News & Perspective

Apr 05, 2019

Apr 05, 2019
Ebola vaccine team member in DR Congo

2017 DRC Ebola event tied to novel strain as current outbreak grows

Officials note 10 new cases, and deaths top 700.

Apr 04, 2019

Apr 04, 2019
Ebola treatment center health worker

Health worker among 7 new DRC Ebola patients

The cases raise outbreak totals to 1,107, including 695 deaths, and 160 cases have occurred in the past 3 weeks.

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.

Apr 03, 2019

News Scan for Apr 03, 2019

Ebola Bombali in Kenyan bats
Universal flu vaccine trial
E coli O103 in 4 states
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waterborne hospital infections

Apr 02, 2019

Apr 02, 2019
Healthcare workers donning gloves

WHO: Butembo, Katwa remain hot spots of Ebola activity

The DRC reported 3 new cases today after it had confirmed 30 in the previous 3 days.

Apr 01, 2019

Apr 01, 2019
Ebola decontamination in DR Congo

DRC ends March with ongoing surge of Ebola cases

According to the WHO's online dashboard, cases have reached 1,089, including 676 deaths.

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019
Ebola PPE in DR Congo

DRC Ebola total grows by 15; new antiviral clears hurdle

The FDA clears remdesivir for development under the Animal Rule.

Mar 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019
Raising Ebola awareness in the DR Congo

As Ebola rages in DRC, survey highlights wide mistrust

Only 32% of residents trust that authorities represent their best interest, and 26% believe Ebola isn't real.

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019
Ebola morning briefing in DRC

WHO names new Ebola chief in DRC as 7 more cases noted

Cases have now reached 1,029, and deaths have climbed to 639.

Mar 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019
DRC hand washing chlorination, Oxfam

Ebola sickens 6 more in DR Congo

Nonprofit group Oxfam worries that upcoming local elections may trigger more violence and impede response activities.


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