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Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019
Goma DRC

Ebola spread to Goma triggers new emergency talks, cases top 2,500

Also, a high-level meeting was held in Geneva today to assess the latest developments and build donor support.

Jul 15, 2019

News Scan for Jul 15, 2019

US measles
Missed childhood vaccines
Chinese probiotics

Jul 11, 2019

Jul 11, 2019
Ebola health worker

Three more health workers infected in Ebola outbreak

The new cases raise the number of infected healthcare workers to 132, 68% of whom are nurses.

Jul 10, 2019

Jul 10, 2019
Ebola Makona virus

CDC's adapted Ebola virus works in trials, as pressure for funds grows

CDC reverse-engineers the virus for important trials of interventions.

Jul 09, 2019

Jul 09, 2019
Camel head

Data show MERS cases, deaths on decline since 2016

As many as 1,465 cases and 293 to 520 deaths from MERS-CoV may have been averted.

Jul 09, 2019
Drugs on pharmacy shelf

WHO adds new antibiotics to essential medicines list

Ceftazidime-avibactam, meropenem-vaborbactam, and plazomicin were added as "reserve" antibiotics.

Jul 09, 2019

News Scan for Jul 09, 2019

What fuels Ebola in DRC
Pet treat Salmonella recall
Global E coli burden in food

Jul 08, 2019

Jul 08, 2019
DR Congo refugee camp

As Ebola rages on, DRC sees more displaced people

With 29 new cases over the weekend and today, outbreak totals climb to 2,418, and Ebola deaths have now reached 1,625.

Jul 08, 2019
Measles vaccination in baby

US measles cases reach 1,109 as studies point to early vaccination

Data from Pakistan and South Africa highlight advantages of vaccination early in life.

Jul 05, 2019

Jul 05, 2019
Ebola health worker in DR Congo

More violence as DRC officials report 51 Ebola cases in recent days

Officials have confirmed 51 infections since the beginning of the week.

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