An Ebola vaccine, which has shown 100% protection in preliminary tests, has been described as ‘remarkable’ by experts, and could potentially change how the deadly virus is treated.
Six hunters in DR Congo, who fell sick and were suspected to have been infected with Ebola, have tested negative for the deadly disease.
Liberia has confirmed a third case of Ebola in the country, raising fears of another national outbreak, nearly two months since the country was declared free of the disease.
Liberian health officials have reportedly discovered a second case of Ebola in the country, increasing fears of a resurgence of the disease in the country.
A Liberian man has died of Ebola, health authorities have said, the country’s first death of the disease since being declared free of the deadly virus on May 9.
At least 48 child slaves have been rescued by police in Ivory Coast, in a series of raids on plantations in the country’s western region, arresting 22 people on suspicion of trafficking or exploiting children.
Two new cases of the Ebola virus have been reported in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown, after a three-week gap with no new cases, disproving assumptions the virus had been beaten in the capital.
At least 18 migrants have been found dead in the Sahara Desert, near the town of Arlit in Niger, showing an often unseen side of the current migrant crisis.
Ghana has halted the trialling of an Ebola vaccine in a town in Ghana, amid community protests, backed by local legislators, over fears of contamination.
Four people have been injured in clashes in Guinea between protesters, security forces and government supporters that threaten to derail talks between the country’s president and opposition leader.