News & Perspective

Jan 20, 2016

Jan 20, 2016
Ebola response in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone reports second new Ebola case

The infected woman is an aunt of the recently reported Ebola patient whose death marked the end of Ebola-free status in West Africa.

Jan 15, 2016

Jan 15, 2016
Sierra Leone map

Sierra Leone reports new Ebola case

Just hours after the WHO declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the outbreak region, the agency confirms a new, fatal case.

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 06, 2016

Jan 06, 2016
Ebola treatment center

Ebola studies pan convalescent plasma, find hope for malaria regimen

Also, a short report notes gender differences during the outbreak, such as higher survival in females.

Dec 31, 2015

Dec 31, 2015
Sierra Leone slum

Conditions in Liberia's urban slums helped fuel Ebola spread

Social networks, though, were strong in poorer areas, which helped with disease control.

Dec 29, 2015

Dec 29, 2015

News Scan for Dec 29, 2015

Guinea Ebola-free
H5N6 case in China

Dec 28, 2015

Dec 28, 2015

News Scan for Dec 28, 2015

Saudi MERS case
Ebola vaccine emergency use
Zika in French Guiana, Martinique
Dengue vaccine, new cases

Dec 23, 2015

Dec 23, 2015
eyes

Ebola studies reveal new findings on survivors, vaccine

Researchers used detailed exams in survivors to document eye problems, a common finding.

Dec 22, 2015

Dec 22, 2015

News Scan for Dec 22, 2015

Ebola emergency continuance
Avian flu in France
Blood donation policy change

Dec 18, 2015

Dec 18, 2015

News Scan for Dec 18, 2015

Ebola triage
Zika in Honduras
MERS-CoV on surfaces

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