News & Perspective

Aug 20, 2018

Aug 20, 2018
Ebola healthcare worker

Ebola case count rises as more health workers infected

The outbreak has grown to 91 cases (64 confirmed), including 50 fatalities.

Aug 17, 2018

Aug 17, 2018
Ebola vaccination

Health worker among 5 new cases in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak has grown to 78 cases, and vaccination has begun in the affected area.

Aug 16, 2018

Aug 16, 2018

News Scan for Aug 16, 2018

Ebola total grows
CDC: No national measles outbreak
mRNA flu vaccine collaboration

Aug 15, 2018

Aug 15, 2018
Ebola community members

Ebola cases mounting in DRC as region prepares for more

As the WHO detailed stepped-up efforts to prepare four key countries to prevent and detect cases, tests in Uganda ruled out three suspected cases.

Aug 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018
IV therapy

DRC Ebola cases surpass earlier outbreak total, virus infects 4 more health workers

The WHO's director-general today warned that 'red zones' in conflict areas could be hiding places for Ebola.

Aug 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018
Ebola treatment unit

Worries about security and healthcare exposures as DRC Ebola total grows to 52

A WHO official said Ebola spread could get worse before it gets better, due to health worker exposures early in the outbreak.

Aug 09, 2018

Aug 09, 2018
WHO contact tracing

DRC probes more suspected Ebola cases, rules out 3

The health ministry says 54 suspected cases are being investigated, up from 47.

Aug 08, 2018

Aug 08, 2018

News Scan for Aug 08, 2018

Ebola vaccination in DRC
Polio outbreaks in Nigeria
Italy and mandatory vaccines
Nipah recap

Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018
Ebola virus

Genetic tests confirm separate DRC Ebola outbreak; vaccination begins tomorrow

So far, there are 43 confirmed and probable cases, and health officials are probing 46 additional supected illnesses.

Aug 06, 2018

Aug 06, 2018
Ebola medic

DRC Ebola outbreak climbs to 43 cases in 6 health zones

Thirteen of the 43 cases are confirmed; 3 health workers were infected, 1 fatally.

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