News & Perspective

Dec 20, 2018

Dec 20, 2018
Egyptian fruit bat

Marburg-carrying bats found in West Africa for first time

Marburg virus, harbored by fruit bats, has over the years caused 12 known outbreaks in sub-Saharan Africa.

Dec 04, 2018

Dec 04, 2018
Ebola safe burial team

More Ebola in DRC as WHO says it has outbreak 'covered'

With 9 new infections, the country now has 453 cases and 268 deaths, and 71 people are under investigation.

Nov 30, 2018

Nov 30, 2018

News Scan for Nov 30, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
Avian flu in Minnesota, South Africa
US flu continues rise

Nov 27, 2018

Nov 27, 2018

News Scan for Nov 27, 2018

Ebola in the DRC
More acute flaccid myelitis
Freeze-dried polio vaccine
Zika in India

Nov 06, 2018

Nov 06, 2018
Disinfecting Ebola PPE

DRC reports 3 Ebola cases in high-risk village, 2 others

The outbreak total has reached 305, with 189 deaths and 60 suspected cases.

Nov 02, 2018

Nov 02, 2018
UN Peacekeepers

DRC Ebola total grows by 2; health experts push for high-level support

In other developments, Uganda will start vaccinating health workers in high-risk areas, and 2 global experts press for more high-level involvement, including US committment.

Oct 24, 2018

Oct 24, 2018

News Scan for Oct 24, 2018

New DRC Ebola cases
Deadly NJ adenovirus outbreak
Hepatitis A vaccine in homeless
HPV vaccine messaging

Oct 23, 2018

Oct 23, 2018
kids handwashing

Ebola cases in Beni top 100 as 6 more cases reported

Health officials are probing why a disproportionate number of children are among the recent cases in Beni.

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018

News Scan for Oct 18, 2018

Lassa spread in Nigeria
US arbovirus trends
Identifying infection prevention gaps

Oct 03, 2018

Oct 03, 2018

News Scan for Oct 03, 2018

Ebola treatment trial
More egg-linked Salmonella
New tetracycline approved
Cholera in Zimbabwe

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