The explosion resulted in one worker getting third-degree burns.
Tackling zoonotic diseases requires acknowledging the interplay among the health of humans, animals, and the environment.
Around 400 bodies have been recovered so far, but the death toll is expected to rise as an estimated 500 are still missing.
How can you tell where an undiscovered virus will emerge that could infect humans?
Three died in the outbreak in an isolated area and families are fleeing.
Three died in the outbreak in an isolated area where transport and communication networks are limited.
David Nabarro has played a key role in the fight against Ebola.
The outbreak area is an isolated area where transport and communication networks are limited.
The election of WHO's new Director-General is an opportunity to reform the organisation.
The last outbreak of Ebola in the DRC was in 2014, when dozens of people died.
Ministry of health calls for calm and says government is considering mass vaccination to tackle disease.
Cholera has killed hundreds of people fleeing conflict and famine in South Sudan.
Apes too have been decimated by the Ebola virus and scientists are trying to find vaccines to protect them.
Karwah was named as Time magazine's person of the year in 2014 for her extraordinary work against Ebola.
Understanding people and contexts which increase the risk of superspreading could help contain future epidemics.
19-year-old Kadiatu Kamara took up surfing to escape the horrors of the Ebola epidemic which devastated Sierra Leone in 2014.
Signs of Ebola viral replication was detected in the lung five days after disappearing from blood.
None of the 5,837 people who got the vaccine in a trial recorded traces of the deadly virus.
IBTimes UK speaks with MFA president and co-founder on work to help Liberian youths achieve their dreams.
Self-claimed prophet 'saw' new US president, who he says is a woman.
Cafferkey faced a disciplinary hearing for failing to declare temperature on return to UK
Scientists call for further trials after animal studies show effectiveness in a host of viral infections.
Ebola stopped this teenage mother from getting healthcare - now Sierra Leone says she can't go to school
Ishara, an aspiring volley-ball player, got pregnant at the age of 15.
Monkeys observed eating bats raises concerns about disease transmission pathways.
Ebola survivors have to face series of complications described as post-Ebola syndrome.
Darpa has launched a programme that aims to create vaccines that can adapt to fight constantly changing viruses.
The Liberian health ministry has insisted it is prepared to contain any new flare-up
Cafferkey's new admission shows the virus is 'much more complex' than previously thought.
Researchers have found that bat immunity differs from humans, and is effective in combatting lethal diseases.
The world's wealthiest foundation has helped make great strides against diseases.