News & Perspective

Nov 04, 2015

Nov 04, 2015
Ebola baby

Newborn's Ebola infection adds to Guinea's total

The child's case is the 4th—including a death—from the same family in Forecariah district.

Oct 20, 2015

Oct 20, 2015
Camel and Saudi man

MERS sickens one more in Saudi Arabia

The new case is in Hofuf, and WHO's director-general said Saudi health authorities have discussed vaccine development with US officials.

Aug 19, 2015

Aug 19, 2015
IV drip

Riyadh MERS total grows; team reports promising vaccine results

Three new cases are noted, and an NIH study shows promising vaccine results in animals.

Jul 28, 2015

Jul 28, 2015
MERS virus

New Saudi MERS case as teams publish animal studies

South Korea's government considers the hospital-linked outbreak over, as researchers reported on early vaccine and antibody findings.

Jul 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Freetown street scene

Ebola activity steady, back in Guinea and Sierra Leone capitals

Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.

Mar 31, 2015

Mar 31, 2015
Lab worker with test tubes

BioCryst gets HHS contract for Ebola drug development

Funding will be used to continue trials of BCX4430 and prepare for its large-scale manufacture.

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
Syringe on vials

Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered

The findings clear the way for the next step, which may require a change in venue.

Mar 26, 2015

Mar 26, 2015
Ebola virus

Gene study finds no worrisome changes in Ebola virus

The virus may be more stable than a study in August found.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Feb 27, 2015

Feb 27, 2015
Ebola treatment in Guinea

Trial of Ebola drug ZMapp launches in Liberia, US

Steeply dropping cases, though, may cause the NIAID to vary from the original trial design.

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