West Africa states adopt new Ebola strategy
Health ministers commit to better surveillance and increased local collaboration and engagement with global partners.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2014 09:16 GMT
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