News & Perspective

Nov 03, 2015

Nov 03, 2015

News Scan for Nov 03, 2015

Ebola travel updates
Axing vaccine refusers
H5N2 in Taiwan, South Africa
West Nile hits birds hard

Nov 02, 2015

Nov 02, 2015
Decontamination at Ebola treatment unit

Analysis suggests Liberia Ebola cases higher than thought

Cases in a Liberian hot spot last summer may have been triple what was reported.

Oct 28, 2015

Oct 28, 2015
Ebola awareness campaign in Guinea

Ebola sickens 3 family members in Guinea

For the 2nd week in a row, Guinea reported 3 new Ebola patients, all from the same family and one pregnant.

Oct 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015
Ebola outbreak response

Guinea reports two more Ebola cases; review sheds light on CNS complications

The ECDC says more study is needed on the reappearance of viral RNA in a UK nurse. 

Oct 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015
Ebola nurses

Study: Most health workers infected in non-Ebola settings

Researchers also report promising findings in monkeys for a new antiviral, and CDC experts discuss response steps.

Oct 07, 2015

Oct 07, 2015
Post Ebola kids

Outbreak region passes full week with no new Ebola cases

Cases were at the lowest point since the outbreak was first reported in March 2014.

Oct 02, 2015

Oct 02, 2015

News Scan for Oct 02, 2015

Ebola in Guinean health workers
HPV vaccine against genital warts
Flu immunization in schoolkids
Influenza A vs influenza B

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.

Sep 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015
Ebola virus

Study: Chip test directly identifies Ebola virus

A UC–Santa Cruz team has developed a chip-based method to directly detect Ebola.

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.

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