How can a woman survive Ebola and then die in childbirth? Easily, if you live in a low-income country where there are big
A Labour-run DfID would seek to offer a hybrid approach that focuses on economic, environmental and social development, without ever losing sight of what DfID was created to achieve. I will continue to champion the invaluable work DfID does and ensure the UK does not wane on its foreign aid commitments.
'Not nearly enough work has been done.'
Most of the 11,000 deaths due to Ebola could have been prevented, yet the world remains “grossly underprepared” for another
The patient was treated with 26 antibiotics.
A woman has died after being infected by a strain of bacteria resistant to every antibiotic available in the US. The patient
"One year after Ebola, life, light and hope have returned to some of the worst-hit communities in Sierra Leone," said George
A Global Health Epidemic Is A Ticking Time Bomb - But Virus Databases Can And Are Helping To Save Lives
If we have learnt anything from the deaths of millions of people from diseases like AIDS, SARS, pandemic flu, Ebola, and Zika it is the need for scientists to share data quickly so that researchers can assess the dangers and develop new medicines and vaccines.
'When the next outbreak hits, we will not be defenceless.'
The vaccine could control a new outbreak of the Zaire strain.
An Ebola vaccination has been confirmed as safe and highly effective, after a 100 per cent success rate in clinical trials
An experimental vaccine tested on humans has been found to provide 100 per cent protection against the deadly Ebola virus
The same prediction model previously predicted Zika and Ebola.
A list of the 37 viruses which pose the greatest threat to populations around the world has been revealed by scientists. It
Last week Sierra Leone marked the first anniversary of the declaration of the end of the Ebola outbreak by the World Health
International Day of the Girl Child is about standing with girls like Isatu so that she can create the future she wants for her daughter. It serves as an important reminder to all of us to examine gender inequality in our own communities and our global community. Tackling these problems won't just benefit girls, it will benefit everyone.
She was infected in Sierra Leone in 2014.
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who was infected with the Ebola virus while working in Sierra Leone in 2014, has been taken to hospital
Reducing corruption...would represent a significant and direct benefit for a substantial number of Sierra Leone's people - more money in their pockets, improved access to services that are vital in the literal sense of the word, and the satisfaction of knowing they can be part of the solution to the problem.
In wars and disaster zones, a simple explanation is that humanity is a force that advances the idea of life, with dignity. To strengthen the idea of humanity for people caught in conflicts, epidemics and disasters, we could borrow some ideas from the Olympic motto: Citius (faster), Altius (higher) and Fortius (stronger).