News & Perspective

Mar 27, 2014

Mar 27, 2014
Africa graveyard

Four Ebola cases confirmed in Guinea's capital

The number of suspected and confirmed cases in the nation climbed from 86 to 103.

Apr 17, 2014

Apr 17, 2014
Gene sequencing

Study: Growing Guinea outbreak caused by new Ebola strain

The now-197-case Ebola outbreak is caused by a novel strain, researchers say.

May 08, 2014

May 08, 2014

News Scan for May 08, 2014

Two more Ebola deaths
Neglected parasitic infections
Salmonella from live poultry

May 27, 2014

May 27, 2014
Sierra Leone map

Ebola resurges with cases in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Guinea has had 8 recent Ebola cases, 3 fatal, and Sierra Leone reports 5 cases and 4 deaths.

May 28, 2014

May 28, 2014
Ebola virus

Ebola expands in Guinea, sickens more in Sierra Leone

Guinea reports 14 new cases and 5 new deaths, and Sierra Leone has 15 new cases and 1 new death.

May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014
Sierra Leone map

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone triple, to 50

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone have spiked from 16 on May 27 to 50, and Guinea has 10 new cases and Liberia 1.

Jun 06, 2014

Jun 06, 2014

News Scan for Jun 06, 2014

More West Africa Ebola
Lab-linked Salmonella outbreak
Public health at World Cup
Neglected zoonotic diseases

Jun 10, 2014

Jun 10, 2014
Ebola virus

More Ebola cases, deaths reported in West Africa

Guinea has reported 7 new cases, the WHO says, and Sierra Leone reported 8.

Jun 18, 2014

Jun 18, 2014
Liberia and Sierra Leone map

West Africa Ebola outbreak grows by 47 cases, 14 deaths

It is now the largest, deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.

Jun 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014
Personal protective equipment for Ebola

West African nations report 49 new Ebola cases

The lion's share of cases have been in Sierra Leone, and MSF calls the outbreak "out of control."

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