News & Perspective

Nov 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014
Red Cross Ebola burial team

Sierra Leone has bulk of latest Ebola cases; total nears 16,000

The WHO says Sierra Leone is likely to soon surpass Liberia's outbreak numbers.

Nov 25, 2014

Nov 25, 2014
Decontamination workers in Liberia

Mali Ebola transmission chain snares two more

Details from WHO on cases linked to an ill imam from Guinea who sought treatment in Mali.

Nov 24, 2014

Nov 24, 2014
Ebola vaccine shot

NewLink, Merck deal boosts prospects for Ebola vaccine

The small biotech and the drug giant announced an agreement today.

Nov 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014
Ebola supply plane

Global leaders warn against Ebola complacency

Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders urged nations to continue aid for West Africa's Ebola outbreak region.

Nov 20, 2014

Nov 20, 2014
Sierra Leone clinic

WHO report details Ebola cluster in Mali

A cluster pushes Mali's total from 1 case reported a few weeks earlier to 6 illnesses, 5 fatal.

Nov 19, 2014

Nov 19, 2014
Ebola patient in clinic

WHO reports intense Ebola activity in large part of Sierra Leone

Although activity appears to be slowing elsewhere, it's still rising in Sierra Leone.

Nov 18, 2014

Nov 18, 2014
DNA test at mobile Navy lab

WHO plans to speed development of Ebola rapid test

Quicker, simpler diagnostic tests could go a long way in helping slow the outbreak, the WHO said.

Nov 14, 2014

Nov 14, 2014
Travelers along African dirt road

Migrations in West Africa seen as challenge to stopping Ebola

The high mobility of West Africa's population worries some observers.

Nov 14, 2014
Bong County response

Studies firm up recent Ebola declines in parts of Liberia

Research from the CDC and global partners flesh out Liberia's recent drop in Ebola cases, but notes the virus is still widespread and sparking new outbreaks.

Nov 12, 2014

Nov 12, 2014
Bamako, Mali

WHO reports 3 more Ebola cases in Mali

The WHO today reported a confirmed Ebola infection in a nurse, as well as two suspected cases — none related to Mali's first case.

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