News & Perspective

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019
Ebola frontline

DRC Ebola total climbs by 15 cases; vandals hit Katwa hospital

A previously unaffected health zone reports its first case, Korea adds a cash donation, and a group warns of a security clash-related rise in displaced people.

May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019
DR Congo Ebola health workers with patient

Ebola cases top 1,700 in DRC as 4 health workers infected

Fifty-six new cases bring the outbreak total to 1,705, including more than 100 infected health workers.

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
Beni treatment center

Worries rise over risk of Ebola spread beyond DRC hot zones

Officials warned of yet another surge in cases and report 23 new infections and 22 probable ones.

May 09, 2019

May 09, 2019

News Scan for May 09, 2019

DR Congo Ebola response
MERS in Saudi Arabia
CWD on Minnesota deer farm
H9N2 avian flu case in Oman
Monkeypox in Singapore

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019
Motorcycle Ebola DR Congo response

Ebola outbreak hits 1,600 cases amid armed clashes

Response activities have been curbed owing to violence for 4 straight days, as deaths hit 1,069.

May 07, 2019

May 07, 2019
Ebola vaccination

With rising cases and dwindling stockpiles, WHO suggests alternative Ebola vaccination strategies

Changes that broaden the reach of the vaccines reflect persistent insecurity problems, feedback from experts, and input from Ebola-hit communities.

May 06, 2019

May 06, 2019
UN troops in DR Congo

DRC warns of new Ebola wave after latest violence

With 43 new cases and 37 new deaths, the outbreak has reached 1,572 cases and 1,045 deaths.

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019
UN troop and helicopter DR Congo

Ebola deaths top 1,000 in increasingly dangerous outbreak

This year has seen 119 violent attacks, with 85 health workers injured or killed.

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.


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