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Girl Wins Top Prize Inventing Ebola Test That’s Cheaper, Better, Faster

A 16-year-old Connecticut girl has won this year’s Google Science Fair by creating a revolutionary new test to detect Ebola. Oliva Hallisey’s test kits are...

Ebola Vaccine Trial Proves 100% Successful in Guinea

A vaccine against Ebola has been shown to be 100% successful in trials conducted during the outbreak in Guinea and is likely to bring...
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It’s Official: Liberia Is Ebola-Free

Ebola has finally left Liberia. The World Health Organization has officially announced that the last case of Ebola has been cleared out of the country. The...

Drug Cures Ebola in Monkeys, Human Tests are Planned Next

An experimental Ebola drug shows promise for fighting the disease after it cured monkeys that were already sick with fever from the virus. The...

Artist Adds Human Faces to Scary Ebola Protective Suits

Los Angeles artist Mary Beth Heffernan is the rare person who decided to actually try to solve a problem half way around the world. Last...

Results of Trials in Guinea of Anti-Ebola Drug Encouraging

The first human clinical trials of a drug to treat Ebola in Guinea have been "encouraging" and appear to accelerate the recovery process of...

Massive World Response Cuts Ebola Cases to Just Five In Liberia

Liberia is dealing with just five remaining cases of Ebola, the United Nations World Health Organization announced on Saturday -- the clearest sign yet...

11 World Cup Stars, Like Ronaldo and Neymar, Make Ebola Safety Video

Doctors have inspired top international football players to join together to promote and raise awareness of simple preventative measures in the fight against Ebola. The "11 against...

New Version of “Do They Know It’s Christmas” Raises Million for Ebola

30 years ago, Bob Geldof organized the first charity supergroup (Band Aid) to record "Do They Know It’s Christmas?" -- a highly successful song...

Google Asks Users To Help Fight Ebola — And They Answer With Cash

For the first time Google has asked its users to donate money to support a cause - the fight to contain Ebola. The company pledged...

US Military Help for Ebola Effort in Liberia Grows, Epidemic Slows

Two new U.S. Ebola treatment facilities are opening in Liberia this week. One is a 25-bed field hospital near Monrovia's airport, specifically to treat local...

EU Pledges $1.2 Billion to Fight Ebola

European leaders agreed to a $1.26 Billion funding boost for the fight against Ebola in West Africa. (VOA)

Nigeria Declared Ebola-Free; ‘Spectacular Success’

Nigeria is now free of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization officially declared on Monday. The most populous country in Africa reported 20 cases...

Governments Can Learn From Firestone Tires How to Stop Ebola In Africa

When it comes to Ebola, the rubber met the road at the Firestone rubber plantation in Harbel, Liberia. Harbel is a company town made up...

From Multitude of Promising Ebola Drugs, Human Trials Start

While the American media continues ramping up fears about the Ebola outbreak, scientists around the world are moving swiftly to bring a multitude of...

Mark Zuckerberg Is Giving $25 Million To Fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced plans today to donate $25 million to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help...

The Guinean City That Overcame Ebola

Elsewhere in Guinea the Ebola virus continues to spread, but in Telimele, a town of 300,000 located 160 miles (270 km) north of the...

Gates Foundation Pledges Ebola Cash

The Gates Foundation is committing $50 million to help step up efforts to tackle the deadly virus in the affected countries. This comes on top...

U.S. Agency Pledges Nearly $100 Million in Ebola Aid

"The U.S. Agency for International Development said it will spend nearly $100 million in aid for the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, in what...

Hospital Releases Two Americans After ‘Miraculous’ Ebola Recovery

Appearing thin but smiling, a doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said...