The World Health Organization says it does not recommend a ban on air travel to and from Ebola affected countries in West Africa. The U.N. health agency says the risk of spread of the deadly disease in an airplane is extremely low.
August 15, 2014
An elderly man was infected with the West Nile virus in the wider Athens region, Greek authorities reported on Wednesday.
August 13, 2014
Liberia's president is reassuring the country's healthcare workers that more resources for the battle against Ebola are on the way.
August 10, 2014
A Greek man who was suspected of carrying the Ebola virus has instead tested positive for malaria, the health ministry said on Friday.
eNCA: August 8, 2014
Nigerian officials have confirmed five new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the disease.
August 6, 2014
Dr. Kent Brantly's condition dramatically improved after he received the medication, a source says. After two doses, Nancy Writebol showed significant improvement.
CNN: August 4, 2014
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has declared a state of emergency to help the country deal with the worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus.
July 31, 2014
The rapidly spreading Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever, health officials say.
July 29, 2014
Mexico is restricting television advertising for high-calorie food and soft drinks, as part of its campaign against obesity, the government says.
BBC: July 16, 2014
Wolfgang Zoeller, a former commissioner for patients’ issues, says tight time frame imposed by the troika for health sector reform was 'impossible to carry out'
Enet: July 6, 2014