News & Perspective

Aug 26, 2014

Aug 26, 2014
Ebola treatment center in Guinea

WHO pulls Ebola team, probes site of staffer's infection

The WHO sent a team to a hot spot where one of its Ebola workers was infected.

Sep 15, 2014

Sep 15, 2014
Africa medical aid

UN security council to hold emergency Ebola talks

US lawmakers will hear from federal officials, ahead of an emergency UN Security Council meeting on Ebola.

Sep 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014
US military truck

US announces surge of aid for West Africa's Ebola epidemic

The White House announces a plan to send 3,000 US troops and establish a command post in Liberia.

Sep 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014
UN Security Council Chambers

UN Security Council adopts special mission for Ebola

The unanimous resolution creates the first ever special mission geared to a public health crisis.

Sep 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014
Jailed person

Guinea arrests six in fatal attack on Ebola team

The brutal attack occurred 3 days ago; also, Sierra Leone has imposed a curfew to combat disease spread.

Sep 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO offers profile of Ebola epidemic and its lessons

Reports trace the evolution of the epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, painting a mostly bleak picture but with glimmers of hope.

Sep 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014
Obama at United Nations

At UN, Obama urges more countries to join Ebola battle

Ebola was spotlighted at the UN General Assembly, and Pope Francis added an appeal.

Oct 03, 2014

Oct 03, 2014
Oral thermometers

Texas contact tracing identifies 50 for Ebola fever monitoring

Of the 50 people identified for 21-day fever monitoring, only 10 had high-risk exposure.

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
Scientist in lab

Experts urge innovative ways to test new Ebola drugs

Experts today pushed for new ways to test Ebola treatments, and two groups renewed their urgent pleas for aid.

Nov 03, 2014

Nov 03, 2014
Africa globe

Ebola tops agenda at WHO African leaders meeting

African health ministers will nominate a new expert to lead the WHO's regional office for a 5-year term.

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