Quarantined Indian's samples found negative for Ebola

The Indian man, who had travelled to Liberia and got infected with Ebola but cured, continues to be symptom free and his tests for the killer virus have been found negative, an official statement said Saturday.

Ebola could be contained by mid-2015: Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that the spread of the deadly Ebola virus could be contained by mid-2015.

Mandela's widow says Ebola wake-up call for Africa

 Nelson Mandela's widow Graca Machel on Friday said the Ebola epidemic should be a wake-up call for African leaders, saying it had exposed the "extreme weakness" of African institutions.

Ebola scare in India: Govt beefs up steps, says no need to panic

Government on Wednesday decided to tighten measures to detect Ebola cases and formed a three- member committee to plug gaps at airports, a day after it quarantined an Ebola survivor for carrying traces of the deadly virus.

Airports should adhere to standard protocols to counter Ebola: Nadda

 Union Health Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday directed the civil aviation regulator to ensure that all the isolation and quarantine facilities set up at airports adhere to standard guidelines and protocols.

Airports should adhere to standard protocols to counter Ebola

 Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda Wednesday directed the civil aviation regulator to ensure that all the isolation and quarantine facilities set up at airports adhere to standard guidelines and protocols.

New method to make Ebola surveillance quicker, cheaper

A new cost-effective method to sequence genomes of the Ebola virus may lead to quicker surveillance of the disease and help West African nations rapidly and effectively track outbreaks with limited resources, finds research.

New protocol for Ebola to lessen exposure risk

Scientists have introduced new protocol for possible Ebola patients, which reduces risk of exposure for medical personnel as well as patients.

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Man tests positive for Ebola in Delhi, kept under isolation

In the first case of Ebola in the country, an Indian national returning from Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus and has been quarantined at a special facility at Delhi airport.

Man tests positive for Ebola, kept under isolation at Delhi airport
Man tests positive for Ebola, kept under isolation at Delhi airport

In the first case of Ebola in the country, an Indian national returning from Liberia has tested positive for the deadly virus and has been quarantined at a special facility at Delhi airport.

Sierra Leone doctor with Ebola dies in US hospital

A doctor, who contracted the Ebola disease in Sierra Leone, has died at the Nebraska Medical Center in the US, the hospital authorities said Monday.

Liberia sets national target of no new Ebola cases by Dec 25

Liberia has set a national goal of having no new cases of Ebola by Dec. 25, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said in a radio address on Sunday, in a further sign that authorities believe they are getting on top of the virus.

Sierra Leone frees journalist detained over Ebola criticism

Authorities in Sierra Leone have freed a journalist arrested 11 days ago for making supposedly disparaging comments about the country`s effort to fight Ebola.

G20 leaders vow to 'extinguish' deadly Ebola outbreak

 The G20 group of world's most powerful economies on Saturday vowed to do all it can to "extinguish" the Ebola outbreak that has killed over 5,000 people and address its economic costs but stopped short of pledging any cash commitments.

DR Congo declares itself Ebola-free

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Saturday declared itself Ebola-free, after a three-month outbreak of the killer disease claimed at least 49 lives.

Ebola wiping out Sierra Leone's post-war gains: Study

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone faces social and economic disaster as gains made since the country's ruinous civil war are wiped out by the epidemic, according to a major study released today.

Mali tries to trace over 200 contacts in second Ebola wave

Mali is trying to trace at least 200 contacts linked to confirmed and probable Ebola victims in an effort to control its second Ebola outbreak, health officials said on Friday.

Ebola-infected surgeon from Sierra Leone to be taken to US

 An Ebola-infected surgeon from Sierra Leone will be taken to the US for treatment in the same hospital where two other cases have been cured, CBS television reported.

Nadda takes stock of medical preparedness for fighting Ebola

 Newly-appointed Union Health Minister J P Nadda today held a meeting with his ministry officials to take stock of the medical and financial preparedness to fight Ebola in the country.