News & Perspective

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015
United Nations flags

Ebola recovery goals focus on rebuilding health systems

As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.

May 06, 2015

May 06, 2015
Chlorine distribution in Guinea

Progress against Ebola advances in Guinea and Sierra Leone

The two nations saw only 18 cases last week from just a few hot spots.

Apr 27, 2015

Apr 27, 2015

News Scan for Apr 27, 2015

New UNMEER leader
Chikungunya increase
H7N9 case in China
Avian flu in Taiwan, Vietnam, Russia
Travel alerts for dengue, RRVD

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 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 10, 2014

Dec 10, 2014
Ebola patient in Lunsar, Sierra Leone

Ebola struggle intensifies in Sierra Leone

The WHO and others are waging a battle to stop an "ominous spike" in Ebola cases in eastern Sierra Leone, while the western region is also a concern.

Dec 05, 2014

Dec 05, 2014
PCR typing tray

CDC profiles Ebola queries; UN worker sickened in Liberia

The CDC has fielded Ebola questions about 650 people, with 61 (9%) tested for the disease.

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.

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