The incident highlights the risks of researching and storing lethal pathogens.
Nearly 500 people have died in the country's tenth Ebola outbreak in 40 years.
We spoke with correspondent Danny Gold about the psychological effects of reporting on a deadly epidemic, and if the world will be better prepared for the next one.
Donald Trump, Katie Hopkins and something made out of cardboard that takes too much explaining and wasn't funny anyway.
'Waves of Grace' is a powerful, emotive film about the struggles faced by survivors of the 2014 ebola outbreak in Liberia.
A trial in Guinea resulted in no new cases among vaccinated individuals, despite their close proximity to people infected with Ebola.
A new paper from Dr. Powel Kazanjian theorises that the famous Plague of Athens was caused by the same virus that has decimated West Africa in recent years.
Apparently a single injection, made up of a secret combination of ginseng and "rare earth elements", is going to prevent and cure some of the worst public health epidemics our society has ever seen.
This weekend, two guys convicted of murdering gay men got married in a high-security Yorkshire prison.
From the black death to the Spanish flu epidemic to last year's Ebola outbreak, what did people do with all those diseased corpses?
The critical frontline in the next counter-terror battle will almost certainly be cyberspace, and multinational corporations are likely to be among the chief victims.
A rundown of all the countries you should be scared of this year.