News & Perspective

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 12, 2019

News Scan for Nov 12, 2019

Saudi MERS infection
Northern Hemisphere flu rise
New US measles cases
Measles outbreak in DRC

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 05, 2019

Nov 05, 2019

News Scan for Nov 05, 2019

More Ebola in the DRC
High-dose 4-strain flu vaccine
Over-the-counter flu test
Lesotho measles outbreak

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.

Nov 01, 2019

Nov 01, 2019

News Scan for Nov 01, 2019

New DRC Ebola infection
Another Saudi MERS case
Polio in 5 countries
Romaine-linked E coli outbreak
US flu remains low

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.

Oct 30, 2019

Oct 30, 2019
Fever screening at entry point

DRC Ebola total rises as South Sudan clash kills screeners

The WHO says the few remaining hot spots still pose a risk of spread to other areas.

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