Salome Karwah fought past civil war and a deadly virus. But in Liberia, becoming a mother is too often a killer.
Erik Vance explains the science behind the mind’s mending powers in his new book, "Suggestible You."
Scientists have developed products to protect healthy young women from the disease—but women aren't taking to them in trials.
Health experts in Africa struggle to contain a massive outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne infection.
Africa begins a new operation to control outbreaks like Ebola, but experts worry it is understaffed and underfunded.
Liberia's Ebola survivors are still suffering. A new study hints at hidden virus remnants or immune system overreactions.
A program that trains nurses to take over from badly overextended physicians could be part of the solution.
Ebola permeates all aspects of life in Sierra Leone, but the virus is in the background. Up front are humans who love, eat, work, pray and play. Here is a glimpse of the 99 percent.
False reports and a lack of health infrastructure complicate Sierra Leone’s attempt to round up Ebola-positive individuals.
A new approach to malaria may save hundreds of thousands of children, but it requires a network of health workers in countries that lack of money, human resources and organization.
Amy Maxmen suggests we change the face of aid in Africa.