News & Perspective

Mar 31, 2015

Mar 31, 2015
Lab worker with test tubes

BioCryst gets HHS contract for Ebola drug development

Funding will be used to continue trials of BCX4430 and prepare for its large-scale manufacture.

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Ebola hand washing

Abstinence, other steps for Ebola nations as cases top 25,000

Liberian officials urged longer sexual abstinence for survivors, and extra response measures are under way in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
Syringe on vials

Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered

The findings clear the way for the next step, which may require a change in venue.

Mar 26, 2015

Mar 26, 2015
Ebola virus

Gene study finds no worrisome changes in Ebola virus

The virus may be more stable than a study in August found.

Mar 25, 2015

Mar 25, 2015
Conakry residents receive UNICEF info

Ebola cases drop as progress shown in Guinea, Sierra Leone

The WHO says 79 confirmed cases were reported, down from 150 the week before.

Mar 25, 2015

Ebola vaccine trial launches in Guinea; Chinese vaccine test detailed

Guinea's trial involves ring vaccination, a strategy used to used to stamp out smallpox in the 1970s.

Mar 23, 2015

Mar 23, 2015
Entering an Ebola treatment unit

One-year Ebola reviews by MSF, Oxfam cite early missteps

MSF says health groups were slow to respond, but affected nations were, too.

Mar 20, 2015

Mar 20, 2015
Ebola burial team

Documents shed new light on WHO's slow Ebola response

The WHO may have delayed an emergency declaration for 2 months partly for political reasons.

Mar 19, 2015

Mar 19, 2015
Quarantine in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone orders Ebola lockdown; more aid workers evacuated

Sierra Leone announces a quarantine for its western regions, as more US health workers are evacuated.

Mar 18, 2015

Mar 18, 2015
Community engagement in Guinea

Guinea's Ebola cases rise sharply, as cases ebb elsewhere

Though patterns look promising in Sierra Leone and Liberia, cases spiked in Guinea.

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