News & Perspective

Apr 01, 2019

Apr 01, 2019
Ebola decontamination in DR Congo

DRC ends March with ongoing surge of Ebola cases

According to the WHO's online dashboard, cases have reached 1,089, including 676 deaths.

Mar 29, 2019

Mar 29, 2019
Ebola PPE in DR Congo

DRC Ebola total grows by 15; new antiviral clears hurdle

The FDA clears remdesivir for development under the Animal Rule.

Mar 28, 2019

Mar 28, 2019
Raising Ebola awareness in the DR Congo

As Ebola rages in DRC, survey highlights wide mistrust

Only 32% of residents trust that authorities represent their best interest, and 26% believe Ebola isn't real.

Mar 27, 2019

Mar 27, 2019
Ebola morning briefing in DRC

WHO names new Ebola chief in DRC as 7 more cases noted

Cases have now reached 1,029, and deaths have climbed to 639.

Mar 26, 2019

Mar 26, 2019
DRC hand washing chlorination, Oxfam

Ebola sickens 6 more in DR Congo

Nonprofit group Oxfam worries that upcoming local elections may trigger more violence and impede response activities.

Mar 26, 2019

News Scan for Mar 26, 2019

Limits of rapid diagnostics
Measles in Michigan, NY
More Lassa in Nigeria

Mar 25, 2019

Mar 25, 2019
Mother and child in Ebola region

Ebola cases pass 1,000 as DRC records 58 cases last week

"This outbreak has gone on far too long," WHO chief says.

Mar 21, 2019

Mar 21, 2019
Ebola outbreak in Beni, DRC

Ebola total approaches 1,000 as cases reappear in Beni

Cases have hit 991, and a baby recently became one of the 614 deaths.

Mar 20, 2019

Mar 20, 2019
Ebola decontamination in DRC

Spike in Ebola cases continues in DRC

The past 5 days have seen 44 Ebola cases, including 12 today, though officials have noted fewer cases in children.

Mar 19, 2019

Mar 19, 2019
Ebola paperwork in DR Congo

Eight more sickened in DRC's Ebola outbreak

Cases have climbed to 968, including 606 deaths, and the WHO details more violence and infected health workers.

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