News & Perspective

Oct 28, 2016

Oct 28, 2016

News Scan for Oct 28, 2016

Deadly measles complication
Meningitis B vaccine impact
NIH Ebola funds

Nov 12, 2015

Nov 12, 2015
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey

UK nurse with Ebola meningitis released from isolation

Also, researchers note vaccine storage limitations, and Australia eases screening.

Oct 21, 2015

Oct 21, 2015
Ebola burial

WHO notes 3 Ebola cases in Guinea as UK nurse improves

Two of the new cases were not part of known transmission chains, which is a concern.

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
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 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 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

Aug 26, 2015

Aug 26, 2015
Conakry traffic

New Ebola outbreak cases stay at three, limited to Guinea

Also, a ring vaccination trial extends to Sierra Leone and a report details postexposure treatment for health workers.

Jul 24, 2015

Jul 24, 2015

Ebola Scan for Jul 24, 2015

Ebola case definition quandary
Public health worker Ebola unease

Jul 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Freetown street scene

Ebola activity steady, back in Guinea and Sierra Leone capitals

Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.

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