News & Perspective

Sep 09, 2015

Sep 09, 2015
Women with baby in Sierra Leone

Cautious optimism as Ebola outbreak cases stay low

Along with reporting just 2 new cases, the WHO issues Ebola guidance for pregnancy.

Sep 03, 2015

Sep 03, 2015
Ebola PPE

Liberia reaches Ebola-free status for 2nd time

An MMWR report details steps taken to contain a small cluster in July, which led to today's Ebola-free declaration.

Aug 12, 2015

Aug 12, 2015
Ebola nurse

Ebola cases stay in single digits, but all pose high risks

Transmission in healthcare settings has medical officials bracing for more cases.

Aug 07, 2015

Aug 07, 2015
Ebola survivor

Ebola survivor meeting explores research priorities, 'biobanking'

Researchers discussed unique opportunities to learn about the after-effects of Ebola and how to manage them, as well as knowledge gaps, study protocols, and how to build research capacity in outbreak nations.

Aug 05, 2015

Aug 05, 2015

Another sharp Ebola drop, but transmission threats remain

Experts are meeting this week to discuss survivor care, keeping clinical samples, and setting research priorities.

Jul 29, 2015

Jul 29, 2015
Schoolchildren in Guinea

Ebola numbers drop sharply in Guinea, Sierra Leone

With only 7 new cases, the countries recorded their lowest Ebola levels in more than a year.

Jul 22, 2015

Jul 22, 2015
Doctors in Guinea

Ebola cases ebb a bit, with Conakry, Freetown as hot spots

With 26 new cases, much activity is centered in the two capitals for the 2nd week in a row.

Jul 16, 2015

Jul 16, 2015
Funeral procession

Studies note possible human, animal Ebola exposures

Studies note frequent corpse touching at funerals, as well as frequent bat exposure.

Jul 15, 2015

Jul 15, 2015
Freetown street scene

Ebola activity steady, back in Guinea and Sierra Leone capitals

Also, phase 2 trials just launched for two prime-boost Ebola vaccine regimens.

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.

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