News & Perspective

May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019
Ebola warning sign in DR Congo

UN names new 'Ebola czar' for growing DRC outbreak

"An enhanced UN-wide response is required. . . . We have no time to lose," says David Gressly.

Jun 06, 2019

Jun 06, 2019

News Scan for Jun 06, 2019

Global STI burden
World Food Safety Day

Jun 13, 2019

Jun 13, 2019
PPE routine in Ebola treatment center

Ebola outbreak in DRC, Uganda tops 2,100 cases

The grandmother of the 5-year-old boy identified in Uganda has also died, and the family cluster is at 8 cases.

Jun 20, 2019

Jun 20, 2019
Jersey cows

FAO launches new vehicle to fund antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobials are needed to ensure food security, but they need to be used responsibly, an FAO official says.

Jul 12, 2019

Jul 12, 2019
DRC Ebola vaccine

DRC to stick with just 1 vaccine in Ebola outbreak

Merck's rVSV-ZEBOV is the only vaccine that will be used during the ever-growing outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

Jul 12, 2019

News Scan for Jul 12, 2019

Polio surge in Pakistan
Probe of flour E coli outbreak over
DRC measles vaccination

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019
Goma DRC

Ebola spread to Goma triggers new emergency talks, cases top 2,500

Also, a high-level meeting was held in Geneva today to assess the latest developments and build donor support.

Jul 29, 2019

Jul 29, 2019
UN Ebola preparedness mission center

DRC sees cases surge as Ebola outbreak hits 1-year mark

With 41 new cases in recent days, the outbreak has grown to 2,671 infections, including 1,782 fatalities.

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.

Aug 07, 2019

Aug 07, 2019

News Scan for Aug 07, 2019

Superbugs in Egyptian camels, workers
Local dengue in Miami area
Low preemie vaccination rates
Malaria deaths in Burundi

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