News & Perspective

Nov 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015
Ebola virus

Reports probe semen Ebola viability, survivor eye problems

One study explores virus survival in semen outside the body, and the other eye problems in a US survivor.

Nov 19, 2015

Nov 19, 2015
David Nabarro, MD

Panel suggests separate WHO subgroup for outbreaks

Experts recommend a separate entity within the WHO to handle outbreaks and emergencies.

Nov 18, 2015

Nov 18, 2015
Vials of blood

Studies show Ebola RNA stable in blood, promise for filovirus vaccine

One study found Ebola RNA more stable in blood than in urine, and an animal vaccine study showed promise.

Nov 17, 2015

Nov 17, 2015
Ebola infant

Guinea begins countdown to end of Ebola transmission

Guinea's last patient is likely the outbreak's youngest survivor, born to a mother who died from her infection.

Nov 12, 2015

Nov 12, 2015
Nurse Pauline Cafferkey

UK nurse with Ebola meningitis released from isolation

Also, researchers note vaccine storage limitations, and Australia eases screening.

Nov 11, 2015

Nov 11, 2015
Ebola kids in Guinea

Guinea goes a week with no new Ebola detections

Although officials are still tracing high-risk contacts, they reported no new cases.

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 09, 2015
Ebola must go

Experts say leadership, engagement were key to Ebola control in Liberia

Data management problems were linked to many challenges and presented a missed research opportunity, the team reported.

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


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