News & Perspective

Dec 11, 2015

Dec 11, 2015

News Scan for Dec 11, 2015

Drugs in food animals
R&D readiness priorities
Zika risk level
Cholera in Tanzania

Dec 09, 2015

Dec 09, 2015
DNA sequencing

Ebola gene study reveals multiple spread routes in Liberia

Most cases arose from a single introduction that sprouted multiple transmission chains.

Dec 04, 2015

Dec 04, 2015
Ebola fact sheet

Last Liberian Ebola patients discharged from hospital

In related news, a review of US quarantine policies found they did harm and were unconstitutional.

Dec 03, 2015

Dec 03, 2015

News Scan for Dec 03, 2015

CRE 'superbug' in US
Ebola, neglected disease R&D

Dec 02, 2015

Dec 02, 2015
Ebola test lab

Ebola study ties viral blood levels to death rate

Viremia levels appear to be a strong predictor of death, according to a study of nearly 700 patients in Guinea.

Nov 30, 2015

Nov 30, 2015
Baby Nubia

Youngest Ebola survivor leaves Guinea hospital

The infant—born to a mother who died from Ebola—received intensive treatment in an MSF facility, where she was given experimental antivirals.

Nov 25, 2015

Nov 25, 2015
Ebola treatment unit

Probe of Liberia Ebola cluster hints at prior infection in mom

Although no new cases are reported, tests show Ebola antibodies in 2 relatives.

Nov 24, 2015

Nov 24, 2015
Ebola cemetery

Liberia reports death of boy in family Ebola cluster

A health ministry official also said two of the boy's family members are being treated for Ebola, and 177 contacts are under monitoring.

Nov 23, 2015

Nov 23, 2015
Global Ebola response

Ebola review calls for reforms to boost global outbreak response

The WHO needs to be retooled to streamline emergency response, avoid political pressure, build country core capacities, and ensure adequate funding, an independent panel says.

Nov 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015
Liberia map

Family case cluster ends Liberia's Ebola-free status

Officials confirm 3 Ebola cases, involving a 15-year-old boy and family members.

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