News & Perspective

Dec 16, 2014

Dec 16, 2014
Wild pintail duck

H5N2, H5N8 avian flu viruses surface in US

The 2 highly pathogenic strains in Washington state raise questions about possible connections with outbreaks in Canada and Europe.

Dec 04, 2014

Dec 04, 2014
Vaccine in arm

Groups report early safety data, progress on Ebola vaccines

Several early vaccine trials are under way, and another American is airlifted home.

Dec 04, 2014
Farm turkey

Tests confirm high-path H5N2 in British Columbia poultry

Canadan officials confirm high-path H5N2, while the Netherlands and India combat more H5 in birds.

Nov 24, 2014

Nov 24, 2014
Ebola vaccine shot

NewLink, Merck deal boosts prospects for Ebola vaccine

The small biotech and the drug giant announced an agreement today.

Nov 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014
Ebola supply plane

Global leaders warn against Ebola complacency

Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders urged nations to continue aid for West Africa's Ebola outbreak region.

Nov 11, 2014

Nov 11, 2014
Empty beds in Liberian Ebola treatment unit

MSF: Ebola rapid teams needed for Liberian hot spots

MSF says the outbreak is not over and calls for rapid response teams for hot spots.

Nov 07, 2014

Nov 07, 2014
Candles

Revamped WHO burial protocols underscore dignity, religious practices

The WHO released new burial protocols and repeated its stance against travel bans.

Nov 04, 2014

Nov 04, 2014
Welcome to Canada billboard

WHO asks Canada to justify Ebola-related travel restrictions

The WHO is demanding an answer to restrictions on travel from West Africa.

Oct 21, 2014

Oct 21, 2014
Vaccination in Africa

WHO: Large Ebola vaccine trials could start in January

Backing off on earlier, rosier predictions, an official said large trials in West Africa could begin in January.

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Ebola workers in Liberia carry a body bag.

CDC to deploy Ebola response team to help hospitals

The CDC has set up a special team to assist any hospital that has a confirmed Ebola patient.

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