MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

March 23, 2015

The world has never seen such a deadly and widespread outbreak of Ebola as the one that struck West Africa in March 2014 and continues one year later. This video gives an abbreviated look at the impact of the outbreak on people in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and the work of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which was at the forefront of the medical response and advocated continually for a strong international response.

March 23, 2015

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa deeply impacted public opinion at an international level. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received massive financial support from thousands of donors all over the world. In 2014 alone, 70 million euros (approximately $93 million) were received through private donations, and 15 million (approximately $20 million) through public funds.

March 20, 2015

A selection of MSF-authored medical articles on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

March 20, 2015

A newly developed tablet computer, which can be dipped in chlorine solution, is helping MSF collect patient data in its Ebola response. View external media.

March 20, 2015

MSF releases a critical analysis of the global Ebola response one year into the deadliest outbreak in history.

March 20, 2015

On March 20, a patient tested positive for Ebola in Monrovia, which was the first confirmed case in Liberia in more than two weeks.  A total of 150 new confirmed cases were reported across Guinea and Sierra Leone in the week ending March 15. The virus has now infected more than 24,700 people across the region since the outbreak was declared a year ago.

March 03, 2015

Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of MSF, delivers a speech to a high-level meeting of the European Union on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the steps still needed to fight the disease.

March 02, 2015

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues, albeit with decreasing intensity. The virus has infected more than 23,700 people across the region since the outbreak was declared 11 months ago. While the number of new patients in Liberia is declining, numbers are still fluctuating in both Guinea and Sierra Leone. A total of 99 new confirmed cases was reported across the three worst-affected countries during the week up to February 22, 2015.

February 26, 2015

Creating awareness is a key component of the response to an Ebola epidemic. It is impossible to eradicate the disease without the population’s support and changes in behavior.

February 24, 2015

Initial results of a clinical trial of the experimental drug favipiravir suggest that it can reduce mortality among patients with low levels of the Ebola virus in their blood, but is ineffective for patients with high viral loads who are very sick with the disease.

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