China's handling of the SARS outbreak holds lessons for the Ebola epidemic in Africa.
- Konye Obaji Ori
China will send an additional 232 medical workers to Sierra Leone and Liberia to help in the ongoing fight against Ebola, reports say.
- Sulaiman Momodu
In countries such as Liberia, where medical facilities are inadequate and the ratio of doctors to people is 1 to 100,000, shortage of personal protective equipment and the lack of skilled local health workers have contributed in making situations worse.
- Dasmani Laary
A famous Ghanaian Aids activist, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah, has confessed lying about her HIV status, a claim the country's Aids Commission has strongly challenged, insisting there is enough evidence she tested positive for the virus in 2007.