News & Perspective

May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019
Beni Ebola facility

Third burial team attacked in DRC, Ebola infects another health worker

In another development, arson threats at Masereka health facilities impacted infection prevention actions.

May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019
Ebola burial team with protective equipment

DRC Ebola cases top 1,800 amid burial team attacks

"One of the world's most dangerous viruses in one of the world's most dangerous areas," WHO director-general says.

May 17, 2019

May 17, 2019

News Scan for May 17, 2019

Ebola in the DRC
Yellow fever mortality

May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019
Ebola burial team

Ebola setting in 'unpredictable calm' as cases rise by 21

So far 68% of deaths have occurred outside of Ebola treatment centers, a worrisome statistic.

May 15, 2019

May 15, 2019
UN Ebola soldiers

Ebola outbreak grows by 19 as WHO notes 'stop and go' response

The new cases raise the outbreak total to 1,739, including 1,147 deaths.

May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019
Ebola frontline

DRC Ebola total climbs by 15 cases; vandals hit Katwa hospital

A previously unaffected health zone reports its first case, Korea adds a cash donation, and a group warns of a security clash-related rise in displaced people.

May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019
DR Congo Ebola health workers with patient

Ebola cases top 1,700 in DRC as 4 health workers infected

Fifty-six new cases bring the outbreak total to 1,705, including more than 100 infected health workers.

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019
Beni treatment center

Worries rise over risk of Ebola spread beyond DRC hot zones

Officials warned of yet another surge in cases and report 23 new infections and 22 probable ones.

May 09, 2019

May 09, 2019

News Scan for May 09, 2019

DR Congo Ebola response
MERS in Saudi Arabia
CWD on Minnesota deer farm
H9N2 avian flu case in Oman
Monkeypox in Singapore

May 08, 2019

May 08, 2019
Motorcycle Ebola DR Congo response

Ebola outbreak hits 1,600 cases amid armed clashes

Response activities have been curbed owing to violence for 4 straight days, as deaths hit 1,069.

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