Now, Ebola appears to be back. But this time it is heading east to the Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials confirmed the oubreak after taking samples from victims in a remote northern village.
They're also trying to track down 125 people who may have been exposed.
So, what can be done to contain this latest outbreak of Ebola? Presenter: Dareen Abughaida Guests: Dr Michael Van Herp - Epidemiologist, Doctors Without Borders and a specialist on Ebola outbreaks Andrew Easton - Virologist at the University Of Warwick in the UK Hakon Bolkan - Researcher at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology