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Nov 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015
Ebola treatment unit

Probe of Liberia Ebola cluster hints at prior infection in mom

Although no new cases are reported, tests show Ebola antibodies in 2 relatives.

Nov 25, 2015

News Scan for Nov 25, 2015

South Korea MERS death
Chikungunya vaccine trial
Nov 25, 2015

Flu Scan for Nov 25, 2015

Adjuvanted flu vaccine
UK flu deaths last season
H5N1 in France, Vietnam

Nov 24, 2015

Nov 24, 2015
Ebola cemetery

Liberia reports death of boy in family Ebola cluster

A health ministry official also said two of the boy's family members are being treated for Ebola, and 177 contacts are under monitoring.

Nov 24, 2015

Avian influenza outbreaks reported in Africa, Asia

African detections signal ongoing H5N1 activity in the region, while Vietnam and Hong Kong both reported H5N6 detections.

Nov 24, 2015

News Scan for Nov 24, 2015

Chicken salad E coli outbreak
Hawaii dengue outbreak
Postexposure BioThrax approved
Malaria gene replacement
Nov 24, 2015

Flu Scan for Nov 24, 2015

H7N9 in China
Flu vaccine and H1N1 protection

Nov 23, 2015

Nov 23, 2015
Global Ebola response

Ebola review calls for reforms to boost global outbreak response

The WHO needs to be retooled to streamline emergency response, avoid political pressure, build country core capacities, and ensure adequate funding, an independent panel says.

Nov 23, 2015

News Scan for Nov 23, 2015

BioWatch capabilities
Flu vaccine protection
More chikungunya cases
Malaria funding
Cholera in Iraq

Nov 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015
Liberia map

Family case cluster ends Liberia's Ebola-free status

Officials confirm 3 Ebola cases, involving a 15-year-old boy and family members.


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