News & Perspective

Oct 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014
Personal protective equipment

WHO updates Ebola PPE guidance for health providers

The guidance prioritizes protecting mucosal areas and hand hygiene.

Oct 30, 2014

Oct 30, 2014
Columbia University

At universities, Ebola threat sparks range of travel warnings, limits

Guidance ranges from advising against travel to  banning it, with a possible impact of limiting volunteers.

Oct 30, 2014
Ebola quarantine tape

More outbreak responders feel Ebola quarantine impact

A Maine nurse defies a state order, while a returning Texas nurse agrees to home quarantine.

Oct 29, 2014

Oct 29, 2014
Healthcare worker in Liberia

WHO sees hint of Ebola hope in Liberia as quarantine issue burns

WHO official is "cautiously optimistic" that an apparent slowing of disease activity there is real.

Oct 28, 2014

Oct 28, 2014
Health workers in West Africa

Obama airs concerns about Ebola quarantine policies

President Obama says policies based on fear rather science could discourage volunteers.

Oct 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014
Patient receiving GSK Ebola vaccine

New Ebola vaccine forecast sees earlier start for big trials

An efficacy trial could start in Liberia in December, according to WHO.

Oct 23, 2014

Oct 23, 2014
Map of Mali and surrounding nations

Mali reports its first Ebola case

Mali's health minister announced the nation's first Ebola infection, and New York City said that a health worker who returned from West Africa has a suspected case.

Oct 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014
Thermometer

CDC to monitor travelers from West Africa for 21 days

The move comes a day after the DHS said travelers from outbreak nations would be funneled through 5 airports.

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 21, 2014
Washington's Dulles International Airport

DHS boosts screening for travelers from Ebola outbreak nations

All travelers whose flights originate in outbreak countries must enter the US through 1 of 5 airports.

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