News & Perspective

May 03, 2019

May 03, 2019
UN troop and helicopter DR Congo

Ebola deaths top 1,000 in increasingly dangerous outbreak

This year has seen 119 violent attacks, with 85 health workers injured or killed.

May 03, 2019

News Scan for May 03, 2019

WHO H5N1 flu confirmation
Carbapenem reduction strategy
More polio in Afghanistan, Pakistan
Flu imprinting research
Mayaro virus in South America

May 02, 2019

May 02, 2019

News Scan for May 02, 2019

More Ebola cases, deaths
Fatal H5N1 avian flu in Nepal
FDA approves dengue vaccine
Measles vaccine production
Chikungunya in the Congo

May 01, 2019

May 01, 2019
Safe and dignified burial

DRC Ebola cases near 1,500 after deadliest month

The outbreak has reached 1,495 cases and 984 deaths, including 406 cases and 308 deaths in April.

May 01, 2019

News Scan for May 01, 2019

Philippines measles outbreak
Enterovirus and neurologic disease

Apr 30, 2019

Apr 30, 2019
WHO director-general in DR Congo

WHO officials visit Ebola hot spot, call for more support

"WHO and partners cannot tackle these challenges without the international community stepping in" to provide funds.

Apr 30, 2019

News Scan for Apr 30, 2019

Final turkey Salmonella update
Global measles outbreaks
Korean flu resurgence
Combo flu infections
HPV vaccine gaps
Pakistan polio vaccination pause

Apr 29, 2019

Apr 29, 2019
Veterinarian on pig farm

UN report calls for urgent action against antimicrobial resistance

Taking a One Health approach, the authors say implementation of national action plans has been slow.

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
UN security team

WHO: 'Notable escalation' of violence in DRC Ebola outbreak

The outbreak totals now stand at 1,373 cases, including 890 deaths.

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019

News Scan for Apr 24, 2019

Hospital MERS outbreak
Repeat flu infections

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