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.
Moving people and equipment and coordinating efforts is key to battling crisis.
Health care workers can be at risk of contracting the Ebola virus during removal of their protective suits, doctors warn. Continue reading →
South America usually gets all the fanfare for discoveries of large dinosaurs, but Africa had some enormous dinos too, as evidenced by a new find this week. Continue reading →
A doctor who just returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa predicts the current Ebola outbreak will go on for more than a year, and will continue to spread.
An extensive look at the genome of the Ebola virus reveals its behavior, when it arrived in West Africa and how it spread in the region.
Ancient stone artifacts recently excavated from Saudi Arabia possess similarities to items of about the same age in Africa.
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