Ebola

The lingering shadow of Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

People affected by the Ebola virus are showing signs of post-traumatic stress disorder a year after epidemic defeated.

The lingering shadow of Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

The Cure

Liberia after Ebola: Turning midwives into surgeons

Liberian midwives are being trained as surgeons to assume the role of maternal health doctors killed by Ebola.

Health

Guinea to vaccinate contacts of Ebola survivors

WHO says that while Ebola is no longer an international health emergency, flare-ups are still to be expected.

Guinea to vaccinate contacts of Ebola survivors

Ebola

WHO hails Ebola milestone as Sierra Leone flare-up ends

Health officials say recent Sierra Leone flare-up has ended, leaving no confirmed cases of the virus in West Africa.

WHO hails Ebola milestone as Sierra Leone flare-up ends

Opinion

The plunder of West Africa Ebola funds

The much-vaunted rebuilding of livelihoods ruined by Ebola is far from happening.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Ebola

Fear and suspicion as Ebola returns to Sierra Leone

Woman caring for earlier victim identified as second patient in less than a week raising worries of further cases.

Ebola in Sierra Leone: New case spreads community fear

Health

New Ebola case confirmed in Sierra Leone

Medical tests confirm new Ebola death in Sierra Leone, just hours after WHO declares West Africa free of the virus.

New Ebola case confirmed in Sierra Leone

Humanitarian crises

West Africa declared Ebola-free but flare-ups expected

WHO marks end of Ebola outbreak in West Africa but stresses need for vigilance in the months to come to avoid flare-ups.

TechKnow

Beyond Ebola: The virus hunters

Scientists are studying the world's deadliest viruses to find treatments and vaccines for new infectious diseases.

Humanitarian crises

Guinea declared free from Ebola after 2,500 deaths

Liberia remains the only country still battling the disease after Sierre Leone was declared free of virus in November.

Sport

Ebola-free Sierra Leone cleared to host football

The 18-month ban had forced the national team to play at neutral venues.

Ebola-free Sierra Leone cleared to host football

Health

The case of Sierra Leone's missing ambulances

Despite vehicle donations and purchases during the Ebola epidemic, many patients still struggle to reach a hospital.

The case of Sierra Leone's missing ambulances

Humanitarian crises

Fears in Liberia after new Ebola death

More than 150 people under surveillance, two months after West African nation was declared free of the disease.

Fears in Liberia after new Ebola death

Health

New Ebola case confirmed in Liberia

Boy, 10, admitted to hospital, in first case to hit West African country since it was declared Ebola-free in September.

New Ebola case confirmed in Liberia

Ebola

Street celebrations as Sierra Leone declared Ebola-free

Thousands take to the streets to pay tribute to nearly 4,000 citizens who lost their lives in the epidemic.