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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# ebola virus

All time
# precautions
Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after being closed for hours amid latest Ebola outbreak
A third case has been detected in the border city of Goma, home to 2 million people.
# finding a cure
Experimental Ebola vaccines may be lifeline for African countries
Hopes raised that the trial will “form the basis of a more potent vaccine” – there is currently no effective vaccine against the Ebola or Marburg virus.
# ebola virus
GOAL wants an Irish singer from Band Aid 30 to travel to West Africa before Christmas
The chief executive of the charity says they are very welcome to visit the GOAL programmes in Sierra Leone.
# All Clear
Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola
Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.
Column: What is life like in a city hit by Ebola? An Irish voice from Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is a very friendly, sociable place but that is changing. People are avoiding church and the mosque, and shops have chlorine buckets outside for people to wash their hands before they enter.
# ebola virus
This is what happens when you claim to have Ebola on an aeroplane
Fakes on a plane.
# Your Say
Poll: Should animals at risk of the Ebola virus be killed?
Excalibur, the pet dog of an infected Spanish nurse, is due to be euthanised.
Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the 'Responsibility to Protect'
The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.
# why are you doing that?
These scary-looking suits are pointless in fighting Ebola - Spanish doctors
Short version: “Let’s keep this simple…”
Greece testing a man for Ebola at Athens hospital
An architect who recently travelled to Nigeria is being tested for the virus.
# Virus
Irish aid workers travel to Sierre Leone to help with Ebola outbreak
The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.
# Outbreak
Video: What exactly is the Ebola virus?
This video shows how the infection takes hold.
# West Africa
West Africa's Ebola virus outbreak is now "out of control"
The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.