Obama to Name Ebola Czar to Coordinate Stepped Up Response

Updated: Sat 13 Sep, 06:29 pm

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 Commits 'Military Assets' for Ebola Health-Care Surge

Updated: Mon 8 Sep, 03:12 pm

The Ebola crisis in west Africa is " a national security priority" for the United States, President Obama said in an interview.Two months ago, the American president said, he told his national … read more »

Ebola 'Lockdown' in Sierra Leone

Updated: Mon 8 Sep, 05:17 am

As part of its plans to contain the Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone has ordered a countrywide "lockdown" for three days so that more than 20 000 volunteers wil be mobilized to carry out door-to-door … read more »