News & Perspective

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Ebola infant

Guinea begins countdown to end of Ebola transmission

Guinea's last patient is likely the outbreak's youngest survivor, born to a mother who died from her infection.

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.

Nov 11, 2015

Nov 11, 2015
Ebola kids in Guinea

Guinea goes a week with no new Ebola detections

Although officials are still tracing high-risk contacts, they reported no new cases.

Nov 09, 2015

Nov 09, 2015
Ebola survivors

WHO declares end to Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone

Nearly 18 months after the nation reported its first case, the WHO declared it Ebola-free.

Nov 04, 2015

Nov 04, 2015
Ebola baby

Newborn's Ebola infection adds to Guinea's total

The child's case is the 4th—including a death—from the same family in Forecariah district.

Nov 04, 2015

News Scan for Nov 04, 2015

New chikungunya illnesses
More Chipotle E coli cases
Drug-resistant gonorrhea
CDC polio travel alerts

Nov 02, 2015

Nov 02, 2015
Decontamination at Ebola treatment unit

Analysis suggests Liberia Ebola cases higher than thought

Cases in a Liberian hot spot last summer may have been triple what was reported.

Oct 30, 2015

Oct 30, 2015
Ebola virus

Ebola 'Team B' model could serve more broadly, its members say

The group of 28 experts continues to offer Ebola vaccine guidance and says its concept could be used in other outbreaks.

Oct 28, 2015

Oct 28, 2015
Ebola awareness campaign in Guinea

Ebola sickens 3 family members in Guinea

For the 2nd week in a row, Guinea reported 3 new Ebola patients, all from the same family and one pregnant.

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.

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