News & Perspective

Mar 11, 2015

Mar 11, 2015
World Food Programme trucks

WHO: Ebola cases keep coming, but footprint is smaller

Incidence has declined little since late January, but Liberia has now gone 2 weeks with no cases.

Feb 24, 2015

Feb 24, 2015
Monrovia street vendor

Liberia's jobless level shows some gain with Ebola drop

About 20% of Liberians who were unemployed during the Ebola outbreak have returned to the workforce.

Feb 23, 2015

Feb 23, 2015
Guinea roadway

UN seeks $900 million for phase 2 Ebola response

UN funding is needed to cover its response activities in the region through 2015, with an urgent need to ramp up before the rainy season.

Feb 18, 2015

Feb 18, 2015
Cemetery cross

Ebola-hit nations struggle with local resistance, unreported cases

The outbreak nations reported 128 new cases last week, lifting the total to 23,218, including 9,365 deaths.

Feb 17, 2015

Feb 17, 2015
Planting seedlings in Africa

FAO unveils Guinea project for Ebola prevention, rural recovery

The $5 million initiative for rural Guinea pairs Ebola prevention messages with help for farmers.

Feb 13, 2015

Feb 13, 2015
Hand with syringe

Human trial of 4th Ebola vaccine launches in Australia

Novavax trial involves 230 adults, as outbreak cases near 23,000.

Feb 10, 2015

Feb 10, 2015
Ebola orphan

Ebola cases rise; UNICEF cites progress placing orphans

Outbreak countries report 100 more confirmed cases but have made great progress placing orphans, UNICEF says.

Feb 05, 2015

Feb 05, 2015
Conakry social mobilization

UN: Funds urgently needed to tackle Ebola obstacles

Officials say $1 billion is needed now, ahead of the upcoming rainy season.

Jan 30, 2015

Jan 30, 2015
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed and David Nabarro

Ebola response evolves amid slowing cases

UNMEER head calls the situation "perilous," because the disease is still present in 25 of 66 districts in the three outbreak nations.

Jan 22, 2015

Jan 22, 2015
Ebola virus

Ebola outbreak nations report steady trickle of cases

Liberia has 46 new Ebola cases, Sierra Leone 22, and Guinea 2.

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