News & Perspective

May 02, 2019

May 02, 2019

News Scan for May 02, 2019

More Ebola cases, deaths
Fatal H5N1 avian flu in Nepal
FDA approves dengue vaccine
Measles vaccine production
Chikungunya in the Congo

May 01, 2019

May 01, 2019
Safe and dignified burial

DRC Ebola cases near 1,500 after deadliest month

The outbreak has reached 1,495 cases and 984 deaths, including 406 cases and 308 deaths in April.

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019
WHO director-general in DR Congo

WHO officials visit Ebola hot spot, call for more support

"WHO and partners cannot tackle these challenges without the international community stepping in" to provide funds.

Apr 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019
Ebola response in DR Congo

Ebola spreading at record pace in DRC, now 1,466 cases

Today's 26 deaths mark the deadliest day of the outbreak, and 15 of them took place in the community.

Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019
Ebola workers

DRC's 23 Ebola cases today top daily record

As deaths hit 900, the illness total edged within striking distance of 1,400.

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
UN security team

WHO: 'Notable escalation' of violence in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak totals now stand at 1,373 cases, including 890 deaths.

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019

News Scan for Apr 23, 2019

Ebola total grows by 13
Diagnostic stewardship intervention
Polio in Pakistan
Third dose of MMR vaccine
MERS diagnostic delay

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
Ebola body on stretcher at cemetary

DRC notes 23 new Ebola cases as another hospital attacked

The outbreak has grown to 1,340 cases and 874 deaths.

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Bullet hole

WHO Ebola responder killed in hospital attack

Amid a violent attack on outbreak responders, the outbreak total climbed to 1,317 with the addition of 15 new cases.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019
Ebola health workers and personal protective equipment

Ebola outbreak grows by 12 as CDC issues new HCW advice

Cases have now topped 1,300 and include 843 deaths, with no signs of slowing.

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