Health officials say they have not yet seen a case of local transmission in the U.S.
One of the first British doctors to respond to Ebola reflects on the economic and social cost of the virus
The organization did not declare the virus to be a global emergency until five months after outbreaks were reported.
Eating processed meat can cause bowel cancer in humans; red meat is a likely cause of the disease.
2015 is the first year that fewer than 6 million children have died.
The panel is calling for immediate reform after an inadequate response to West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak.
Outbreak in South Korea is described as "large and complex."
The World Health Organization predicts more cases in the country, where MERS has already claimed two lives.
After 42 days without a new case, the WHO declares that the nation is no longer afflicted with the virus.
Doctors now say that for those who are more attractive to mosquitoes, it's to do with genetics.
Vaccination rates have fallen dramatically in the last few years, and the conflict is making things worse.
"There is no mercy, we have decided to deal with the refusal cases with iron hands."
Although it may be more hygienic, the procedure is illegal in many countries and health workers are flouting the law.
The worst-hit country still saw hundreds of new Ebola cases last week.
The country has an extremely high suicide rate
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
According to the WHO's latest statistics, more than 5,000 people have succumbed to the virus, with almost 15,000 cases reported