News & Perspective

Oct 08, 2014

Oct 08, 2014
Empty hospital bed

Feds unveil Ebola screening steps; Texas patient dies

As West Africa cases top 8,000, the patient in Texas dies and the CDC announces airport screening steps.

Oct 07, 2014

Oct 07, 2014
Sign at international airport

US officials expected to announce Ebola screening at airports

Screening for travelers landing at US airports may resemble the setup in airports in outbreak nations.

Oct 06, 2014

Oct 06, 2014
Crowded airport

Spanish health worker contracts Ebola at Madrid hospital

The case could mark the first local transmission of Ebola outside of West Africa.

Sep 26, 2014

Sep 26, 2014
Globe with stethoscope

Global health security summit puts sights on Ebola threat

As the outbreak tops 3,000 deaths, nations gather to push a global health plan.

Sep 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014
ebola hand wash

WHO maintains Ebola health emergency, airs response concerns

Outbreak toll climbs in hot spots, with reports of another evacuated health worker, more treatment beds, and an experimental antiviral.

Aug 12, 2014

Aug 12, 2014
Marie-Paule Kieny, PhD

WHO: It's ethical to use untried drugs in Ebola outbreak

As deaths top 1,000, a panel says it's ethical to use unlicensed drugs, vaccines.

Aug 11, 2014

Aug 11, 2014
Border patrol

Ebola: Guinea closes border, Canada case ruled out

In recent days, Guinea closed its borders, and suspected cases in Canada and Saudi Arabia were ruled out.

Aug 06, 2014

Aug 06, 2014
Floor of the EOC

Ebola developments trigger CDC's highest response level

With the situation in Nigeria worsening, CDC takes an action it last took during the 2009 H1N1 flu pandemic.

Jul 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014
Mosquito fumigation

Reports profile Caribbean chikungunya threat to Europe

The outbreak is making ripples in Europe as Jamaica reports its first case.

Jun 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014

Flu Scan for Jun 20, 2014

Flu vaccine effectiveness
Ethics on preliminary research
H5N8 in South Korean poultry

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