News & Perspective

Sep 24, 2018

Sep 24, 2018
DRC North Kivu rebels

Violence suspends response in DRC Ebola hot spot as cases rise

Cases have now reached 149, including 100 fatalities.

Sep 21, 2018

Sep 21, 2018
Map of DR Congo and Uganda

DRC announces Ebola case near Ugandan border

The case is in Tchomia, on Lake Albert, which straddles the DRC-Uganda border.

Aug 15, 2018

Aug 15, 2018
Ebola community members

Ebola cases mounting in DRC as region prepares for more

As the WHO detailed stepped-up efforts to prepare four key countries to prevent and detect cases, tests in Uganda ruled out three suspected cases.

Aug 07, 2018

Aug 07, 2018
Ebola virus

Genetic tests confirm separate DRC Ebola outbreak; vaccination begins tomorrow

So far, there are 43 confirmed and probable cases, and health officials are probing 46 additional supected illnesses.

Jul 31, 2018

Jul 31, 2018

News Scan for Jul 31, 2018

DRC probes febrile illness outbreak
New Cyclospora health alert
VHF outbreaks in Uganda
CAR monkeypox cases rise
Dengue cocirculation in China

Jun 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018

News Scan for Jun 12, 2018

Tests rule out more Ebola cases
Colistin-resistant E coli in Vietnam
Orthobunyavirus research developments
Hospital precaution failure patterns
PCV and Hib vaccine impact
Global flu trends

Apr 27, 2018

Apr 27, 2018

News Scan for Apr 27, 2018

Yellow fever in Brazil
US flu continues decline
Ebola lab exposure update
New polio case in DRC
Bat immunity and Marburg virus

Jul 03, 2017

Jul 03, 2017

News Scan for Jul 03, 2017

Cholera relief arrives in Yemen
Antibiotics for UTIs in Uganda
Avian flu in Togo and DRC
New WHO DG starts tenure
Chikungunya in the Americas

Aug 31, 2016

Aug 31, 2016
Yellow fever vaccine production

WHO: Yellow fever not a public health emergency

Situation "continues to be serious and requires sustained control measures," though.

Jun 22, 2016

Jun 22, 2016
Vaccination in Africa

WHO details $72 million yellow fever response plan

The $72 million plan focuses on vaccination, as well as on early detection and case management.

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