News & Perspective

Jun 12, 2019

Jun 12, 2019
Ebola donning PPE

Uganda has 2 more Ebola cases as WHO reconvenes experts

A boy confirmed infected yesterday in Uganda has died, and 2 relatives have Ebola.

Jun 11, 2019

Jun 11, 2019
Main road in DR Congo

Uganda confirms first Ebola case linked to DRC outbreak

The patient is 5, and at least two of his family members also have Ebola symptoms.

Jun 11, 2019
Measles vaccination in Africa

DRC declares measles outbreak after 1,500 deaths

Since the first of the year officials have tallied 87,000 suspected cases in 23 of the DRC's 26 provinces.

Jun 10, 2019

Jun 10, 2019
DRC Ebola banner

DRC daily Ebola totals show possible signs of slowing

The outbreak has now reached 2,062 infections, with deaths climbing to 1,390.

Jun 07, 2019

Jun 07, 2019
Ebola health workers

WHO details some strides in Ebola response

The agency highlights earlier case-contact registration and a drastically lower rate of healthcare-related disease spread.

Jun 07, 2019

News Scan for Jun 07, 2019

New resistant-TB drug
Polio in 3 nations
TB test shortage
Avian flu in Mexico, South Africa

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019
Doctor with African children

Follow-up study: Mass azithromycin still tied to fewer child deaths

A longer-term study in Niger finds much the same protective effect.

Jun 06, 2019
Ebola treatment tents

No 'reset' with Ebola outbreak, WHO official says

"We get to adapt… and make the response the best we can make it," the WHO's Mike Ryan, MD, says.

Jun 06, 2019

News Scan for Jun 06, 2019

Global STI burden
World Food Safety Day

Jun 05, 2019

Jun 05, 2019
Ebola doctor's reflection in mirror

New violence in Beni, DRC, as Ebola lab targeted

Seventeen new infections and 11 new fatalities raise outbreak totals to 2,025 cases and 1,357 deaths.

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