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Jul 31, 2014

Jul 31, 2014
Airliner taking off

Officials issue response plan, travel alert over Ebola

The WHO will launch a $100 million plan tomorrow, and the CDC advises against nonessential travel.

Jul 30, 2014

Jul 30, 2014
Workers care for Ebola patients

Ebola cases rise to 1,323; 2 African doctors die

The illness continues to exact a heavy toll on healthcare workers and disrupt aid.

Jul 23, 2014

Jul 23, 2014
Ebola virus particles

New West Africa cases lift Ebola total to 1,093

The 45 new cases and 28 deaths raise the outbreak total to 1,093 infections, 660 of them fatal.

Jul 21, 2014

Jul 21, 2014
fruit bat

West Africa Ebola outbreak total tops 1,000

Sierra Leone's new cases nudge its total ahead of Guinea's, and Liberia also adds to its illness and death totals.

Jul 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO reports 18 new Ebola cases in West Africa

The new numbers bring history's largest Ebola outbreak to 982 cases and 613 deaths.

Jul 15, 2014

Jul 15, 2014
Sierra Leone coast

Ebola cases in West Africa reach 964, deaths top 600

The WHO confirms 85 new cases and 68 deaths, and a study shows evidence for the disease in the area in 2006.

Jul 11, 2014

Jul 11, 2014
Ebola virus

West Africa Ebola outbreak nears 900 cases

With 44 new infections in recent days, the deadly outbreak has reached 888 cases.

Jul 08, 2014

Jul 08, 2014

News Scan for Jul 08, 2014

50 more Ebola cases
H7N9 case in China
Mongolia measles-free
Fungal foodborne pathogen
Pneumococcal vaccine in kids
Polio vaccine ban in Afghanistan

Jul 03, 2014

Jul 03, 2014
Ghana map

African ministers agree on Ebola plan; cases swell to 779

Health ministers from 11 African nations and partners adopt a basic strategy to battle the disease.

Jul 01, 2014

Jul 01, 2014
A boy hiding

WHO airs Ebola challenges as cases climb to 759

A complex set of factors, including fear and public misperceptions, is fueling West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

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