Ebola vaccines produced lasting antibodies

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ebola vaccines developed by Johnson & Johnson and Merck & Co produced virus-fighting antibodies and appear to be safe in […]

Ebola vaccines arrive in Uganda for trials

Reading Time: < 1 minute Uganda has received 1,200 experimental vaccine doses designed to work against the Sudan strain of the Ebola virus that will […]

Ebola spreads to eastern Uganda, health official says

Reading Time: < 1 minute Uganda’s Ministry of Health said that Ebola has spread to the eastern part of the country beyond the epicenter in […]

Kenya will not close borders over Ebola outbreak, Amoth says

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government has assured neighbouring countries it will not restrict cross-border movement over the Ebola outbreak in Uganda even as […]

Mombasa County rolls out contingency plans to mitigate Ebola virus

Reading Time: 2 minutes Health officials in Mombasa have rolled out a contingency plan on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) prevention and containment, three days […]

Truckers express worries over dire Ebola surveillance

Reading Time: 2 minutes Long-distance truck drivers plying the Northern Corridor have expressed worries at how cross border authorities are handling the Ebola threat. […]

Confirmed spread of Ebola in Uganda triggers health scare

Reading Time: 2 minutes Confirmed and suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) have been reported in Kampala, Kisoro, Kakumiro, Mubende, and Kyegegwa districts […]

Ebola alert issued after Uganda outbreak

Reading Time: 2 minutes The government yesterday issued an Ebola alert and called for extra vigilance, especially in the Uganda border counties. In a […]

Guinea confirms West Africa’s first Marburg virus case

Reading Time: < 1 minute Health officials in Guinea have confirmed West Africa’s first case of Marburg, a highly-infectious disease that’s in the same family […]

This time around, we are ready for Ebola

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mabingue Ngom As the world commemorated “Valentine’s Day”, this year, Guinea was on high alert. Since 18 January to 13February, […]