News & Perspective

Sep 09, 2015

Sep 09, 2015
Women with baby in Sierra Leone

Cautious optimism as Ebola outbreak cases stay low

Along with reporting just 2 new cases, the WHO issues Ebola guidance for pregnancy.

Sep 08, 2015

Sep 08, 2015
Ebola burial

More Ebola in Sierra Leone as Dallas probe notes missteps

As Sierra Leone stamps out a new flareup, a Dallas hospital shares lessons learned from treating the first US patient.

Sep 03, 2015

Sep 03, 2015
Ebola PPE

Liberia reaches Ebola-free status for 2nd time

An MMWR report details steps taken to contain a small cluster in July, which led to today's Ebola-free declaration.

Sep 02, 2015

Sep 02, 2015
Glove disinfection

West Africa's weekly Ebola total stays at 3 cases

Two cases are in Guinea and 1 in Sierra Leone; also, an IOM task force tackles IHR outbreak response issues.

Sep 01, 2015

Sep 01, 2015

News Scan for Sep 01, 2015

Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam
Influenza A & B illness

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.

Aug 26, 2015

News Scan for Aug 26, 2015

Poultry farm biosecurity
Cyclosporiasis update
Single-dose cholera vaccine
Duodenoscope outbreak

Aug 19, 2015

Aug 19, 2015
Ebola hand washing

WHO reports 3 new Ebola cases—all in Guinea

New cases in West Africa remained at 3 for the 3rd straight week, and the WHO IHR panel will meet next week.

Aug 12, 2015

Aug 12, 2015
Ebola nurse

Ebola cases stay in single digits, but all pose high risks

Transmission in healthcare settings has medical officials bracing for more cases.

Aug 07, 2015

Aug 07, 2015
Ebola survivor

Ebola survivor meeting explores research priorities, 'biobanking'

Researchers discussed unique opportunities to learn about the after-effects of Ebola and how to manage them, as well as knowledge gaps, study protocols, and how to build research capacity in outbreak nations.


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