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US President Barack Obama. ©RIA Novosti
Obama: chances of US Ebola outbreak 'extraordinarily low'

Barack Obama said the chances of a US Ebola outbreak were "extraordinarily low" but vowed to press world leaders to step up the global fight against the epidemic.

Obama: chances of US Ebola outbreak 'extraordinarily low'
US doctor cleared of Ebola virus
US doctor cleared of Ebola virus

US health officials said that a doctor who returned to a hospital after being treated for the Ebola virus did not have a new case of the infectious disease.

US doctor cleared of Ebola virus
Survivors bring shocking realism to Ebola treatment boot camp
Survivors bring shocking realism to Ebola treatment boot camp

Trainers are using survivors of the Ebola virus to give frighteningly realistic courses to medical staff fighting the disease in Liberia.

Survivors bring shocking realism to Ebola treatment boot camp
Ebola casts heavy shadow over Sierra Leone's Eid celebrations
Ebola casts heavy shadow over Sierra Leone's Eid celebrations

Don't pray too close to each other, observe strict hygiene rules and don't shake the imam's hand. For Muslims in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone, this was an Eid festival.

Ebola casts heavy shadow over Sierra Leone's Eid celebrations
US readies 4,000 troops for Ebola mission
US readies 4,000 troops for Ebola mission

The US military expects to increase the number of troops deployed to Liberia to fight the Ebola outbreak to nearly 4,000.

US readies 4,000 troops for Ebola mission
New UN Ebola chief vows swift response to crisis
New UN Ebola chief vows swift response to crisis

The new head of the UN Ebola response team vowed to take swift action on the crisis.

New UN Ebola chief vows swift response to crisis
Beds scarce, staff scarcer, in Liberia's overrun Ebola wards
Beds scarce, staff scarcer, in Liberia's overrun Ebola wards

What the families idling at the gate of this Ebola centre in Monrovia lack is news of the fate of their sick loved ones inside.

Beds scarce, staff scarcer, in Liberia's overrun Ebola wards
IMF unblocks cash as desperate west Africa awaits Ebola aid
IMF unblocks cash as desperate west Africa awaits Ebola aid

The International Monetary Fund fast-tracked $130 million in aid to fight the Ebola epidemic.

IMF unblocks cash as desperate west Africa awaits Ebola aid
Idris Elba joins fight against Ebola
Idris Elba joins fight against Ebola

Actor Idris Elba joined the United Nations campaign to ramp up the response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.

Idris Elba joins fight against Ebola
Sierra Leone quarantines more than one million people
Sierra Leone quarantines more than one million people

Sierra Leone has ordered the quarantine "with immediate effect" of three districts and 12 tribal chiefdoms -- affecting more than one million people.

Sierra Leone quarantines more than one million people
Pet animals become victims of Ebola scare in Ivory Coast
Pet animals become victims of Ebola scare in Ivory Coast

People in Ivory Coast like to keep wild animals as pets but are now rethinking the custom with the deadly Ebola virus sweeping neighbouring countries.

Pet animals become victims of Ebola scare in Ivory Coast
Sierra Leone readies for controversial Ebola shutdown
Sierra Leone readies for controversial Ebola shutdown

Sierra Leone was preparing for an unprecedented three-day nationwide shutdown to contain the deadly spread of the Ebola virus.

Sierra Leone readies for controversial Ebola shutdown
Ebola screening for Nigeria's Mecca-bound pilgrims
Ebola screening for Nigeria's Mecca-bound pilgrims

With some 76,000 Nigerian Muslims expected at the hajj in Saudi Arabia, organisation was always going to be a major logistical undertaking.

Ebola screening for Nigeria's Mecca-bound pilgrims
'Lather Against Ebola', an 'Ice Bucket' challenge against the virus
'Lather Against Ebola', an 'Ice Bucket' challenge against the virus

Ivorians are raising awareness about the deadly disease outbreak in west Africa with a new "Lather Against Ebola" campaign.

'Lather Against Ebola', an 'Ice Bucket' challenge against the virus
Barack Obama. ©RIA Novosti
Obama: Ebola crisis 'spiraling out of control'

President Barack Obama issued a global call to action to fight West Africa's Ebola epidemic, warning the deadly outbreak was unprecedented.

Obama: Ebola crisis 'spiraling out of control'
Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart
Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart

The head of Nigeria's main teachers union called for a boycott of next week's re-opening of schools.

Teachers union calls for boycott of Nigeria school restart
Obama to ask for $88 mn to boost anti-Ebola effort
Obama to ask for $88 mn to boost anti-Ebola effort

President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress to approve his request for $88 million to fund a major Ebola offensive in West Africa.

Obama to ask for $88 mn to boost anti-Ebola effort
Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics
Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

The worst-ever Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,400 people, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical team.

Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics
Gates Foundation gives 50 million to Ebola fight
Gates Foundation gives 50 million to Ebola fight

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said it was pledging $50 million to help boost the fight against the Ebola outbreak.

Gates Foundation gives 50 million to Ebola fight
Sierra Leone to visit every home to track down Ebola dead
Sierra Leone to visit every home to track down Ebola dead

Sierra Leone announced plans to visit every home in the country of six million to track down people with Ebola and remove dead bodies.

Sierra Leone to visit every home to track down Ebola dead