• Kissing corpses in funeral rites is helping spread Ebola, expert says

    • Sep 26, 2014

    LONDON — Touching or kissing the corpses of Ebola victims at funerals is helping to spread the deadly virus, according to one of the world’s top scientists who was among the first to identify Ebola in 1976. Peter Piot, the director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,

  • Pope urges international aid to fight Ebola

    • Sep 24, 2014

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis is urging international assistance to fight the Ebola virus in Africa. Francis also urged the 30,000 people who attended his weekly general audience on Wednesday to pray for the victims. It was the second time in as many days that Francis has raised the alarm

  • Ebola strikes another American aid worker

    • Sep 3, 2014

    A third American aid worker has been diagnosed with Ebola. The Christian missionary group SIM USA announced Tuesday (Sept. 2) that one of its American doctors has been diagnosed with Ebola in Liberia. The doctor was treating pregnant women and those giving birth in the capital city of Monrovia. He