News & Perspective

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 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Fog and flood

WHO says health impacts of climate change overlooked

Earlier this week, a leading expert voiced similar concerns, noting that the WHO hadn't made its voice heard.

Oct 21, 2015

Oct 21, 2015

News Scan for Oct 21, 2015

Cholera in Iraq, Tanzania
Drug-resistant malarial parasites
Polio vaccination in Ukraine

Oct 12, 2015

Oct 12, 2015

News Scan for Oct 12, 2015

More chikungunya
Polio case in Laos
Cholera in Iraq, Americas

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Jul 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015
David Nabarro, United Nations

WHO Ebola-related emergency response reforms advance

The WHO announces a unified program for health emergencies, vaccine support, and other reforms.

Jul 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
Ebola temp check

Ebola recovery push nets $5 billion in pledges

Meanwhile, about 200 health leaders are meeting in Cape Town this week to discuss global health security priorities.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015
United Nations flags

Ebola recovery goals focus on rebuilding health systems

As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.

Jul 07, 2015

Jul 07, 2015
WHO contact tracing

WHO independent panel calls out Ebola response flaws

Experts favor an interim alert level and say launch of UNMEER didn't work well.

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