News & Perspective

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.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Mar 16, 2015

Mar 16, 2015
Ebola virus

Health worker critically ill, as Ebola exposures prompt flurry of medical evacuations

An American health worker is in critical condition, and several US health worker contacts, and one from the UK, have been flown home for observation.

Mar 13, 2015

Mar 13, 2015
Double gloves

More potentially Ebola-exposed health workers flown to US, UK

As an infected American health worker arrives at the NIH, potentially exposed US and UK health workers are flown home.

Mar 12, 2015

Mar 12, 2015
Health workers in West Africa

Ebola strikes US health worker; deaths top 10,000

Another American health worker has been infected with Ebola in West Africa's outbreak region.

Mar 11, 2015

Mar 11, 2015
World Food Programme trucks

WHO: Ebola cases keep coming, but footprint is smaller

Incidence has declined little since late January, but Liberia has now gone 2 weeks with no cases.

Mar 10, 2015

Mar 10, 2015
Fever monitoring

External panel to review WHO Ebola response

The committee has been tasked with presenting by May a report on what has been called a slow response to the outbreak.

Mar 05, 2015

Mar 05, 2015
Vaccination Guinea

Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

Mar 04, 2015

Mar 04, 2015
Ebola command center

Ebola levels on the rise in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Although Liberia had no new cases, Guinea reported 51 and Sierra Leone 81 as response hurdles emerge.

Mar 03, 2015

Mar 03, 2015
Officials at European Union Ebola conference in Brussells

EU Ebola conference airs response needs, long-term goals

A Doctors without Borders official said the fatality rate in Ebola treatment centers is still an appalling 50%.

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