Sierra Leone

Traditional healers help doctors reach patients in Sierra Leone

In a country where most people visit healers, some are stepping in to bridge the trust gap between the old and the new.

Traditional healers help doctors reach patients in Sierra Leone

AJ Impact

Gilead's coronavirus drug fails in first trial: FT

The same drug also failed to treat Ebola.

Gilead's coronavirus drug fails in first trial: FT

Reporter's Notebook

Ebola to coronavirus: From one emergency to another

What happens to other disease responses when the world's public health officials are all focused on COVID-19?

Ebola to coronavirus: From one emergency to another

Democratic Republic of the Congo

WHO says DRC's Ebola outbreak is still an international emergency

The detection of new cases of infection came days before the WHO was expected to declare the outbreak over.

WHO says DRC's Ebola outbreak is still an international emergency

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Second Ebola death recorded in DR Congo's Beni: WHO

An 11-month-old girl, who was treated at the same health centre as a previous fatal case, dies from the virus, UN says.

Second Ebola death recorded in DR Congo's Beni: WHO

Health

New Ebola case logged in DRC, days before outbreak's expected end

Confirmation of new case comes just days before expected declaration of end to 20-month outbreak.

New Ebola case logged in DRC, days before outbreak's expected end

Health

'Enormous relief' as Ebola outbreak in DRC to be declared over

WHO to officially announce on April 12 the end of 20-month epidemic in eastern DRC that killed more than 2,200 people.

'Enormous relief' as Ebola outbreak in DRC to be declared over

Inside Story

How should drug companies handle the coronavirus pandemic?

Pharmaceutical firms searching for vaccine urged to put people before profit.

Podcast

The end of the Ebola outbreak

As coronavirus cases are on the rise, The Take turns its attention to a different virus - one that is winding down.

The end of the Ebola outbreak

NewsFeed

Last Ebola patient discharged in DR Congo

The last patient being treated for Ebola in DR Congo has been discharged and there have been no new cases for two weeks.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC: Last Ebola patient discharged with end of outbreak in sight

The virus killed 2,264 people and infected nearly 1,200 more, making it the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history.

DRC: Last Ebola patient discharged with end of outbreak in sight

AJ Impact

Virus fallout: World Bank 'pandemic bonds' plummet in value

The bank issued the bonds in 2017 to help the poorest countries deal with health emergencies like the coronavirus.

Virus fallout: World Bank 'pandemic bonds' plummet in value

Ebola

WHO extends emergency status of Ebola in DR Congo

The emergency could be lifted within three months on the advice of the UN health agency's experts.

WHO extends emergency status of Ebola in DR Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Doctors treating Ebola flee DR Congo's east amid deadly violence

Doctors Without Borders staff say a group wielding machetes and sticks attacked its health facilities on Tuesday night.

Doctors treating Ebola flee DR Congo's east amid deadly violence

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Deadly attack on Ebola centre as violence surges in DR Congo

Mai-Mai rebels kill three people in latest attack, as more than 80 killed in eastern DRC in recent weeks.

Deadly attack on Ebola centre as violence surges in DR Congo