Five airports across the United States will start screening passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said during his daily briefing on Wednesday.
Scientists say the drug has shown promising results when it was tested on monkeys. The small clinical trial is using healthy human volunteers in the U.S.
The choir sings songs in multiple languages, including two Ugandan ones.
Two Ebola-related deaths have emerged in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country’s health ministry says. If confirmed, it would be the first time in the present outbreak that the disease has killed outside of a handful of West African nations.
Ebola continues to spread in West Africa. The latest figures from the World Health Organization cite 1,848 cases of the disease across the region, and 1,013 deaths.
We’ll get back to serious news in a little. But first, a cat video. Well, it’s not really a cat video.
As one South African journalist put it on Twitter, this tale is worthy of Aesop: It starts on a South African highway on Thursday. A truck is transporting two giraffes and as you might imagine, it creates a great buzz among drivers.
An isolation unit at Emory University’s hospital in Atlanta will be used in the coming days to house and treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.
Poachers in Thailand killed a 50-year-old elephant who appeared in Oliver Stone’s 2004 film Alexander before crudely hacking off the animal’s giant tusks, according to The Bangkok Post.
While many millions are enjoying the drama of the World Cup, a handful of scientists are keeping their eyes very closely on the ball.