Smart governments never let a good crisis go to waste: the Ebola outbreak offered many profound – but painful – lessons, as has HIV/Aids
Sierra Leone expects to be declared Ebola-free Saturday, but its GDP likely to shrink by 22% this year
No new cases have been recorded for 41 days and if that holds to Nov. 7, country will have met its criteria to declare end to the current outbreak.
The results of the test on monkeys are considered important because they suggest the virus that killed at least 11,000 is not becoming more severe.
Making cities work is a much tougher job than cutting through bush to build a road, and reviving a tourism industry is not like growing maize
Lessons on power-sharing fall on deaf ears in Burundi, on Ubuntu are thrown out in South Africa, and in Kenya, terrorists have a field day
Of the more than 120 test Ebola drugs put forward, only a very small number are both suitable and available for human trial.
The disease has claimed more than 4,500 lives in West Africa, making it the largest Ebola epidemic in history.