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Sep 30, 2014

Sep 30, 2014
Ebola virus particles

US Ebola case confirmed in traveler from Liberia

Texas and CDC lab tests confirm the first US case detected outside of West Africa.

Sep 30, 2014
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UN sets up Ebola headquarters in Ghana

The new UN mission headquarters in Accra will have a strong presence in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Sep 25, 2014

Sep 25, 2014
Isolation unit in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Ebola activity escalates over large part of epidemic region

Although Ebola activity in Guinea may have stabilized, cases continue to rise briskly in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

Sep 24, 2014

Sep 24, 2014
Obama at United Nations

At UN, Obama urges more countries to join Ebola battle

Ebola was spotlighted at the UN General Assembly, and Pope Francis added an appeal.

Sep 23, 2014

Sep 23, 2014
spyglass

WHO, CDC sketch varying Ebola projections

The WHO numbers come from an epidemiologic analysis, and the CDC's estimate is from its newly released modeling tool.

Sep 23, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO offers profile of Ebola epidemic and its lessons

Reports trace the evolution of the epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, painting a mostly bleak picture but with glimmers of hope.

Sep 22, 2014

Sep 22, 2014
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WHO maintains Ebola health emergency, airs response concerns

Outbreak toll climbs in hot spots, with reports of another evacuated health worker, more treatment beds, and an experimental antiviral.

Sep 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014
Jailed person

Guinea arrests six in fatal attack on Ebola team

The brutal attack occurred 3 days ago; also, Sierra Leone has imposed a curfew to combat disease spread.

Sep 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014
UN Security Council Chambers

UN Security Council adopts special mission for Ebola

The unanimous resolution creates the first ever special mission geared to a public health crisis.

Sep 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014
Ebola virus particles

Ebola infects French MSF worker as epidemic holds spotlight

MSF reports its first case in a staffer, and a health worker with EVD in Atlanta is poised to receive convalescent serum.

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