The worst-hit country still saw hundreds of new Ebola cases last week.
The ban on Christmas gatherings is part of an attempt to prevent transmission from the cities to the rural areas
Workers are protesting after not receiving their hazard pay for dangerous working conditions
The latest UNMEER efforts are centered around halting Ebola's spread in Mali
Dr. Martin Salia, 44, was treating patients at a Sierra Leone hospital and was evacuated to the U.S.
In Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital city, the Ebola epidemic has affected every aspect of social and economic life
The surgeon, who is a legal permanent resident of the U.S., reportedly will be treated at Nebraska Medical Center.
Humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières will host trials by European researchers of two drugs and blood plasma therapy at its treatment centers in countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak.
According to the WHO's latest statistics, more than 5,000 people have succumbed to the virus, with almost 15,000 cases reported
Health workers are crucial in stopping the spread of Ebola in West Africa. And with almost 300 dead from the outbreak so far, managing their care has become a priority.
Pockets of Sierra Leone aren't receiving crucial food aid, so many have no choice but to break quarantine.
All travelers returning to the U.S. from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea will be monitored for 21 days, the CDC said Wednesday, and failure to check in will result in "immediate steps to find the person."
The World Health Organization declared Nigeria Ebola-free Monday, but the disease's economic spillover threatens sub-Saharan Africa's expanding economies.
If called up, the National Guard will provide humanitarian assistance in the region, which has been badly hit by the Ebola outbreak.
The second nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola flew from Cleveland to Dallas the day before she reported symptoms