News & Perspective

Apr 03, 2019

Apr 03, 2019

News Scan for Apr 03, 2019

Ebola Bombali in Kenyan bats
Universal flu vaccine trial
E coli O103 in 4 states
Lassa fever in Nigeria
Waterborne hospital infections

Feb 18, 2016

Feb 18, 2016
La Guardia Airport

CDC to end Ebola-related screening of travelers from Guinea

The move signals the end of enhanced screening in the United States related to West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

News Scan for May 21, 2015

Details on new rabies variant
Ebola clinical symptoms
Global polio progress
Peanut butter Salmonella settlement

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Ebola workers in Liberia carry a body bag.

CDC to deploy Ebola response team to help hospitals

The CDC has set up a special team to assist any hospital that has a confirmed Ebola patient.

Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014
UN flag

UN sets up Ebola headquarters in Ghana

The new UN mission headquarters in Accra will have a strong presence in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Sep 05, 2014

Sep 05, 2014
Blood bags

WHO on Ebola: Blood may offer help now, vaccines this fall

Blood products may offer early help, while vaccines may be ready in November.

Aug 25, 2014

Aug 25, 2014
WHO Ebola workers

WHO: Medical worker infections and shortages hamper Ebola response

The WHO has heightened concerns about the impact the outbreak is having on frontline workers and the prospects of overseas help.

Aug 22, 2014

Aug 22, 2014
Ebola treatment center

As Ebola outbreak grows, WHO notes case-count difficulties

As West Africa's Ebola toll climbed by 142 cases and 77 deaths, the WHO conceded that the size of the epidemic has been underestimated.

Aug 20, 2014

Aug 20, 2014
Cargo being loaded on a plane

WHO sees start of shortages due to Ebola-related restrictions

The WHO said service suspensions by shippers are starting to squeeze food and fuel supplies in Ebola-affected countries.

Aug 19, 2014

Aug 19, 2014
African girls with hands on one another's shoulders

West Africa Ebola toll grows, along with cautious optimism

The WHO said it saw some signs of improving control efforts and public awareness in Nigeria and Guinea.

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