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Oct 10, 2017

Oct 10, 2017

News Scan for Oct 10, 2017

Chikungunya in Europe
Ebola ring vaccination
Flu antivirals reduce ICU use

Jan 28, 2016

Jan 28, 2016

News Scan for Jan 28, 2016

More US listeriosis
H7N9 cases in China
Ebola screening

Jul 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015
Vaccine nurse

High effectiveness found in Guinea Ebola ring vaccination trial

The vaccine was 100% effective in those who received it soon after possible exposure, setting the scene for it quickly to become a useful response tool.

Mar 25, 2015

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 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.

Nov 24, 2014

Nov 24, 2014
Ebola vaccine shot

NewLink, Merck deal boosts prospects for Ebola vaccine

The small biotech and the drug giant announced an agreement today.

Nov 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014
Ebola supply plane

Global leaders warn against Ebola complacency

Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders urged nations to continue aid for West Africa's Ebola outbreak region.

Nov 11, 2014

Nov 11, 2014
Empty beds in Liberian Ebola treatment unit

MSF: Ebola rapid teams needed for Liberian hot spots

MSF says the outbreak is not over and calls for rapid response teams for hot spots.

Nov 07, 2014

Nov 07, 2014
Candles

Revamped WHO burial protocols underscore dignity, religious practices

The WHO released new burial protocols and repeated its stance against travel bans.

Nov 04, 2014

Nov 04, 2014
Welcome to Canada billboard

WHO asks Canada to justify Ebola-related travel restrictions

The WHO is demanding an answer to restrictions on travel from West Africa.

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