The development marks the first such success against the strain of Ebola that killed up to 10,000 people in West Africa’s 2014-2015 outbreak. Photograph: Frederick Murphy/CDC/PA Wire

An experimental Ebola drug cured three monkeys intentionally infected with the virus, according to a study published in Nature magazine.The developmen(...)

Niall Conroy: “I’m currently looking into doing a PhD on newborn care in Africa.”

It’s a phrase often overused when speaking about poverty in Africa – “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach him to fish and he eats for a lif(...)

Sun columnist and businesswoman Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pakistani men in the area were sex abusers.. Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Sun columnist and businesswoman Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pak(...)

Corporal Anna Cross (25), during a press conference at London’s Royal Free Hospital.  Ms Cross has been discharged from the hospital after being declared free from Ebola. Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

British military healthcare worker Anna Cross (25), who became infected with Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, has been declared free of the virus (...)

A man walks past an Ebola awareness painting on a wall in downtown Monrovia, Liberia. One year has passed since the declaration of what has become the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

One year has passed since the declaration of what has become the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths. The virus escaped co(...)

One year has passed since the declaration of what became the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths and 24,000 people infected. But health experts and charities have warned the danger is far from over. Picture show healthcare workers prepare to go inside of the high-risk area for the first time, at the Hastings Ebola treatment unit in Freetown, Sierra Leone, in November. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times.

One year has passed since the declaration of what became the largest Ebola outbreak in history, with more than 10,000 deaths and 24,000 people infecte(...)

Sierra Leone’s president Ernest Bai Koroma. The country’s vice-president Samuel Sam-Sumana has requested US asylum after soldiers surrounded his house following his expulsion from the ruling All People’s Congress party.  Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Sierra Leone’s vice-president, Samuel Sam-Sumana, said that he had requested asylum at the US embassy in the capital Freetown after soldiers surrounde(...)

A nurse administers an Ebola vaccine as part of a study at Redemption Hospital, formerly a holding centre for the infected in Monrovia, Liberia. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times

A US healthcare worker who tested positive for Ebola while in Sierra Leone is in a serious condition at a Maryland hospital, and a second American who(...)

An ebola survivor, Sianneh Beyan, weeps in front of a hut housing the remains of her late husband and relatives cremated as a result of the deadly ebola virus in Disco Hill, Margibi County, Liberia. Photograph: Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA

Measles cases could almost double in countries hardest hit by the West African Ebola outbreak as overwhelmed health systems are unable to maintain chi(...)

Up to 700 British military personnel have been working in the west African country to aid the Ebola crisis. Photograph: Cellou Binanicellou/AFP/Getty Images

A British military healthcare worker in Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola.Public Health England (PHE) said the worker, who is reported to be (...)