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Jun 06, 2018

Jun 06, 2018
IV port

DRC probes 5 new possible Ebola cases; WHO details experimental drugs

The WHO says clinicians in treatment centers will make decisions on what drugs to use, based on what's most helpful to patients and with patients' informed consent.

May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018
Ebola community

DRC Ebola response faces community resistance as report analyzes US policy

A report from the Kaiser Family Foundation says the US role in outbreak response is key but less prominent in the face of stronger international capacity.

Jul 10, 2015

Jul 10, 2015
DNA fingerprint

Gene study points to Liberian source for new Ebola cluster

The new Ebola disease cluster in Liberia probably was not sparked by an imported case. 

Apr 16, 2015

Apr 16, 2015
Obama Ebola presidents

Multilateral groups to address Ebola economic recovery

Also ahead of economic talks, Oxfam said $1.7 billion is needed to rebuild health systems, and the World Bank shared employment data.

Apr 13, 2015

Apr 13, 2015
Africa map

US, African agreement formalizes creation of African CDC

Officials said the center is clearly needed, for Ebola and other disease threats.

Feb 11, 2015

Feb 11, 2015
Health workers in Guinea

Surge in Guinea, activity in Sierra Leone stall Ebola decline

Although response efforts have curbed exponential growth, getting to zero will be a 'long and bumpy road.'

Nov 12, 2014

Nov 12, 2014
US Capitol with flag

Senate committee probes proposed US Ebola funding

The White House's $6.2 billion emergency Ebola funding request got its first hearing in Congress today.

Nov 05, 2014

Nov 05, 2014
PPE in mobile Ebola lab in LIberia

Obama seeks billions for Ebola battle as cases keep piling up

The administration today asked Congress for $6.18 billion in emergency funds.

Oct 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014
Personal protective equipment

WHO updates Ebola PPE guidance for health providers

The guidance prioritizes protecting mucosal areas and hand hygiene.

Oct 28, 2014

Oct 28, 2014
Health workers in West Africa

Obama airs concerns about Ebola quarantine policies

President Obama says policies based on fear rather science could discourage volunteers.

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