News & Perspective

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.

Dec 23, 2015

Dec 23, 2015
eyes

Ebola studies reveal new findings on survivors, vaccine

Researchers used detailed exams in survivors to document eye problems, a common finding.

Dec 17, 2015

Dec 17, 2015
Ebola-infected cell

Ebola studies highlight survivor symptoms, malaria therapy

One study notes that US survivors were plagued with multiple, long-lasting symptoms.

Dec 16, 2015

Dec 16, 2015

West African Ebola region eyes January transmission end date

The WHO also confirmed that Liberia's recent cluster was sparked by virus that emerged again in a family member who had been infected earlier.

Dec 09, 2015

Dec 09, 2015
DNA sequencing

Ebola gene study reveals multiple spread routes in Liberia

Most cases arose from a single introduction that sprouted multiple transmission chains.

Dec 04, 2015

Dec 04, 2015
Ebola fact sheet

Last Liberian Ebola patients discharged from hospital

In related news, a review of US quarantine policies found they did harm and were unconstitutional.

Nov 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015
Baby Nubia

Youngest Ebola survivor leaves Guinea hospital

The infant—born to a mother who died from Ebola—received intensive treatment in an MSF facility, where she was given experimental antivirals.

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Ebola infant

Guinea begins countdown to end of Ebola transmission

Guinea's last patient is likely the outbreak's youngest survivor, born to a mother who died from her infection.

Nov 12, 2015

Nov 12, 2015
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey

UK nurse with Ebola meningitis released from isolation

Also, researchers note vaccine storage limitations, and Australia eases screening.

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