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Dec 16, 2015

Dec 16, 2015

West African Ebola region eyes January transmission end date

The WHO also confirmed that Liberia's recent cluster was sparked by virus that emerged again in a family member who had been infected earlier.

Dec 09, 2015

Dec 09, 2015
DNA sequencing

Ebola gene study reveals multiple spread routes in Liberia

Most cases arose from a single introduction that sprouted multiple transmission chains.

Dec 04, 2015

Dec 04, 2015
Ebola fact sheet

Last Liberian Ebola patients discharged from hospital

In related news, a review of US quarantine policies found they did harm and were unconstitutional.

Nov 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015
Baby Nubia

Youngest Ebola survivor leaves Guinea hospital

The infant—born to a mother who died from Ebola—received intensive treatment in an MSF facility, where she was given experimental antivirals.

Nov 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015
Ebola treatment unit

Probe of Liberia Ebola cluster hints at prior infection in mom

Although no new cases are reported, tests show Ebola antibodies in 2 relatives.

Nov 24, 2015

Nov 24, 2015
Ebola cemetery

Liberia reports death of boy in family Ebola cluster

A health ministry official also said two of the boy's family members are being treated for Ebola, and 177 contacts are under monitoring.

Nov 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015
Liberia map

Family case cluster ends Liberia's Ebola-free status

Officials confirm 3 Ebola cases, involving a 15-year-old boy and family members.

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.

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