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# ebola - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

British Ebola victim discharged from hospital following experimental treatment

William Pooley had been treated at Britain’s isolation unit secure enough for Ebola patients.

# ebola - Saturday 30 August, 2014

Ebola-hit Liberia bans sailors from disembarking

Meanwhile, Morocco has vowed to keep up regularly scheduled flights to Ebola-hit nations in a “solidarity” move.

What is this new experimental drug treating Ebola patients?

There is no proven cure for Ebola, which has killed more than 1,400 people already.

# ebola - Friday 29 August, 2014

These scary-looking suits are pointless in fighting Ebola - Spanish doctors

Short version: “Let’s keep this simple…”

# ebola - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Column: What exactly is an 'outbreak'?

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.

# ebola - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Schools told how to protect against Ebola

The HPSC says that the risk of the virus landing in Ireland is “very low”.

# ebola - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There has been a "very, very small" number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.

# ebola - Monday 25 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s fairly dull and gloomy out but here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Fears of new Ebola outbreak after two deaths in Congo

That’s about 3,000 km away from the West African epidemic.

# ebola - Sunday 24 August, 2014

British Ebola victim being flown back to Britain

The healthcare worker is being flown home on a military plane.

# ebola - Friday 22 August, 2014

HSE rules out Ebola in death of Donegal man

“Infection control procedures, which had been put in place as a precautionary measure, will now be stepped down,” the HSE said today.

Two-year jail terms for hiding Ebola victims in Sierra Leone

New legislation passed as WHO outlines reasons it believes the current Ebola outbreak is being underestimated.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Before you launch into the last day of the week, here’s everything you need to know.

Test results expected in suspected Ebola case

The body of a man, who had recently travelled to part of Africa where Ebola has hit, was discovered yesterday morning.

Experimental Ebola drugs shouldn't just be given to well-off patients, say experts

Two US patients and a number of other doctors have been treated with experimental drug, Zmapp, which has never been used on humans before.

# ebola - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Ebola: What is it? How do people become infected?

Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

US doctor who contracted Ebola in Liberia to be released from hospital

Kent Brantly is one of two American Ebola patients controversially treated with an experimental drug.

# ebola - Sunday 17 August, 2014

"There are so many emergencies to respond to, there aren’t enough people"

World Humanitarian Day takes place on 19 August.

# ebola - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Woman in Scotland tests negative for Ebola virus

The woman fell ill at a deportation facility, but has tested negative for the disease.

# ebola - Friday 15 August, 2014

Suspected Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

Ebola was suspected as one possibility for man suffering ‘flu-like’ symptoms but he has been cleared by medics.

Ebola virus ruled out for patient in Dublin hospital

A Dublin hospital had restricted access to the patient as they investigated Ebola as a possibility – they have now cleared him.

WHO: The Ebola outbreak is much worse than people think

The official death toll has now climbed to 1,069.

# ebola - Thursday 14 August, 2014

WHO says you're unlikely to get Ebola on a plane

The number of people who have died has now hit 1,069.

Ebola lockdown takes economic toll in west Africa

Nearly 2,000 people have been infected by the Ebola outbreak.

# ebola - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room… Time Out This post contains videos

Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Why bats spread Ebola, remembering Robin Williams, and inside the Islamic State.

# ebola - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# ebola - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# ebola - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# ebola - Friday 8 August, 2014

US doctor with Ebola releases statement from isolation ward and says he is getting better

“When the result was positive, I remember a deep sense of peace that was beyond all understanding,” he said.

Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital

An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.

Ebola declared a 'public health emergency of international concern'

Meanwhile, WHO is to hold an ethics meeting next week over the use of experimental treatment to target Ebola.

# ebola - Thursday 7 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

State of emergency declared in Liberia over deadly Ebola outbreak

The deadly disease has killed around two-thirds of those affected.

# ebola - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

Ireland pledges €120,000 to help contain Ebola outbreak

WARNING: This article contains an image of a graphic nature.

# ebola - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

"He's in good spirits" - New York hospital waits for test results on possible Ebola victim

Almost 900 people have died across west Africa in the deadliest outbreak of Ebola ever recorded.

Here's everything we know about the 'secret serum' used to treat an American with Ebola

An experimental drug called ZMapp reportedly improved the patient’s condition.

World Bank pledges $200 million to help fight Ebola

A second American is due to land in America today, while it is “unlikely” a third American has contacted the disease.

# ebola - Monday 4 August, 2014

Second case of ebola confirmed in Nigeria

Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country.