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Aug 07, 2015

Aug 07, 2015
Ebola survivor

Ebola survivor meeting explores research priorities, 'biobanking'

Researchers discussed unique opportunities to learn about the after-effects of Ebola and how to manage them, as well as knowledge gaps, study protocols, and how to build research capacity in outbreak nations.

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.

Jul 29, 2015

Jul 29, 2015
Schoolchildren in Guinea

Ebola numbers drop sharply in Guinea, Sierra Leone

With only 7 new cases, the countries recorded their lowest Ebola levels in more than a year.

Jul 22, 2015

Jul 22, 2015
Doctors in Guinea

Ebola cases ebb a bit, with Conakry, Freetown as hot spots

With 26 new cases, much activity is centered in the two capitals for the 2nd week in a row.

Jul 17, 2015

Jul 17, 2015

News Scan for Jul 17, 2015

Prolonged hospital MERS spread
Call for better WHO Ebola response

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. 

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