Ebola survivors in Liberia show a higher burden of certain health problems than a control group, according to an ongoing study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that has tracked people for 5 years.  

The WHO announced the biggest shake-up ever yesterday, laying out major reforms and realignments of power aimed at achieving its “triple billion” targets. “The world has changed, which is why we have articulated a new mission to reflect what our world needs us to do now,”…

Amid a spiraling Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, traditional healers remain the front line of medicine, raising concern about their outsize influence. In Africa there are 80X more traditional healers than medical doctors, writes Donald G. McNeil, Jr…

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Butembo Ebola Treatment Center—closed after a violent attack last Wednesday—reopened Saturday, under the management of the country’s health ministry, the WHO, and UNICEF, according to the ministry’s latest situation report.  

Armed assailants hit another Médecins Sans Frontières Ebola treatment facility in the Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday, setting it afire just days after MSF’s Katwa Ebola Treatment Center was torched, Reuters reported.  

Patients were forced to evacuate a Médecins Sans Frontières Ebola treatment center set ablaze Sunday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the outbreak's death toll has reached 546, Reuters reported.  

Reversing a controversial policy, the Democratic Republic of the Congo will offer an experimental Ebola vaccine to pregnant and lactating women, and infants under 1 year old. The WHO has endorsed the change. Supporters of the exclusion highlighted the lack of data about the…

From handwashing in Kenya to Ebola in Nigeria, the vogue human-centered design—including co-designing with communities, interviews, speedy prototyping—has swept global health with qualitative information. But to properly serve the customers of the industry—the 800 million…

Over the weekend, 15 new Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo brought the total case count to 736. Amid a spate of new cases across multiple locations, neighboring South Sudan began vaccinating first responders and health workers yesterday.   The latest…

Scientists puzzling over how Ebola Zaire, the cause of West Africa's deadly outbreak, made it to region have found an important clue in a greater long-fingered bat likely infected with the strain, Science reported.