News & Perspective

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Bullet hole

WHO Ebola responder killed in hospital attack

Amid a violent attack on outbreak responders, the outbreak total climbed to 1,317 with the addition of 15 new cases.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019
Ebola health workers and personal protective equipment

Ebola outbreak grows by 12 as CDC issues new HCW advice

Cases have now topped 1,300 and include 843 deaths, with no signs of slowing.

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019
Aerial view of Beni, DR Congo

Ebola infects 17 more in DRC outbreak

Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.

Apr 16, 2019

Apr 16, 2019
Beni hospital

Studies find Ebola gene differences in recent DRC outbreaks

Today DRC health officials report 9 more cases and 7 more deaths.

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019
DRC Ebola vaccine campaign

Ebola cases climb by 44 as vaccine trial affirms high efficacy

Vaccine efficacy was 97.5%, as cases reach 1,264 and deaths top 800.

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019
WHO DR Congo Ebola airlift

WHO experts: Ebola in DRC still not global emergency

While the WHO defends the decision, some experts question the call—as cases keep mounting.

Apr 11, 2019

Apr 11, 2019
Ebola medic in Sierra Leone

DRC Ebola surge marks 2nd straight record-setting day

A 20-case day follows an 18-case day, and totals have now topped 1,200.

Apr 10, 2019

Apr 10, 2019
Doctor with Ebola patient DR Congo

DRC sees record-setting day, with 18 Ebola cases

Officials have confirmed 105 cases so far in April, and 1,186 in the outbreak to date.

Apr 09, 2019

Apr 09, 2019
Nurse caring for Ebola patient

Ebola cases climb to 1,168 as more health workers infected

DRC officials report 14 new cases and the community death of a health worker.

Apr 08, 2019

Apr 08, 2019

News Scan for Apr 08, 2019

US measles surge
Saudi MERS cases
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waning pertussis vaccine effect
Vaccine allergies


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