News & Perspective

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.

Jul 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
Ebola temp check

Ebola recovery push nets $5 billion in pledges

Meanwhile, about 200 health leaders are meeting in Cape Town this week to discuss global health security priorities.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015
United Nations flags

Ebola recovery goals focus on rebuilding health systems

As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.

Jul 07, 2015

Jul 07, 2015
WHO contact tracing

WHO independent panel calls out Ebola response flaws

Experts favor an interim alert level and say launch of UNMEER didn't work well.

Jun 30, 2015

Jun 30, 2015
Ebola map

Liberia reports first Ebola case in 3 months

The new case involves a 17-year-old boy whose illness wasn't detected until he died, which is bad news for outbreak containment.

Jun 15, 2015

Jun 15, 2015

News Scan for Jun 15, 2015

Four new Saudi MERS cases
Sierra Leone Ebola curfew
Lack of diphtheria antitoxin in Europe

Jun 03, 2015

Jun 03, 2015
Rainy season

Ebola activity heats up as West Africa's rainy season begins

One of the latest Ebola cases is a stillborn baby born to a mother who tested negative but had been exposed to the virus earlier.

Jun 01, 2015

Jun 01, 2015

News Scan for Jun 01, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
DoD anthrax probe
Chikungunya cases
Avian flu in Taiwan

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015
Burial worker

Ebola cases rise, expand in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Cases jumped from 9 last week to 35 this week, spurred by unsafe burials.

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