Americans who live in states with higher rates of infectious diseases are more likely to hold racist views.
Ongoing civil conflict and the resulting displacement of local people is creating an ideal environment for the devastating disease.
The virus exposed the dire state of Liberia's water system, and forced the country to revamp the way it provides clean water access to its citizens.
As of this week, the World Health Organization has recorded 127 confirmed cases and 87 confirmed or probable deaths in the DRC due to the virus.
A new outbreak of the deadly virus has killed dozens in one of the world's poorest countries.
People carry a cross for a grave on August 23rd, 2018, in Mangina, North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing an alarming Ebola outbreak, with 10 health-care workers now reported to be infected by the highly contagious virus.
A nurse working with the World Health Organization shows a bottle containing Ebola vaccine at the town hall of Mbandaka on May 21st, 2018, during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign.
The disease's presence in Mbandaka, population 1.2 million, is the first non-rural case in what appears to be a new epidemic of the notoriously contagious disease.
We long ago abandoned control over Zika-carrying mosquitoes. There's no excuse for being so short-sighted about public health initiatives.
The Ebola epidemic will likely lead to outbreaks of other diseases, but countries could prevent that with vaccination campaigns.
In a recently filed lawsuit, Ebola-infected nurse Nina Pham says that a colleague videotaped her without her permission and then the hospital she was treated in released the tape to the media, violating her privacy.