News & Perspective

Aug 09, 2019

Aug 09, 2019
Ebola child vax

Ebola outbreak grows by 6 in DRC

Also, an expert warns the virus could become endemic, and researchers say an already approved drug might help.

Aug 09, 2019

News Scan for Aug 09, 2019

Adjuvanted flu vaccine trial
Polio in Pakistan
Antibiotics and rheumatoid arthritis
Bioweapons detection investigation request

Aug 07, 2019

Aug 07, 2019
Ebola child care center

DRC Ebola impact getting worse for children

Four times as many children died from Ebola in the past 6 months compared with the previous 6 months.

Aug 06, 2019

Aug 06, 2019

News Scan for Aug 06, 2019

More Ebola in DRC
Antibiotics for noninfections
Measles in Africa
Philippines dengue epidemic
Funding for Lassa drug

Aug 05, 2019

Aug 05, 2019

News Scan for Aug 05, 2019

Ebola cases rise steadily
MERS case in Saudi Arabia
Measles cases slow
Army biolab suspension
Pregnancy and influenza

Aug 02, 2019

Aug 02, 2019
temperature screening

Ebola reports show more health workers infected

Daily updates from the health ministry resume and detail contact tracing in Goma, where local spread recently began.

Aug 02, 2019

News Scan for Aug 02, 2019

Polio cases and positive findings
NY Powassan virus death
Prenatal flu vaccination access

Aug 01, 2019

Aug 01, 2019
DRC PPE

Two new cases in Goma as DRC Ebola outbreak reaches 1-year mark

In other developments, the WHO said Beni is still the main hot spot and that the pace of new infections hasn't changed much.

Jul 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Ebola prevention pamphlet

On eve of 1-year mark, WHO calls Ebola in DRC 'relentless'

"This outbreak is one with unprecedented challenges." the WHO's Moeti says.

Jul 30, 2019

Jul 30, 2019
Ebola sampling

Second Ebola case detected in city of Goma, DRC

So far, health officials haven't found a connection to a case reported earlier this month.

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