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Liberia schools reopen after 6-month Ebola closure

Liberia schools reopen after 6-month Ebola closure

Abbas Dulleh /AP A Liberian school teacher takes the temperature of students as they arrive for morning lessons at school Monday, the students’ first day in the classroom in six months. Abbas Dulleh /AP Liberian students wash their hands forming ...

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‘Hunger Games’ actors team up for Ebola PSA

‘Hunger Games’ actors team up for Ebola PSA

The stars of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I” are banding together in a new PSA for Ebola awareness. Their goal is to spread knowledge, not fear. Jeffrey Wright, who plays Beetee in the film franchise, produced a video ...

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Fight to contain Ebola hampers battle against malaria

Fight to contain Ebola hampers battle against malaria

Baba Ahmed /AP Health workers spray disinfectant around a mosque that contained the body of a man who may have died of Ebola. The battle against the virus has resulted in many cases of malaria going untreated. West Africa’s fight ...

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Atlanta lab technician may have been exposed to Ebola: CDC

Atlanta lab technician may have been exposed to Ebola: CDC

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images It was reported that a laboratory mistake at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta may have exposed a technician to the deadly Ebola virus. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images A sealed plate containing Ebola was moved ...

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Senior Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

Senior Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

Michael Duff/AP Dr. Victor Willoughby (not pictured) died Thursday, days after being tested positive for Ebola. FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — One of Sierra Leone’s most senior physicians died Thursday from Ebola, the 11th doctor in the country to succumb to ...

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UN peacekeeper in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

UN peacekeeper in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

Jerome Delay/AP Nowa Paye,9, is taken to an ambulance after showing signs of the Ebola infection in the village of Freeman Reserve, about 30 miles north of Monrovia, Liberia. A UN peacekeeper (not pictured) has been infected with the diease. ...

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Ebola growing in Sierra Leone

Ebola growing in Sierra Leone

Tanya Bindra/AP A child suffering from the Ebola virus receives treatment at Makeni Arab Holding Centre in Makeni, Sierra Leone, in October. Over the last several weeks, Sierra Leone has become the West African nation where the Ebola epidemic has ...

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Delays may have cost Ebola victim Martin Salia his life

Delays may have cost Ebola victim Martin Salia his life

HANDOUT/Reuters Martin Salia, a surgeon from Sierra Leone died of Ebola at the Nebraska hospital where he was being treated after arriving from West Africa over the weekend, the hospital said on Monday. OMAHA, Neb. — A surgeon who contracted ...

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Surgeon dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital: officials

Surgeon dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital: officials

Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS. Dr. Martin Salia, shown at the United Methodist Church’s Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone, in March, died Monday in Nebraska from Ebola. A surgeon who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone died from the disease ...

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Ebola nurse looking forward to acting ‘like normal people’

Ebola nurse looking forward to acting ‘like normal people’

JOEL PAGE/REUTERS Kaci Hickox, with boyfriend Ted Wilbur, speaks outside of their home in Fort Kent, Maine, last month. Robert F. Bukaty/AP Nurse Kaci Hickox takes a bike ride in Maine last month. JOEL PAGE/REUTERS Hickox and her boyfriend face ...

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