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What do coronavirus and Ebola have in common? They always get a head start

A passenger wearing a protective mask enters Beijing West railway station following the outbreak of coronavirus. (Nicolas Asfouri, Getty)
Ebola healthcare worker protective gear

The world finally has an Ebola vaccine. This is why it’s not enough

The World Health Organisation prequalified Merck's vaccine for widespread use in November but regulatory hoops are just a small part of...
Damage to the Ebola treatment centre in Katwa in February

Conflict and insecurity driving spread of diseases like Ebola, WHO chief warns

Deadly outbreak is ‘global wake-up call’, WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says. The head...
Man in Ebola protection suit.

‘Most complex health crisis in history’: Congo struggles to contain Ebola

Political, security and cultural complications – not least a refusal to believe that Ebola exists – have thwarted efforts to overcome...
A health worker prepares to administer Ebola vaccine outside a house in the village of Mangina

Sex for vaccines: Violence may mar the rollout of new experimental Ebola jab

Women in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo are allegedly being asked for sexual favours in exchange for Ebola treatment.
A World Health Organization official looks on as health workers in Conakry receive training during the 2015 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

Why money earmarked to fight Ebola may have financed one man’s love life

The World Health Organization launches an inquiry after claims of ‘legendary’ corruption, including racism and sexism.
Ebola has flared up again in the Democratic Republic of Congo

After Ebola: What happens when the virus fades and the NGOs — and money...

Ebola wiped out nearly 10% of Liberia’s doctors and nurses. Take a look at life for those it left behind.
Congolese health ministry officials bearing the first batch of experimental Ebola vaccine are seen in Kinshasa

The testing ground: Could an experimental vaccine save the DRC from Ebola?

The virus’ resurgence, this time in a city of more than one-million people could set the scene for a fast-spreading disaster.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Finding my father's gravevideo

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Finding my father’s grave

Time is running out for hundreds of families who may never find the final resting place of loved ones lost to Ebola.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: The baby is oursvideo

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: The baby is ours

Many families faced financial hardship during the outbreak. Some men took advantage of young girls, offering support in return for sex.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Closed for businessvideo

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Closed for business

During the Ebola crisis, banks, borders and markets were closed for over six months. The ban on Sunday markets still hasn't been lifted.
Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetownvideo

Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone: Gaddafi and the Tripoli Boys gang help Freetown

When Ebola hit an overcrowded slum in Freetown people feared the worst. But a gang of unlikely heroes emerged to help the community.
For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

For better or worse: Tales of love and loss from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

Ebola tore into the fabric of family life, and the relationships that bind them. These are two similar stories, with very different endings.
Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Football is coming home at last: Stories from post-Ebola Sierra Leone

After almost two years, the nation comes together to watch the national football team play its first match on home turf.
Clean break: One street beggar's story of triumph in post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Clean break: One street beggar’s story of triumph in post-Ebola Sierra Leone

At the peak of the Ebola crisis, the government in Sierra Leone implemented a national lockdown. One man used this time to upskill himself.
Love in the time of Ebola: A story of love and connection in post-Ebola Sierra Leonevideo

Love in the time of Ebola: A story of love and connection in post-Ebola...

For six months Bankolay Turay and his sweetheart could only communicate via phone and text as the the Ebola crisis swept across West Africa.