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.
You’ve heard about the killer virus in the news, but here are some things about it you may not know.
Although one expert has voiced concern that the Ebola virus could gain the ability to spread through the air, others say this scenario is extremely unlikely.
U.S. Africa Command will set up a headquarters in the Sierra Leone capital Monrovia to act as a command and control center for U.S. military and international relief programs.
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