News & Perspective

Oct 01, 2019

Oct 01, 2019

News Scan for Oct 01, 2019

More DRC Ebola
Universal flu vaccine network launch
Passive immunity for flu
Zoonotic flu vaccine strain
Basil-linked Cyclospora
US bio-, agro-defense center head

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019

News Scan for Aug 20, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Flu lingering in Australia
Broadly protective flu patch
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine

Aug 12, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
Alima cube

Ebola outbreak treatment trial narrowed to two promising drugs

Officials hope the promising treatment findings encourage more patients to seek lifesaving treatment.

Aug 01, 2019

Aug 01, 2019
DRC PPE

Two new cases in Goma as DRC Ebola outbreak reaches 1-year mark

In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.

Apr 03, 2019

Apr 03, 2019
Community Ebola representatives in DR Congo

DRC Ebola total hits 1,100; study targets secondary spread

Admission to an Ebola treatment unit was tied to a 38% drop in secondary cases.

Feb 12, 2019

Feb 12, 2019

News Scan for Feb 12, 2019

More Saudi MERS cases
Yellow fever in Brazil
Lassa fever in Guinea and Nigeria
Zika in Mexico
Gain-of-function H5N1 studies to resume

Jan 29, 2019

Jan 29, 2019
DR Congo women

Katwa remains outbreak hot spot as Ebola cases reach 743

Four of the 7 new cases were reported in Katwa, the latest outbreak hot spot.

Oct 30, 2018

Oct 30, 2018
ebola vaccine

Ebola total hits 276 as lasting effect noted for 3 vaccines

Immune response lasted 2.5 years for the vaccines, the longest yet in ongoing studies of Ebola immunization.

Nov 04, 2015

Nov 04, 2015
Ebola baby

Newborn's Ebola infection adds to Guinea's total

The child's case is the 4th—including a death—from the same family in Forecariah district.

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