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Aug 14, 2018

Aug 14, 2018
IV therapy

DRC Ebola cases surpass earlier outbreak total, virus infects 4 more health workers

The WHO's director-general today warned that 'red zones' in conflict areas could be hiding places for Ebola.

Aug 13, 2018

Aug 13, 2018
Ebola treatment unit

Worries about security and healthcare exposures as DRC Ebola total grows to 52

A WHO official said Ebola spread could get worse before it gets better, due to health worker exposures early in the outbreak.

Feb 15, 2016

Feb 15, 2016

News Scan for Feb 15, 2016

Hawaii declares emergency
New chikungunya cases
Ebola vaccine test in monkeys
European Medical Corps formed

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.

Jun 17, 2015

Jun 17, 2015
Ebola checkpoint

Ebola cases dip slightly, but hot spots persist

As cases drop slightly, vaccine trials suffer from lack of patients. Also, the NIH announces a trial involving survivors.

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
Syringe on vials

Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered

The findings clear the way for the next step, which may require a change in venue.

Mar 26, 2015

Mar 26, 2015
Ebola virus

Gene study finds no worrisome changes in Ebola virus

The virus may be more stable than a study in August found.

Mar 16, 2015

Mar 16, 2015
Ebola virus

Health worker critically ill, as Ebola exposures prompt flurry of medical evacuations

An American health worker is in critical condition, and several US health worker contacts, and one from the UK, have been flown home for observation.

Mar 12, 2015

Mar 12, 2015
Health workers in West Africa

Ebola strikes US health worker; deaths top 10,000

Another American health worker has been infected with Ebola in West Africa's outbreak region.

Mar 05, 2015

Mar 05, 2015
Vaccination Guinea

Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

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