News & Perspective

Nov 21, 2019

Nov 21, 2019
UN troop transport in DR Congo

New violence suspends Ebola response in key hot spots

An attack on civilians leaves 8 dead, and WHO leaders voice their concern.

Nov 20, 2019

Nov 20, 2019
Ebola movements

Ebola continues decline, but mobile patients still pose a risk

Checkpoint workers caught up with a convoy near Beni, family members who were transporting the body of a man who died from Ebola.

Nov 14, 2019

Nov 14, 2019
Goat receiving medical care

Rift Valley fever outbreak reported in Sudan

Officials have reported 293 suspected cases in 6 states alongside outbreaks of the disease in goats.

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 13, 2019
Ebola response in North Kivu, DR Congo

WHO: Biakato Mines region linked to recent Ebola cases

With 4 new infections confirmed today, the outbreak has grown to 3,291 cases, of which 2,192 have proved fatal.

Nov 12, 2019

Nov 12, 2019
Ebola vaccine injected into arm

WHO OKs Merck Ebola vaccine, paving way for stockpile

Prequalification comes a day after European officials granted full approval.

Nov 11, 2019

Nov 11, 2019
MONUSCO Ebola vax

European Commission grants final approval to Merck's Ebola vaccine

In other developments, only 1 new Ebola case has been reported in recent days.

Nov 07, 2019

Nov 07, 2019
Ebola vaccination

European regulators consider 2nd Ebola vaccine

With 1 new case today, the outbreak total climbs to 3,286, and recent cases reflect movement of infected people.

Nov 06, 2019

Nov 06, 2019
Ebola response in DR Congo

DRC Ebola cases hit 3,285 as transmission rate slows

Also, a study today highlights serious long-term symptoms among Ebola survivors.

Nov 04, 2019

Nov 04, 2019

Johnson & Johnson's Ebola vaccine lands in DRC

11,000 doses of Johnson & Johnson's Ebola vaccine arrived in the DRC over the weekend.

Oct 31, 2019

Oct 31, 2019
Ebola vaccine campaign

Consortium readies for launch of 2nd Ebola vaccine in DRC

Also, a woman apparently survived the disease but contracted it again, fatally.

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