News & Perspective

Jan 21, 2015

Jan 21, 2015
Baby bath in Ebola ETU

Ebola cases tumble as WHO extends public health emergency

Cases continued to drop, with WHO advisors saying complacency is the biggest obstacle to getting to zero.

Feb 17, 2015

Feb 17, 2015

News Scan for Feb 17, 2015

US measles cases rise
5 new Saudi MERS cases
More H7N9 in China
Botulism in heroin users

Mar 12, 2015

Mar 12, 2015
Health workers in West Africa

Ebola strikes US health worker; deaths top 10,000

Another American health worker has been infected with Ebola in West Africa's outbreak region.

Mar 13, 2015

Mar 13, 2015
Double gloves

More potentially Ebola-exposed health workers flown to US, UK

As an infected American health worker arrives at the NIH, potentially exposed US and UK health workers are flown home.

Mar 16, 2015

Mar 16, 2015
Ebola virus

Health worker critically ill, as Ebola exposures prompt flurry of medical evacuations

An American health worker is in critical condition, and several US health worker contacts, and one from the UK, have been flown home for observation.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Mar 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015
Community engagement in Guinea

Guinea's Ebola cases rise sharply, as cases ebb elsewhere

Though patterns look promising in Sierra Leone and Liberia, cases spiked in Guinea.

Mar 20, 2015

Mar 20, 2015

News Scan for Mar 20, 2015

Flu vaccine viruses
WHO on 15 Saudi MERS cases
UK PCV success

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Ebola hand washing

Abstinence, other steps for Ebola nations as cases top 25,000

Liberian officials urged longer sexual abstinence for survivors, and extra response measures are under way in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Apr 01, 2015

Apr 01, 2015
Soap and chlorine

Ebola expands in Guinea, shrinks in Sierra Leone

Ebola cropped up again in two of Guinea's districts that hadn't reported cases in about 50 days.

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