News & Perspective

Jul 16, 2015

Jul 16, 2015
Funeral procession

Studies note possible human, animal Ebola exposures

Studies note frequent corpse touching at funerals, as well as frequent bat exposure.

Jul 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Freetown street scene

Ebola activity steady, back in Guinea and Sierra Leone capitals

Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.

Jul 14, 2015

Jul 14, 2015
Ebola fever check

Liberia's Ebola cluster grows to 6 cases

The string of cases that recently ended Liberia's respite has grown to 6 with the death of a woman in a Monrovia hospital.

Jul 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
Ebola temp check

Ebola recovery push nets $5 billion in pledges

Meanwhile, about 200 health leaders are meeting in Cape Town this week to discuss global health security priorities.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015
United Nations flags

Ebola recovery goals focus on rebuilding health systems

As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.

Jul 08, 2015

Jul 08, 2015
Decontamination worker

Two more Liberia Ebola cases as Guinea, Sierra Leone log 27

Liberia now has 5 cases, which are considered separate from activity that ended in May.

Jul 07, 2015

Jul 07, 2015
WHO contact tracing

WHO independent panel calls out Ebola response flaws

Experts favor an interim alert level and say launch of UNMEER didn't work well.

Jul 01, 2015

Jul 01, 2015
Chlorine disinfection

As Liberia's Ebola cluster grows, cases continue elsewhere

Officials are puzzling over how the boy who died contracted the virus, as at least two more cases surface.

Jul 01, 2015

News Scan for Jul 01, 2015

National Ebola center
H pylori vaccine tests well
Pandemrix-narcolepsy study


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