News & Perspective

Oct 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015
Ebola outbreak response

Guinea reports two more Ebola cases; review sheds light on CNS complications

The ECDC says more study is needed on the reappearance of viral RNA in a UK nurse. 

Oct 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015
Sperm cells

Study indicates Ebola may persist in semen for months

Two studies shed new light on the threat of sexual transmission by survivors.

Oct 14, 2015
Map of West Africa

Ebola region goes 2 weeks with no cases; UK nurse critical

The threat of more cases still looms in West Africa, with contacts still being traced.

Oct 14, 2015
Ebola nurses

Study: Most health workers infected in non-Ebola settings

Researchers also report promising findings in monkeys for a new antiviral, and CDC experts discuss response steps.

Oct 13, 2015

Oct 13, 2015
Vial and syringe

Contacts of hospitalized UK nurse get Ebola vaccine

Also, an observational study shows common safety gaps regarding personal protective equipment steps.

Oct 09, 2015

Oct 09, 2015
Ebola isolation unit

UK nurse has Ebola relapse as J&J vaccine trial starts

The nurse is hospitalized months after her initial infection, and the vaccine trial has begun in Sierra Leone.

Oct 07, 2015

Oct 07, 2015
Post Ebola kids

Outbreak region passes full week with no new Ebola cases

Cases were at the lowest point since the outbreak was first reported in March 2014.

Oct 02, 2015

Oct 02, 2015

News Scan for Oct 02, 2015

Ebola in Guinean health workers
HPV vaccine against genital warts
Flu immunization in schoolkids
Influenza A vs influenza B

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Sep 28, 2015

Sep 28, 2015

News Scan for Sep 28, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
New chikungunya cases
Nigeria off polio-endemic list
Iraq cholera outbreak
Meningitis vaccine trial


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