News & Perspective

Jul 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015
Vaccine nurse

High effectiveness found in Guinea Ebola ring vaccination trial

The vaccine was 100% effective in those who received it soon after possible exposure, setting the scene for it quickly to become a useful response tool.

Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015

Ebola vaccine trial launches in Guinea; Chinese vaccine test detailed

Guinea's trial involves ring vaccination, a strategy used to used to stamp out smallpox in the 1970s.

Mar 05, 2015

Mar 05, 2015
Vaccination Guinea

Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

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 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.

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.

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