The WHO releases a new video on Ebola symptoms and prevention for the public, to understand how can they protect themselves and others from the deadly virus.
British Ebola treatment centre opens in Sierra Leone
The British-built treatment centre opened in Kerry Town, near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown includes 80 beds that will be managed by Save the Children. A further 12 bed centre will be staffed by British Army medics specifically for health care workers and international staff. Continue reading
EU pledges €24.4m boost for Ebola research
Funding for Ebola is to receive a boost after the European Commission announced €24.4m investment would be plugged into research. Continue reading
WHO guidelines on Ebola outbreak
As part of WHO’s commitment to safety and protection of healthcare workers and patients from transmission of Ebola virus disease, WHO has conducted a formal review of personal protective equipment (PPE) guidelines for healthcare workers and is updating its guidelines in context of the current outbreak. Continue reading