News & Perspective

Oct 15, 2019

Oct 15, 2019
UN trucks in North Kivu province, DR Congo

Butembo treatment center cleared of Ebola patients in DRC

Outbreak totals climb to 3,224 infections, including 2,150 fatal ones.

Oct 14, 2019

Oct 14, 2019
Ebola vaccine campaign in DR Congo

As Ebola cases climb, launch of 2nd vaccine in works

The Johnson & Johnson Ebola vaccine will be rolled out in November, officials say.

Oct 11, 2019

Oct 11, 2019
Blood centrifuge

New DRC Ebola cases confirmed as FDA OKs rapid test

The WHO continues to say that progress in curtailing the outbreak must be balanced with caution.

Oct 10, 2019

Oct 10, 2019
Zika babies with microcephaly

Study highlights Zika lessons, need to stay vigilant

The virus can have long-lasting consequences for those exposed in utero and will likely strike again, experts say.

Oct 10, 2019
DRC Ebola outbreak response

WHO: Ebola outbreak 'back to where it began'

Only 27 health zones are now reporting cases, down from 207 during the peak of the outbreak.

Oct 09, 2019

Oct 09, 2019
Red Cross Ebola worker

Response resumes following security problems in DRC Ebola hot spot

Also, tomorrow the WHO's Ebola emergency committee will meet to discuss the latest outbreak developments.

Oct 04, 2019

Oct 04, 2019
Ebola survivor

WHO notes Ebola shift to rural areas, posing new challenges

Also, global health officials note that 1,000 people in the DRC have now recovered from the disease.

Oct 03, 2019

Oct 03, 2019
Ebola gloving

Report details steps taken to ready Uganda for Ebola

Earlier gaps included multiple Ebola definitions and shortages of personal protective equipment.

Oct 02, 2019

Oct 02, 2019
Ebola education efforts

New Ebola cases confirmed in outbreak that hits women hard

Women and girls account for 58% of patients.

Sep 30, 2019

Sep 30, 2019
Ebola community outreach

Trickle of Ebola cases continues; survey probes public mistrust

Survey reveals that 12% think Ebola is fabricated and 72% do not completely trust responders.

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