News & Perspective

Nov 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014
Ebola supply plane

Global leaders warn against Ebola complacency

Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders urged nations to continue aid for West Africa's Ebola outbreak region.

Nov 20, 2014

Nov 20, 2014
Sierra Leone clinic

WHO report details Ebola cluster in Mali

A cluster pushes Mali's total from 1 case reported a few weeks earlier to 6 illnesses, 5 fatal.

Nov 19, 2014

Nov 19, 2014
Ebola patient in clinic

WHO reports intense Ebola activity in large part of Sierra Leone

Although activity appears to be slowing elsewhere, it's still rising in Sierra Leone.

Nov 17, 2014

Nov 17, 2014
Personal protective equipment

Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola at Nebraska hospital

It is the 2nd Ebola death on US soil; meanwhile, the country will start screening travelers from Mali.

Nov 14, 2014

Nov 14, 2014
Travelers along African dirt road

Migrations in West Africa seen as challenge to stopping Ebola

The high mobility of West Africa's population worries some observers.

Nov 13, 2014

Nov 13, 2014
Monrovia street scene

Liberia ends Ebola emergency; Mali cluster grows

The end of the state of emergency called in August signals a shift in the fight against the virus.

Nov 12, 2014

Nov 12, 2014
Bamako, Mali

WHO reports 3 more Ebola cases in Mali

The WHO today reported a confirmed Ebola infection in a nurse, as well as two suspected cases — none related to Mali's first case.

Nov 10, 2014

Nov 10, 2014
PPE in West Africa

Last Sierra Leone region to face Ebola hit hard

The last region in Sierra Leone to be hit by Ebola has had 50 deaths, as UN head warns against complacency.

Nov 03, 2014

Nov 03, 2014
Africa globe

Ebola tops agenda at WHO African leaders meeting

African health ministers will nominate a new expert to lead the WHO's regional office for a 5-year term.

Oct 29, 2014

Oct 29, 2014
Healthcare worker in Liberia

WHO sees hint of Ebola hope in Liberia as quarantine issue burns

WHO official is "cautiously optimistic" that an apparent slowing of disease activity there is real.

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