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Aug 26, 2019

Aug 26, 2019

News Scan for Aug 26, 2019

Online CWD resource center
DRC Ebola case rise
US, Canada Listeria outbreaks
Saudi MERS cases
More US measles

Aug 23, 2019

Aug 23, 2019
Ebola treatment cube in Beni

WHO: Ebola numbers underscore need for changes, funding

Disease in hot spots like Beni continues to feed other areas, such as recent cases in South Kivu province.

Aug 22, 2019

Aug 22, 2019
Ebola health workers in DR Congo

Fourth Ebola case reported in DRC's South Kivu province

Officials are bracing for more cases and spread to new areas after a community protest led to the suspension of Ebola response activities.

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019
Woman in DR Congo Ebola treatment center

Hospital Ebola spread confirmed in South Kivu, DRC

A mother and child in South Kivu province became infected after contact with a patient from Beni.

Aug 20, 2019

Aug 20, 2019

News Scan for Aug 20, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Flu lingering in Australia
Broadly protective flu patch
Fast-tracked Zika vaccine

Aug 19, 2019

Aug 19, 2019
Ebola survivor

Ebola spreads in DRC provinces as cases approach 2,900

With 27 new infections in the past 3 days, the outbreak has grown to 2,888 cases and 1,934 deaths.

Aug 16, 2019

Aug 16, 2019
Ebola nurse and baby

Ebola spreads to 3rd DRC province — South Kivu

The outbreak has now grown to 2,861 cases, including 1,913 deaths, as the UN announces more funding.

Aug 15, 2019

Aug 15, 2019

News Scan for Aug 15, 2019

More DRC Ebola cases
Australian flu activity analysis
Rotavirus vaccine impact
Lyme serologic testing

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

News Scan for Aug 14, 2019

Burundi Ebola vaccine campaign
Zika antibodies and microcephaly
Myanmar dengue outbreak
Yuma romaine testing results
Tahini importer warning letter

Aug 13, 2019

Aug 13, 2019
Beni street scene

Ebola persists in Beni and Mandima hot spots; orphan numbers grow

Also, insecurity flares again in Beni, with suspected ADF attacks and resulting community protests.

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