Ebola Virus News
New Ebola outbreak leaves 3 dead in Democratic Republic of Congo
A year after the worst-ever Ebola outbreak was declared over, a new cluster of the disease is suspected of causing three deaths in the the Democratic Republic of Congo . The World Health Organization , which first reported the outbreak last week, said Monday that 19 people are suspected of
Ebola outbreak reported in Democratic Republic of Congo
A new Ebola outbreak has been detected in the Democratic Republic of Congo , according to the World Health Organization . Since April 22, there have been nine suspected Ebola cases and three deaths, the WHO said. One out of the five blood samples tested at the DRC's National Biomedical Research
Offensive Halloween Costumes Prompt Warning to Tuft University Students
Some students at a Massachusetts university have taken a proactive stand against offensive Halloween costumes this year. Greek leaders at Tufts University, in Medford, Massachusetts, sent a letter , shared online by the student newspaper , requesting that their fellow fraternity and sorority
College Students Warned Against Offensive Halloween Costumes
Sorority and fraternity leaders at Tufts University wrote in a letter to chapters, "there are consequences for wearing an offensive costume."
Hollywood A-Listers Hit the Campaign Trail
The "GMA" team of insiders analyze some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Rare Tick-Borne Hemorrhagic Fever Reported in Spain
One person has died after contracting a rare tick-borne disease called Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Spain, according to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). The disease, which has symptoms similar to the Ebola virus , has Spanish authorities on alert as a second
Ebola Virus Genetic Material Can Remain in Semen for 18 Months, New Study Shows
Genetic material from the deadly Ebola virus was found in survivors more than a year and a half after being infected, according to a report published today in the medical journal The Lancet. RNA from the Ebola virus persisted in 9 percent of the patients studied, according to researchers from the
Dr. Anthony Fauci Says Gulf States Are Next at Risk for Zika Outbreak
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), warned that Gulf Coast states are the most susceptible to a new Zika outbreak. "Well, the ones that are most at risk, George, are those along the Gulf Coast. I would not be surprised if we see cases in
Limited Vaccine to Prevent the Spread of 'Explosive' Yellow Fever Outbreak
An "explosive" outbreak of yellow fever has left officials struggling access to enough of the vaccine to protect millions who may need it. With the shortage, some experts are concerned the virus could spread past Africa, creating an urgent need for more protection. This week, the World Health
Rep. Xavier Becerra on Zika Virus , Trump and Congressional Republicans
ABC News' John Parkinson interviews Rep. Xavier Becerra after House democrats hold a news conference.