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Mar 30, 2016

Mar 30, 2016

News Scan for Mar 30, 2016

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Feb 09, 2016

Feb 09, 2016

Gloomy assessment underpins UN panel's health crisis advice

The panel's concern was fueled by the threat of an airborne virus spread more easily than Ebola.

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.

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

Jul 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015
David Nabarro, United Nations

WHO Ebola-related emergency response reforms advance

The WHO announces a unified program for health emergencies, vaccine support, and other reforms.

Jul 14, 2015

Jul 14, 2015
Ebola fever check

Liberia's Ebola cluster grows to 6 cases

The string of cases that recently ended Liberia's respite has grown to 6 with the death of a woman in a Monrovia hospital.

Jul 13, 2015

Jul 13, 2015
Ebola temp check

Ebola recovery push nets $5 billion in pledges

Meanwhile, about 200 health leaders are meeting in Cape Town this week to discuss global health security priorities.

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. 

Jul 09, 2015

Jul 09, 2015
United Nations flags

Ebola recovery goals focus on rebuilding health systems

As an Ebola recovery conference opened, Oxfam reported on broken funding promises that followed other crises and disasters.

Jul 07, 2015

Jul 07, 2015
WHO contact tracing

WHO independent panel calls out Ebola response flaws

Experts favor an interim alert level and say launch of UNMEER didn't work well.

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