News & Perspective

Jun 05, 2018

Jun 05, 2018

News Scan for Jun 05, 2018

More suspected Ebola in DRC
Monkeypox in Cameroon
Avian flu antibodies in poultry workers

Jun 04, 2018

Jun 04, 2018
Ebola response

More suspected Ebola cases in DRC as response builds

Of 53 cases, 37 are confirmed, 13 probable, and 3 suspected; deaths remain at 25.

May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

News Scan for May 31, 2018

More DRC Ebola cases
Nipah deaths in India
Emergency guidelines gaps
Avian flu outbreaks

May 30, 2018

May 30, 2018
DR Congo vaccination

Ebola cases drop as more specimens test negative

Cases now total 51, and vaccine uptake has been high among more than 900 case contacts identified.

May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018
Remote Ebola

Ebola outbreak response shifts to remote DRC hot spots

Vaccination is under way in two remote areas as officials get closer to testing as many as five treatments.

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.

May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018
WHO contract tracing

DRC Ebola responders trace high-risk contacts in Mbandaka

Also, new reports cover vaccine challenges and lessons learned in West Africa.

May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018

WHO: 58 Ebola cases in DRC, 27 deaths

With worries about the disease spreading in  Mbandaka, the WHO said the DRC risk is very high and the regional risk is high.

May 22, 2018

May 22, 2018
Ebola response

New funding pledges boost DRC Ebola response

More than $25 million is newly pledged for an outbreak that has grown to 51 total cases, 28 confirmed.

May 21, 2018

May 21, 2018
Syringe on DR Congo map

Ebola vaccine drive launches in DRC as cases rise to 49

Four more illnesses have been reported, along with another death in a healthcare worker.

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