Ebola Virus

Ebola Returns: Liberia Confirms First Death in 49 Days

The Liberian government announced on Monday that two separate tests had confirmed a 17-year-old boy had died of Ebola on June 28, the first Ebola death in that country in 49 days. The government has quarantined the town where the boy died and announced emergency measures to contain the disease.


Ebola Vaccine Trials Start in Liberia

After West Africans suffered from nearly 22,000 infections and 9,000 casualties, physicians began large-scale human testing of two potential Ebola vaccines on Monday.