News & Perspective

Jan 20, 2016

Jan 20, 2016

News Scan for Jan 20, 2016

US Zika cases in pregnancy
H5N1 outbreaks in Nigeria
Lassa fever in Nigeria

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.

Jan 11, 2016

Jan 11, 2016

News Scan for Jan 11, 2016

High global melioidosis burden
New chikungunya cases
H5 in Scotland, Vietnam, Nigeria
Lassa fever in Nigeria

Oct 15, 2015

Oct 15, 2015

News Scan for Oct 15, 2015

Countermeasures for emerging disease
More cuke Salmonella
H5 in Nigeria, Gaza
Invasive mosquitoes
Super-spreading events

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 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014
N-95s and gloves

CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola

The guidance emphasizes unexposed skin and suggests either N-95s or PAPRs for respiratory protection.

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 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO offers profile of Ebola epidemic and its lessons

Reports trace the evolution of the epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, painting a mostly bleak picture but with glimmers of hope.

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