Ebola outbreak

ebola

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak just reached a city of 1 million people

“The arrival of Ebola in an urban area is very concerning."
Tim Hume
5.17.18
africa

Ebola Is Spreading Again in West Africa — But This Time There's a Plan to Stop It

At least nine cases have been reported in recent weeks, but a new vaccine and other measures are being used to prevent the virus from spreading out of control again.
Kayla Ruble
4.2.16
africa

Ebola Ended FGM in Sierra Leone, but Now It's Back

Ebola did something women's rights activists in Sierra Leone had not achieved in decades — it ended female genital mutilation. But since the outbreak was declared over, the practice has returned.
Olivia Acland
3.21.16
Stuff

This Journalist Is Helping Isolated Communities Share Their Stories Using Cell Phones

Libby is the founder of On Our Radar, a platform that allows citizen journalists in isolated communities around the world to share their experiences, using nothing more powerful than a text.
Mark Wilding
3.1.16
News

What Life Was Like on the Ground During the Ebola Crisis

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.
Dory Carr-Harris
1.27.16
VICE on HBO

Watch This 'VICE' Episode About the Evolution of the Recent Ebola Outbreak

In this episode from season three of the VICE HBO show, we investigated last year's Ebola outbreak, then headed to college campuse to learn how the schools dealt with the pervasive culture of sexual violence.
VICE Staff
1.27.16
Health

An Ebola Vaccine Is Showing Up to 100 Percent Efficacy So Far

The preliminary results from a new Ebola vaccine look very promising.
Emiko Jozuka
7.31.15
Health

The WHO Says Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak Is Officially Over

The World Health Organization announced that there have been no new cases of Ebola in Liberia for the past 42 days, twice the maximum incubation period for the disease.
Olivia Becker
5.9.15
Health

Reports of Suspected Ebola Cases Skyrocket in Sierra Leone After Three-Day Lockdown

Hundreds of potential infections were reported to authorities after millions of Sierra Leoneans were confined to their homes over the weekend in an effort to stamp out the virus.
Kayla Ruble
4.1.15
Culture

Ebola Survivors Should Go Treat Ebola, Experts Suggest

The several thousand Ebola survivors are, in theory, the only people who are now ‘vaccinated’ against the disease.
Jason Koebler
12.10.14
Health

Canada Suspends Visas for Residents and Travelers From Ebola Outbreak Countries

Following in Australia’s footsteps, Canada ignores the World Health Organization’s recommendations and imposes a visa ban on West African countries hit by the outbreak.
Virgile Dall’Armellina
11.4.14
Here Be Dragons

Ebola Isn't a Medical Problem, It's a People Problem

You can create the most sophisticated medicines and vaccines in the universe, but none of that matters if most countries can't afford them-or even afford to train doctors in the first place.
Martin Robbins
10.14.14
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