News & Perspective

Aug 30, 2019

Aug 30, 2019
Red Cross workers at Uganda-DR Congo border

Girl dies from Ebola in Uganda; 14 more infected in DRC

Cases have now reached 3,017, and a new hot spot in Ituri province has developed.

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

New Ebola case confirmed in Uganda as DRC tops 3,000

The girl's Ebola symptoms were flagged at an entry point in the same district of Uganda where imported cases were detected in June. 

Aug 28, 2019

Aug 28, 2019
WHO vaccination team

South Kivu reports 5th Ebola case; MSF calls for expanded vaccination

In another new development, two experts say more research on Ebola in breastmilk is urgently needed to guide recommendations.

Aug 27, 2019

Aug 27, 2019

News Scan for Aug 27, 2019

DRC Ebola totals grow
Papaya food safety concerns
Smoking and increased flu risk
Pertussis vaccine in older adults
Barriers to mosquito bites

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.


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