Dr. Victor Willoughby, who contracted the disease on Saturday, was the 11th doctor in his country to die from the deadly disease.
Think you are all European or African? DNA reveals that many of us are actually of mixed heritage.
Two experts on medical ethics address the most pressing Ebola ethical questions, from performing CPR to the use of medical placebos.
Seven people in East Africa were killed earlier this week after being accused of witchcraft. Continue reading →
Colonial rule in Africa, urban growth, railway travel, unsterilized needles and other factors all helped create the perfect storm leading to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
A prank message claiming that salt water can prevent or sure Ebola has sickened many and led to deaths. Continue reading →
There have been other Ebola outbreaks, and while containing them is never easy, sometimes conditions on the ground augur for a better outcome. Trace explains why the current outbreak in West Africa is so tough to slow down.
The virus is also found to be deadly in more than 70 percent of cases.
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