A Sierra Leone Ebola patient whose family sparked a nationwide hunt when they forcefully removed her from a treatment center and took her to a traditional healer, died in an ambulance on the way to hospital, a health official said.
Kahn has been called a hero in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus. He contracted Ebola while treating infected patients in Sierra Leon. The current outbreak in West Africa is the worst in history.
With the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, new questions are being raised about the disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to separate facts from fiction.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Ugandans can face a barrage of discrimination and sometimes violence in their everyday lives, but scores of them turned out to march in a gay pride parade Saturday. The gathering in the town of Entebbe was the first since a Ugandan court overturned an anti-gay law on a technicality.
Nigeria Races To Halt Ebola Spread In Overcrowded Lagos
When Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer collapsed at Lagos airport, he brought Ebola into a potentially ideal place for the deadly virus to spread - a vast, dirty, overcrowded city where tracing carriers and their contacts is a major problem.
New Ebola Fears: Efforts to Contain Ebola Are Failing
Health officials in Nigeria confirmed three new cases of the virus Monday, bring the total of those infected to 10 in that country. Ebola is in four West African countries, where nearly 1,800 people are infected and nearly 1,000 have died.
Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor has reportedly saved over 100 patients from the deadly disease, now he will have to fight it within his own body. Sheik Umar Khan is a virologist whom Sierra Leone's health minister called a "national hero" for his efforts to fight the spread of the Ebola virus.