News & Perspective

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.

Jan 14, 2015

Jan 14, 2015
Ebola treatment unit

Ebola cases dropping in all three countries, but hot spots remain

New cases continue, especially in western Sierra Leone.

Jan 08, 2015

Jan 08, 2015
Osprey lands in Tubmanburg, Liberia

UN officials weigh Ebola border challenges; SL cases top 10,000

UN officials meet with local leaders in Liberian hot spot.

Jan 07, 2015

Jan 07, 2015
Ebola treatment center in Guinea

Ebola reach expands in Guinea; WHO vaccine experts to meet

The Ebola situations in the three hardest-hit countries continue to reflect a mixed picture.

Jan 06, 2015

Jan 06, 2015
Vaccine injection

UK researchers launch human trial of third Ebola vaccine

The trial of a Johnson & Johnson vaccine brings the number of Ebola vaccines in such trials to three.

Jan 05, 2015

Jan 05, 2015
UNMEER's Banbury and Alpha Conde

Ebola deaths top 8,000; exposures trigger health worker evacuations

As deaths top 8,000, UNMEER leadership changes hands, and Guinea launches a new effort.

Dec 24, 2014

Dec 24, 2014
Ebola virus

Latest Ebola outbreak profile shows varied patterns in 3 hard-hit nations

Sierra Leone's western area is seeing intense Ebola activity, and in Guinea a surge of cases in one area propelled the country into its highest weekly case incidence so far.

Dec 23, 2014

Dec 23, 2014
Africa map with syringe

African Ebola vaccine trial shows modest immune response

The authors say the findings have proved useful in creating a more potent version.

Dec 22, 2014

Dec 22, 2014
Frieden Ebola

CDC chief sees promising signs, long road ahead for Ebola-hit countries

The CDC director said Ebola outbreak conditions have improved since his first visit, but tough challenges remain.

Dec 19, 2014

Dec 19, 2014
UN Director-General Ban Ki-moon

UN head tours Ebola region, warns against let-up

In the first stop of a 3-day tour, the UN director warned against easing up on response efforts.

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