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Aug 24, 2016

Aug 24, 2016

News Scan for Aug 24, 2016

Favipiravir benefits for Ebola
Polio emergency continues

Feb 18, 2016

Feb 18, 2016
La Guardia Airport

CDC to end Ebola-related screening of travelers from Guinea

The move signals the end of enhanced screening in the United States related to West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

Jan 14, 2016

Jan 14, 2016
Ebola orphans

WHO marks end of Ebola transmission in West Africa

The WHO also warned of the risk of flare-ups due to ligering virus in some survivors, a threat it says will decline with time.

May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

News Scan for May 21, 2015

Details on new rabies variant
Ebola clinical symptoms
Global polio progress
Peanut butter Salmonella settlement

Feb 12, 2015

Feb 12, 2015
Guinea Red Cross worker

Red Cross highlights attacks on Guinea Ebola workers

Attacks include an incident 4 days ago involving burial workers in Forecariah.

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Ebola workers in Liberia carry a body bag.

CDC to deploy Ebola response team to help hospitals

The CDC has set up a special team to assist any hospital that has a confirmed Ebola patient.

Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014
UN flag

UN sets up Ebola headquarters in Ghana

The new UN mission headquarters in Accra will have a strong presence in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Sep 12, 2014

Sep 12, 2014
Cuba flag

Cuba commits health workers for Ebola response

As Cuba offers 165 health workers, cases continued unchecked, notably in Monrovia, Liberia.

Sep 05, 2014

Sep 05, 2014
Blood bags

WHO on Ebola: Blood may offer help now, vaccines this fall

Blood products may offer early help, while vaccines may be ready in November.

Sep 04, 2014

Sep 04, 2014
Ebola control trainer

West Africa's Ebola count soars higher

The latest WHO update shows a 20% increase in cases as the organization convenes a meeting of experts to discuss experimental drugs and vaccines.

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