News & Perspective

Oct 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019
Ebola Sensitization

DRC sees 10 new cases of Ebola in 3 days

In other developments, top health officials from 10 African nations met in the DRC today and agreed on a joint preparedness framework.

Oct 18, 2019

Oct 18, 2019
Ebola kids

WHO advisors extend Ebola emergency; European regulators conditionally approve vaccine

In other Ebola developments today, three newly confirmed cases were reported in the outbreak region.

Oct 04, 2019

Oct 04, 2019
Ebola survivor

WHO notes Ebola shift to rural areas, posing new challenges

Also, global health officials note that 1,000 people in the DRC have now recovered from the disease.

Oct 03, 2019

Oct 03, 2019
Ebola gloving

Report details steps taken to ready Uganda for Ebola

Earlier gaps included multiple Ebola definitions and shortages of personal protective equipment.

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Sep 06, 2019

Sep 06, 2019
Ebola community outreach

Ebola cases rise by 13, with spread in insecure and border areas

Response efforts face challenges like continued insecurity, unrest, community resistance, and funding shortages.

Sep 03, 2019

Sep 03, 2019
Ebola UN peacekeeping troops

Ebola case counts grow by 26, raising total to 3,043

A girl diagnosed in Uganda may have acquired her infection in a healthcare facility, the WHO says.

Aug 30, 2019

Aug 30, 2019
Red Cross workers at Uganda-DR Congo border

Girl dies from Ebola in Uganda; 14 more infected in DRC

Cases have now reached 3,017, and a new hot spot in Ituri province has developed.

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

New Ebola case confirmed in Uganda as DRC tops 3,000

The girl's Ebola symptoms were flagged at an entry point in the same district of Uganda where imported cases were detected in June. 

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

News Scan for Aug 14, 2019

Burundi Ebola vaccine campaign
Zika antibodies and microcephaly
Myanmar dengue outbreak
Yuma romaine testing results
Tahini importer warning letter

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