News & Perspective

Sep 20, 2019

Sep 20, 2019
UN Ebola lead David Gressly

UN Ebola lead Gressly visits Ituri, DRC, promises funds

"Ebola is a reality, not a chimera," Gressly says, urging cooperation with response efforts.

Sep 19, 2019

Sep 19, 2019

News Scan for Sep 19, 2019

Ebola intensity increases
Philippines polio case
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Eastern equine encephalitis in 5 states
Universal flu vaccine grant

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019
Ebola troops

Violence, 15 new Ebola cases reported in DRC outbreak

The death rate stands at 67%, with 56% of cases involving women and 29% in children.

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019
Ebola vaccination in DR Congo

WHO: Too early to say if drop in Ebola rate is significant

Only 1 new case was confirmed today, raising the outbreak total to 3,130, with 2,096 deaths.

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Sep 13, 2019

Sep 13, 2019
Ebola personal protective equipment

WHO urges caution amid Ebola decline in DRC

As if to illustrate the point, cases surged by 14 today, lifting the outbreak total to 3,113 infections.

Sep 12, 2019

Sep 12, 2019

News Scan for Sep 12, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Global vaccine summit
Cytomegalovirus vaccine trial

Sep 11, 2019

Sep 11, 2019

News Scan for Sep 11, 2019

More Ebola in the DRC
HPV herd protection
Fluoroquinolones and leaky heart valves

Sep 10, 2019

Sep 10, 2019
Trip to DR Congo Ebola front lines

Azar, Redfield among US officials heading to DRC to assess Ebola

Cases have grown to 3,084, including 2,070 deaths.

Sep 09, 2019

Sep 09, 2019
Health worker with patient in DR Congo

With Ebola cases rising, officials launch new infection control steps

People often turn first to local clinics, which aren't as prepared to detect the virus.

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