News & Perspective

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 30, 2015

Oct 30, 2015
Ebola virus

Ebola 'Team B' model could serve more broadly, its members say

The group of 28 experts continues to offer Ebola vaccine guidance and says its concept could be used in other outbreaks.

Oct 29, 2015

Oct 29, 2015

Panel report recommends blueprint for fixing biodefense gaps

Recommendations include executive-level management that spells out a national plan, pulls together a policy council, and unifies the biodefense budget.

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 20, 2015

Oct 20, 2015

News Scan for Oct 20, 2015

UK Ebola nurse improves
CDC food outbreak tool

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 15, 2015

Oct 15, 2015
EEG readout

Neuro complications cited in UK nurse's Ebola case

Scottish nurse has a severe CNS disorder, and her spinal fluid tested positive for Ebola.

Oct 15, 2015
Ebola quarantine tape

CDC says 17 states went beyond Ebola monitoring policies

A CDC review finds that 17 states exceeded the agency's Ebola screening and monitoring policies.

Oct 15, 2015

News Scan for Oct 15, 2015

Countermeasures for emerging disease
More cuke Salmonella
H5 in Nigeria, Gaza
Invasive mosquitoes
Super-spreading events


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