Vaccines deployed as Ebola strikes the Congo
Can we end the scourge of global pandemics? Dozens have died as a fresh Ebola outbreak hits central Africa. The lives of potentially thousands more depend on a new experimental vaccine.
‘Happy’ Liberia is finally Ebola free
The international community has successfully worked with the Liberian people to rid their country of the Ebola virus. Is this story an ideal model for future aid projects?
Ebola workers win TIME’s ‘Person of the Year'
Doctors and nurses who have helped stem the deadly virus are recognised for their courage by a prestigious prize from US magazine. Does their selflessness shed light on human behaviour?
Pop stars unite for Band Aid 30 charity song
Some of today’s biggest pop acts, including One Direction and Ed Sheeran, will lend their voices to a charity single aimed at raising money for the Ebola crisis. What impact will it have?
‘Don’t give in to Ebola hysteria,’ warns Obama
Two US nurses treating an Ebola patient fell ill with the disease last week and sparked a national panic. The president has called for calm, but is there justification for such fear?
More Ebola cases in Europe are now ‘unavoidable’
Over 3,000 people have already died in Africa. Now, as the outbreak spreads to Spain, fears are growing that the West has been too complacent about this deadly disease. Can it be contained?
Ebola epidemic ‘spiralling out of control’
As Sierra Leone goes into a national lockdown, the UN has declared Ebola a threat to global security. A huge international aid effort has begun but could more have been done to prevent it?