News & Perspective

Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14, 2019

News Scan for Aug 14, 2019

Burundi Ebola vaccine campaign
Zika antibodies and microcephaly
Myanmar dengue outbreak
Yuma romaine testing results
Tahini importer warning letter

Sep 16, 2019

Sep 16, 2019
HHS Secretary Azar Ebola

US officials end visit to DRC Ebola region; cases rise to 3,129

US officials said other outbreak indicators such as deaths in the community need to improve before they feel more confident about the recent drop in cases.

Sep 06, 2019

Sep 06, 2019
Ebola community outreach

Ebola cases rise by 13, with spread in insecure and border areas

Response efforts face challenges like continued insecurity, unrest, community resistance, and funding shortages.

Sep 03, 2019

Sep 03, 2019
Ebola UN peacekeeping troops

Ebola case counts grow by 26, raising total to 3,043

A girl diagnosed in Uganda may have acquired her infection in a healthcare facility, the WHO says.

Aug 30, 2019

Aug 30, 2019
Red Cross workers at Uganda-DR Congo border

Girl dies from Ebola in Uganda; 14 more infected in DRC

Cases have now reached 3,017, and a new hot spot in Ituri province has developed.

Aug 29, 2019

Aug 29, 2019

New Ebola case confirmed in Uganda as DRC tops 3,000

The girl's Ebola symptoms were flagged at an entry point in the same district of Uganda where imported cases were detected in June. 

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

News Scan for May 28, 2019

Flour E coli outbreak
Prospective audit and feedback outcomes
Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Yellow fever in Uganda
Polio in Central African Republic

Aug 02, 2019

Aug 02, 2019
temperature screening

Ebola reports show more health workers infected

Daily updates from the health ministry resume and detail contact tracing in Goma, where local spread recently began.

Mar 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019

News Scan for Mar 12, 2019

Uganda-DRC plague cases
Lassa in Nigeria
Smallpox vaccine candidate delay
National Academies vaccine website

Jul 31, 2019

Jul 31, 2019
Ebola prevention pamphlet

On eve of 1-year mark, WHO calls Ebola in DRC 'relentless'

"This outbreak is one with unprecedented challenges." the WHO's Moeti says.

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