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Sep 20, 2016

Sep 20, 2016

News Scan for Sep 20, 2016

MERS in Austria
Global flu update
Triclosan-containing sutures
Ebola strain comparison

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.

Aug 05, 2015

Aug 05, 2015

Another sharp Ebola drop, but transmission threats remain

Experts are meeting this week to discuss survivor care, keeping clinical samples, and setting research priorities.

May 27, 2015

May 27, 2015

News Scan for May 27, 2015

Immune response to flu vaccine
Caramel apple Listeria source
Measles, rubella in Europe
Fast drug-resistance test

May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015
Ebola vaccine vial

Experts weigh challenges, options for Ebola vaccine clearance

Researchers study alternatives for quick licensure and how stepped-up strategies might help.

May 11, 2015

May 11, 2015
Smiling Ebola nurse

Liberia declared Ebola-free as panel reviews WHO response

Experts in Geneva map out research plans, and US advisors meet about vaccine licensure.

Jan 23, 2015

Jan 23, 2015
ETU in Guinea

Liberia moves a step closer to Ebola vaccine trials

The first batch of an experimental Ebola vaccine landed today in an outbreak country, with officials projecting a trial launch in Liberia within weeks.

Jan 05, 2015

Jan 05, 2015
UNMEER's Banbury and Alpha Conde

Ebola deaths top 8,000; exposures trigger health worker evacuations

As deaths top 8,000, UNMEER leadership changes hands, and Guinea launches a new effort.

Dec 29, 2014

Dec 29, 2014
Glasgow airport

Ebola infects health worker returning to Scotland

Scotland detected its first Ebola case, as the illness toll topped 20,000 and the outbreak passed the 1-year mark.

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.

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