News & Perspective

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 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.

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
Scientist in lab

Experts urge innovative ways to test new Ebola drugs

Experts today pushed for new ways to test Ebola treatments, and two groups renewed their urgent pleas for aid.

Oct 09, 2014

Oct 09, 2014
Spain map

More airline screening, new Texas details in evolving Ebola situation

Canada, Britain announce enhanced screening, as officials in Spain probe how a health worker was infected.

Aug 29, 2014

Aug 29, 2014
Map of Senegal

Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea

Senegal announced today the country's first Ebola virus disease case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar hospital.

Aug 13, 2014

Aug 13, 2014
MSF Ebola center

Countries take more control steps as Ebola totals grow

From travel-related measures to the offer of experimental vaccine, African and non-African nations take steps to control spread.

May 21, 2014

May 21, 2014
camel racing

MERS-CoV infects four more in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia reported more MERS cases and a death, and Oman found the virus in racing camels.

May 05, 2014

May 05, 2014
Hospitalized woman

CDC: Don't take influenza B lightly in adults

A late-season "flu B" surge serves as a reminder that it can be severe in adults, as a recent study shows.

Mar 25, 2014

Mar 25, 2014
map of West Africa

Guinea's Ebola outbreak leads to testing in Liberia

Ill patients in Liberia and Sierra Leone cause concern in what WHO calls 'rapidly evolving' Ebola outbreak.

Mar 07, 2014

Mar 07, 2014
adult hospitalized patient

Canadian study: Vaccine cut risk of flu-related hospitalization 59%

Study says this year's vaccine provided moderate protection against serious flu outcomes.

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