News & Perspective

Nov 09, 2015

Nov 09, 2015
Ebola survivors

WHO declares end to Ebola transmission in Sierra Leone

Nearly 18 months after the nation reported its first case, the WHO declared it Ebola-free.

Nov 04, 2015

Nov 04, 2015
Ebola baby

Newborn's Ebola infection adds to Guinea's total

The child's case is the 4th—including a death—from the same family in Forecariah district.

Nov 03, 2015

Nov 03, 2015

News Scan for Nov 03, 2015

Ebola travel updates
Axing vaccine refusers
H5N2 in Taiwan, South Africa
West Nile hits birds hard

Nov 02, 2015

Nov 02, 2015
Decontamination at Ebola treatment unit

Analysis suggests Liberia Ebola cases higher than thought

Cases in a Liberian hot spot last summer may have been triple what was reported.

Oct 28, 2015

Oct 28, 2015
Ebola awareness campaign in Guinea

Ebola sickens 3 family members in Guinea

For the 2nd week in a row, Guinea reported 3 new Ebola patients, all from the same family and one pregnant.

Oct 21, 2015

Oct 21, 2015
Ebola burial

WHO notes 3 Ebola cases in Guinea as UK nurse improves

Two of the new cases were not part of known transmission chains, which is a concern.

Oct 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015
Ebola outbreak response

Guinea reports two more Ebola cases; review sheds light on CNS complications

The ECDC says more study is needed on the reappearance of viral RNA in a UK nurse. 

Oct 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015
Sperm cells

Study indicates Ebola may persist in semen for months

Two studies shed new light on the threat of sexual transmission by survivors.

Oct 14, 2015
Map of West Africa

Ebola region goes 2 weeks with no cases; UK nurse critical

The threat of more cases still looms in West Africa, with contacts still being traced.

Oct 14, 2015
Ebola nurses

Study: Most health workers infected in non-Ebola settings

Researchers also report promising findings in monkeys for a new antiviral, and CDC experts discuss response steps.


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