News & Perspective

Jun 06, 2006

Jun 06, 2006

WHO confirms Indonesian H5N1 case; nurses test negative

(CIDRAP News) – The World Health Organization (WHO) today confirmed that a 15-year-old Indonesian boy who died May 30 had H5N1 avian influenza, but the agency said four nurses who had suspicious symptoms after caring for avian flu patients were not infected.

Jun 06, 2008

Jun 06, 2008

Hawaii begins testing some arriving travelers for flu

(CIDRAP News) – The first real test of a new program to screen some arriving passengers at the Honolulu airport for flu-like illness went smoothly this week, according to an official with the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH).

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.

Jan 08, 2015

Jan 08, 2015
Osprey lands in Tubmanburg, Liberia

UN officials weigh Ebola border challenges; SL cases top 10,000

UN officials meet with local leaders in Liberian hot spot.

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