News & Perspective

Mar 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018
Ebola recovery

In review of Ebola recovery, GAO urges better accountability

Of $1.6 billion appropriated, $412 million has been targeted to 131 projects.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
polio vaccine supplies

WHO vaccine advisors weigh in on polio, cholera, Ebola, diphtheria

Experts made more recommendations about fractional IPV dosing and also discussed issued related to cholera, Ebola, and diphtheria.

Apr 14, 2017

Apr 14, 2017
Ebola worker

Huge genome study dissects Ebola outbreak's spread

About 4% of patients traveled, a potential target for curbing disease spread.

Apr 06, 2017

Apr 06, 2017
Ebola vaccine trial

Large trial launches of different Ebola vaccine strategies

The phase 2 trials will enroll more than 5,000 adults and kids in Guinea and Liberia.

Nov 15, 2016

Nov 15, 2016
Ebola treatment unit

Mild Ebola cases may mean outbreak larger than thought

About 7.5% of close contacts tested positive, while another study dissected convalescent plasma use.

Oct 12, 2016

Oct 12, 2016
ZMapp Ebola drug research

Trial offers mixed view of Ebola drug ZMapp

"I would view the results . . . in an optimistic light," said lead author Richard Davey after the drug showed more than 90% efficacy.

Feb 18, 2016

Feb 18, 2016
La Guardia Airport

CDC to end Ebola-related screening of travelers from Guinea

The move signals the end of enhanced screening in the United States related to West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

Jan 14, 2016

Jan 14, 2016
Ebola orphans

WHO marks end of Ebola transmission in West Africa

The WHO also warned of the risk of flare-ups due to ligering virus in some survivors, a threat it says will decline with time.

Jan 06, 2016

Jan 06, 2016
Ebola treatment center

Ebola studies pan convalescent plasma, find hope for malaria regimen

Also, a short report notes gender differences during the outbreak, such as higher survival in females.

Dec 31, 2015

Dec 31, 2015
Sierra Leone slum

Conditions in Liberia's urban slums helped fuel Ebola spread

Social networks, though, were strong in poorer areas, which helped with disease control.

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