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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

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
Syringe on vials

Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered

The findings clear the way for the next step, which may require a change in venue.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Jan 23, 2015

Jan 23, 2015
ETU in Guinea

Liberia moves a step closer to Ebola vaccine trials

The first batch of an experimental Ebola vaccine landed today in an outbreak country, with officials projecting a trial launch in Liberia within weeks.

Oct 22, 2014

Oct 22, 2014
Thermometer

CDC to monitor travelers from West Africa for 21 days

The move comes a day after the DHS said travelers from outbreak nations would be funneled through 5 airports.

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Africa vaccination

At symposium, vaccine seen as best hope for arresting Ebola

Much of the meeting focused on effective vaccine, as a US official announced a large clinical trial in Liberia in December.

Sep 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014
US military truck

US announces surge of aid for West Africa's Ebola epidemic

The White House announces a plan to send 3,000 US troops and establish a command post in Liberia.

Sep 11, 2014

Sep 11, 2014
A person giving blood

Ebola survivor gives blood to doctor; experts push for more action

The WHO has said that blood given by Ebola survivors may help Ebola patients.

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