"Our top priority is to get to Bikoro to work alongside the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and partners to reduce the loss of life and suffering related to this new Ebola virus disease outbreak."
Uganda is currently experiencing an outbreak of Marburg virus, a disease that is similar to Ebola and at best kills half of all victims.
Part of a hill on the outskirts of the capital city of Freetown collapsed, taking unsafe housing with it.
Experts know from the 2014 epidemic that when the deadly virus crosses borders it sticks around for awhile.
Tom Price is in the West African country to survey its post-Ebola recovery and offer U.S. support.
Survivors of the Ebola virus often have serious visual problems, and a new study helps explain why.
Health authorities do not expect a repeat of the West African outbreak, which claimed 11,000 lives.
Just 3 percent of infected persons caused 61 percent of cases of Ebola.
Muslims from Sierra Leone were banned from going on Hajj during the Ebola outbreak.
Four people have died from the virus since February 29.
The nurse was treated for meningitis caused by Ebola in October 2015.
Health authorities are still looking for 48 people who may be carrying the virus.
The case came hours after West Africa was declared Ebola-free on Thursday.
The virus is back, one day after the WHO declared active transmission had ended.
What began as a fight over a mango quickly morphed into a massive, Ebola-related public health crisis.
The vaccine led the patient to develop antibodies against the Ebola virus.
The technician was working on Monday with Ebola specimens that were supposed to have been inactivated but which may instead have contained live virus.