Senegal’s health ministry confirms a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country now affected by the outbreak.
The only trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.
Electromagnetic stimulation of a specific part of the brain may improve the ability to remember certain facts, researchers say.
A study of smokers in Australia suggests there is “no evidence” that the introduction of standardised cigarette packaging has changed the way people buy cigarettes.
West African health ministers call for travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak to be lifted, following WHO advice.
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.
The UN’s health agency says the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people, and urges airlines to resume flights.
A top US public health official says the Ebola outbreak is set to get worse before it gets better, as West African health ministers meet in Ghana.