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Originally published April 1, 2014 The West African state of Guinea is facing an unprecedented ebola outbreak which has already caused the deaths of 78 people since January. “We are facing an epidemic of a magnitude never before seen in terms of the distribution of cases,” Mariano Lugli,

A senior official for Doctors Without Borders says the Ebola outbreak ravaging West Africa is “totally out of control” and that the medical group is stretched to the limit in its capacity to respond. Bart Janssens, the director of operations for the group in Brussels, said Friday that in

Even before Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso boarded the plane that would take him to the United States for next week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, he had Ebola on his mind. He called Alpha Conde, president of Guinea, one of three West African countries wrestling with an intens

An American aid worker infected with Ebola landed in the United States Saturday. CBS 2’s Omar Villafranca reports

The Ebola epidemic has resulted in 1440 confirmed or suspected cases of infection in West Africa and more than 826 deaths, according to the World Health Organization. Tough measures are to be taken to prevent the spread, and US health officials say the situation will take at least three months to br

Six people in the United States tested for signs of Ebola, Dr. Brantly showing signs of improvement.

An American missionary stricken with Ebola in West Africa wore a protective white suit on Tuesday (August 5) as she was wheeled on a stretcher into the Atlanta hospital where doctors will try to save her and a fellow aid worker from the deadly virus.

At least 932 deaths in four countries have been blamed on Ebola, with 1,711 reported cases.

The use of an experimental drug to treat two Americans and a Spaniard diagnosed with Ebola is raising ethical questions about who gets first access to unproven new therapies. AP medical writer Lauran Neergaard takes a closer look. (Aug. 11) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/Associ

Spanish priest Miguel Pajares, 75, the first European infected by a strain of Ebola that has killed more than 1,000 people in West Africa, has died in hospital in Madrid, a spokeswoman for the city’s health authorities said on Tuesday (August 12).

Canada is offering up to 1,000 doses of an experimental drug to battle the Ebola virus. CNN’s David McKenzie reports.

Taiwan’s Centers for Disease Control has conducted an exercise at Taipei Airport to test its ability to intercept the arrival of travelers suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus.