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May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017
Ebola gloving up

WHO confirms 2nd Ebola case in DRC; 17 suspected

The likely index patient has died, as has the person who drove him to a healthcare facility.

May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017
DRC map

Ebola-Zaire confirmed in DRC outbreak that killed 3

Epidemiologists and responders are en route to the DRC to assist, and Doctors without Borders is sending an emergency team.

May 12, 2017

News Scan for May 12, 2017

Brazil ends Zika emergency
Drug-resistance in Belgium
GAO weighs avian flu control
Emergency readiness challenges

May 01, 2017

May 01, 2017
Eye dropper

Liberia illness cluster grows as officials await toxicology results

Analysis of 3 urine specimens finds no common pattern.

Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
polio vaccine supplies

WHO vaccine advisors weigh in on polio, cholera, Ebola, diphtheria

Experts made more recommendations about fractional IPV dosing and also discussed issued related to cholera, Ebola, and diphtheria.

Apr 26, 2017

Apr 26, 2017
Liberia map

Ebola ruled out in unexplained Liberian deaths

A WHO official said the hospital cluster involves 17 illnesses, 9 of them fatal, and specimens from 6 people who died tested negative for Ebola.

Apr 19, 2017

Apr 19, 2017

News Scan for Apr 19, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Wolbachia trial launch
Federal interagency preparedness drill

Apr 14, 2017

Apr 14, 2017
Ebola worker

Huge genome study dissects Ebola outbreak's spread

About 4% of patients traveled, a potential target for curbing disease spread.

Apr 13, 2017

Apr 13, 2017

News Scan for Apr 13, 2017

Severe H5N6 infections
Deadly hantavirus
Meningitis C in Nigeria

Apr 12, 2017

Apr 12, 2017
Ebola research

Report highlights Ebola research hurdles, recommends steps

The CEPI model could play a role, the experts say.

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