News & Perspective

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.

Jan 30, 2015

Jan 30, 2015
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed and David Nabarro

Ebola response evolves amid slowing cases

UNMEER head calls the situation "perilous," because the disease is still present in 25 of 66 districts in the three outbreak nations.

Jan 21, 2015

Jan 21, 2015
Baby bath in Ebola ETU

Ebola cases tumble as WHO extends public health emergency

Cases continued to drop, with WHO advisors saying complacency is the biggest obstacle to getting to zero.

Dec 18, 2014

Dec 18, 2014
Vaccination in Africa

Data request slows timetable for Ebola vaccine trial

New information now indicates phase 2 trials will most likely start in Africa in February.

Dec 08, 2014

Dec 08, 2014
Ebola decontamination

Ebola transit units boost response; outbreak total hits 17,800

As groups tailor their response, the outbreak hits 17,800 cases, 6,331 deaths.

Dec 05, 2014

Dec 05, 2014
PCR typing tray

CDC profiles Ebola queries; UN worker sickened in Liberia

The CDC has fielded Ebola questions about 650 people, with 61 (9%) tested for the disease.

Nov 10, 2014

Nov 10, 2014
PPE in West Africa

Last Sierra Leone region to face Ebola hit hard

The last region in Sierra Leone to be hit by Ebola has had 50 deaths, as UN head warns against complacency.

Nov 05, 2014

Nov 05, 2014
PPE in mobile Ebola lab in LIberia

Obama seeks billions for Ebola battle as cases keep piling up

The administration today asked Congress for $6.18 billion in emergency funds.

Nov 05, 2014

Ebola Scan for Nov 05, 2014

Access to Ebola virus
Case series and death risk
Ebola's economic impact

Nov 03, 2014

Nov 03, 2014
Africa globe

Ebola tops agenda at WHO African leaders meeting

African health ministers will nominate a new expert to lead the WHO's regional office for a 5-year term.

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