News & Perspective

Nov 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014
GSK Ebola vaccine recipient

First human trial of NIH-GSK Ebola vaccine shows promise

Study results showed a good immune response at a high dose.

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 18, 2014
Ebola virus

COMMENTARY: Ebola virus transmission via contact and aerosol — a new paradigm

The authors expand on a previous commentary by clarifying the possible role that aerosol transmission might play in Ebola transmission and offer new language for discussing disease transmission.

Nov 17, 2014

Nov 17, 2014
Personal protective equipment

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital

It is the 2nd Ebola death on US soil; meanwhile, the country will start screening travelers from Mali.

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