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Feb 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019
Ebola treatment center with smoke

MSF pulls staff from DRC Ebola hot spot after attacks

The WHO said the attacks increase the risk of disease spread and are "profoundly disrespectful."

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 27, 2019
Worker wearing protective equipment at Ebola treatment center

Unknown forces attack Butembo Ebola treatment center

The attack is the second to target MSF treatment centers in just a matter of days.

Feb 26, 2019

Feb 26, 2019
Ebola virus

MSF suspends work at Katwa Ebola center as WHO seeks more support

The shuttered MSF center has admitted more than 600 people since December, 49 with confirmed infections.

Feb 25, 2019

Feb 25, 2019
Ebola health worker in treatment center

New cases, torched center spotlight Katwa as Ebola hot zone

Thirteen new cases raise the outbreak total to 872 cases, including 548 fatal ones.

Feb 25, 2019

News Scan for Feb 25, 2019

New Saudi MERS cases
More US measles
CEPI Nipah vaccine funding
Tick bite meat allergy

Feb 22, 2019

Feb 22, 2019
Ebola DRC temperature taking

Ebola returns to Beni—survivor transmission suspected

The new Beni case is among 6 reported today, bringing the outbreak total to 859 cases.

Feb 21, 2019

Feb 21, 2019
Ebola DRC decontamination

More Ebola in DRC as nurse's murder halts efforts in Vuhovi

Officials halted surveillance activities in Vuhovi after a nurse from Bisongo was killed.

Feb 20, 2019

Feb 20, 2019
African woman with baby

Ebola vaccine to be given to pregnant, lactating women

Also, 3 new cases raise the outbreak total to 848, including 529 deaths.

Feb 19, 2019

Feb 19, 2019
Ebola baby

Ebola under control in Beni amid more cases in other hot spots

The DRC warned, however, that travel between Beni and other affected areas could bring the virus back.

Feb 15, 2019

Feb 15, 2019

News Scan for Feb 15, 2019

More Saudi MERS
Raw turkey Salmonella
Polio in Indonesia, Pakistan
Lassa fever in Nigeria


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