News & Perspective

Mar 15, 2019

Mar 15, 2019
Ebola vaccination

DRC Ebola total rises by 4 as survey shows high vaccine acceptance

The outbreak has reached 936 cases and 591 deaths.

Mar 14, 2019

Mar 14, 2019
Tedros in DRC

WHO chief says much larger Ebola outbreak averted

Tedros said there are signs the virus is retreating, but added that security is still the main challenge for health workers.

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019
Ebola health worker donning gloves

DRC reports 2 new Ebola cases; study notes seroprevalence in region

The DRC and Republic of Congo had seroprevalance rates of 2% to 3.5%.

Mar 12, 2019

Mar 12, 2019
Ebola health worker and patient

WHO: Ebola spread in DRC still 'moderate'

Officials report 2 new cases, as well as 3 incidents of violent encounters slowing vaccination efforts in Katwa, Butembo, and Kalunguta.

Mar 12, 2019

News Scan for Mar 12, 2019

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

Mar 11, 2019

Mar 11, 2019
MONUSCO soldier in DRC

New attack, case in high-risk village among latest Ebola perils

Officials report 5 new infections, expanding the outbreak to 923 cases.

Mar 08, 2019

Mar 08, 2019

News Scan for Mar 08, 2019

Five new Ebola cases in DRC
True cost of not vaccinating
MERS in Saudi Arabia
Pregnancy infections and autism
New polio case in Nigeria

Mar 07, 2019

Mar 07, 2019
Joanne Liu, MD

MSF warns of DRC Ebola response losing upper hand

Patients must be treated as patients, not as biothreats, MSF head says.

Mar 06, 2019

Mar 06, 2019

Ebola total tops 900 in DRC, with 7 new cases today

There are now officially 907 cases of Ebola in the DRC.

Mar 04, 2019

Mar 04, 2019
Ebola body on stretcher

Ebola treatment center reopens after arson as cases near 900

With 8 new infections (and 6 more deaths), the outbreak has grown to 897 cases.

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