Obama to Name Ebola Czar, Step Up Response

Updated: Tue 16 Sep, 06:43 am

President Obama will announce the appointment of a high-level coordinator to manage the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak when he visits the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta on Tuesday, … read more »

Obama Spells Out U.S. Response to Ebola Crisis

Updated: Thu 18 Sep, 01:40 pm

President Barack Obama says responding to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a top priority of the United States and the U.S. government is working with the United Nations and other partners to help … read more »

Sierra Leone Begins Ebola 'Lockdown'

Updated: Fri 19 Sep, 10:57 am

The Sierra Leonean government has begun enforcing a three-day 'lockdown' when everyone is required to stay indoors as health workers go from house to house in search of Ebola sufferers. read more »