News & Perspective

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015
Burial worker

Ebola cases rise, expand in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Cases jumped from 9 last week to 35 this week, spurred by unsafe burials.

May 18, 2015

May 18, 2015

News Scan for May 18, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone, Guinea
Niger meningitis epidemic
Misdiagnosis and antibiotic resistance
More chikungunya cases

May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015
Boy with jacket "Riposte contre Ebola"

Guinea sees spurt of Ebola cases; Sierra Leone has 1

Flares of the virus are tempering encouragement from a report saying both countries were making progress toward zero cases.

May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015
Italian flag

Ebola sickens Italian nurse; cases decline in outbreak region

The Italian nurse's infection represents the first exported case since March.

May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015
Ebola vaccine vial

Experts weigh challenges, options for Ebola vaccine clearance

Researchers study alternatives for quick licensure and how stepped-up strategies might help.

May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015
Smiling Ebola nurse

Liberia declared Ebola-free as panel reviews WHO response

Experts in Geneva map out research plans, and US advisors meet about vaccine licensure.

May 07, 2015

May 07, 2015
Ebola response worker

Experts air Ebola lessons ahead of World Health Assembly

Experts say lessons learned should make the world more prepared for future emergencies.

May 06, 2015

May 06, 2015
Chlorine distribution in Guinea

Progress against Ebola advances in Guinea and Sierra Leone

The two nations saw only 18 cases last week from just a few hot spots.

May 01, 2015

May 01, 2015
Ebola survivor

Probe of recent Liberian death finds Ebola sexual transmission clues

Evidence includes a gene signature match from the woman's blood and Ebola RNA in the man's semen.

Apr 29, 2015

Apr 29, 2015
Engagement of religious leaders in Guinea

Slow Ebola progress in affected nations shows need for response tweaks

Lab-confirmed cases held steady last week, while some response statistics show reason for concern.

Pages

Sort Results By:

 Sort Results By:

Narrow results by:

by country

by organization

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3MAccelerate DiagnosticsGilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by

  Become an underwriter»