Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least one person has died after contracting the virus in the country’s north-east,... Read More

Doctor admits misleading over Ebola

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A doctor has admitted she misled other medics about the health of a colleague returning to the UK from West Africa with Ebola in 2014. Dr Hannah Ryan told a... Read More

Ebola 'super-spreaders' cause most cases

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The majority of cases in the world’s largest outbreak of Ebola were caused by a tiny handful of patients, research suggests. The analysis, published in Proceedings of the National Academy... Read More

Successful Ebola vaccine will be fast-tracked for use

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A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organization. Trials conducted in Guinea, one of the West African... Read More

Ebola nurse banned for hiding Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature

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A senior nurse found to have concealed the true temperature of Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey has been suspended for two months. A disciplinary panel said Donna Wood’s dishonesty was “very... Read More

Ebola nurse: 'Preposterous' she hid Pauline Cafferkey temperature

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A nurse who volunteered to fight Ebola in Africa has denied claims she falsified the temperature of her infected colleague Pauline Cafferkey. Donna Wood, who denies misconduct, told a Nursing... Read More

UK Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey cleared of misconduct

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A Scots nurse who survived Ebola has been cleared of misconduct charges by the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Pauline Cafferkey, 40, was infected while working in Sierra Leone in 2014.... Read More

Scots Ebola nurse 'may never run again'

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The Scottish nurse who survived Ebola has said she has been left with permanent weakness in her leg and will probably never run again. Pauline Cafferkey, 40, from Cambuslang, South... Read More

WHO downgrades Ebola health risk

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Ebola is no longer an “extraordinary health event” and the risk of the virus spreading is low, the World Health Organization says. It means the disease is not thought to... Read More

Two new Ebola cases in Guinea

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Two new Ebola cases have been confirmed in Guinea, almost three months after it celebrated the end of the outbreak. Three other members of the family are suspected to have... Read More