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Sep 28, 2015

Sep 28, 2015

News Scan for Sep 28, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
New chikungunya cases
Nigeria off polio-endemic list
Iraq cholera outbreak
Meningitis vaccine trial

Sep 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015
Ebola virus

Study: Chip test directly identifies Ebola virus

A UC–Santa Cruz team has developed a chip-based method to directly detect Ebola.

Sep 23, 2015

Sep 23, 2015
Ebola hand washing

Ebola total grows by 2 with new cases in Guinea

Sierra Leone reports no cases after having 5 last week, and new funds for drugs and vaccines are announced.

Sep 21, 2015

Sep 21, 2015

Ebola Scan for Sep 21, 2015

Entry screening for Liberia travelers
Probe into Sierra Leone response
Ebola drug agreement

Sep 16, 2015

Sep 16, 2015
Ebola education efforts

Guinea reports Ebola-free week, but Sierra Leone has 5 cases

Guinea hasn't had a case since Sep 1, but Sierra Leone reports 5 cases in 2 regions.

Sep 14, 2015

Sep 14, 2015

News Scan for Sep 14, 2015

More Ebola in Sierra Leone
New chikungunya cases
H7N9 risk factors
Medical device sanitizing

Sep 09, 2015

Sep 09, 2015
Women with baby in Sierra Leone

Cautious optimism as Ebola outbreak cases stay low

Along with reporting just 2 new cases, the WHO issues Ebola guidance for pregnancy.

Sep 08, 2015

Sep 08, 2015
Ebola burial

More Ebola in Sierra Leone as Dallas probe notes missteps

As Sierra Leone stamps out a new flareup, a Dallas hospital shares lessons learned from treating the first US patient.

Sep 03, 2015

Sep 03, 2015
Ebola PPE

Liberia reaches Ebola-free status for 2nd time

An MMWR report details steps taken to contain a small cluster in July, which led to today's Ebola-free declaration.

Sep 02, 2015

Sep 02, 2015
Glove disinfection

West Africa's weekly Ebola total stays at 3 cases

Two cases are in Guinea and 1 in Sierra Leone; also, an IOM task force tackles IHR outbreak response issues.

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