By Ansa Varughese | May 07, 2013 01:34 PM EDT
While there's no current treatment that keeps the Ebola virus from killing , researchers discovered how the unruly virus escapes and penetrates cells, paving the way for crucial vaccines and effective therapies.
By Makini Brice | Jan 17, 2013 12:01 PM EST
A new study indicates that the virus may have spread beyond the continent of Africa.
By Makini Brice | Nov 15, 2012 04:54 PM EST
Brace yourselves: the deadly hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, seems to be transmissible between species.
By Elias Biryabarema | Nov 15, 2012 09:27 AM EST
Three people had died from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in its central region, near the capital Kampala, the latest bout of deadly hemorrhagic fevers to strike the east African nation in recent months.
By Makini Brice | Oct 15, 2012 05:23 PM EDT
Scientists may have just begun the last chapter in the fight against the deadly disease Ebola.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 05, 2012 11:24 AM EDT
Uganda has declared that is it now officially free from Ebola, the country's Health Ministry said two months after an outbreak of the deadly virus claimed at least 16 lives.
By Elias Biryabarema | Oct 05, 2012 09:23 AM EDT
Uganda is now free from Ebola, the Health Ministry said, two months after an outbreak of the deadly virus killed at least 16 people.
By Makini Brice | Sep 13, 2012 11:15 AM EDT
If left unchecked, the World Health Organization said that the disease will spread to major cities.
By Jonny Hogg | Sep 04, 2012 09:39 AM EDT
The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 14 and the crisis is not yet under control.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 31, 2012 04:07 PM EDT
Next time you reach for your cellphone, you may first want to give it a good "wipe and cover."
By Makini Brice | Aug 27, 2012 03:30 PM EDT
Authorities say that the man visited the hospital with the purpose of stealing a phone.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 22, 2012 11:51 AM EDT
The Ebola virus has killed 10 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.