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Apr 28, 2017

Apr 28, 2017
polio vaccine supplies

WHO vaccine advisors weigh in on polio, cholera, Ebola, diphtheria

Experts made more recommendations about fractional IPV dosing and also discussed issued related to cholera, Ebola, and diphtheria.

Jan 21, 2015

Jan 21, 2015
Baby bath in Ebola ETU

Ebola cases tumble as WHO extends public health emergency

Cases continued to drop, with WHO advisors saying complacency is the biggest obstacle to getting to zero.

Jan 08, 2015

Jan 08, 2015
Osprey lands in Tubmanburg, Liberia

UN officials weigh Ebola border challenges; SL cases top 10,000

UN officials meet with local leaders in Liberian hot spot.

Nov 21, 2014

Nov 21, 2014
Ebola supply plane

Global leaders warn against Ebola complacency

Ban Ki-moon and other world leaders urged nations to continue aid for West Africa's Ebola outbreak region.

Nov 20, 2014

Nov 20, 2014
Sierra Leone clinic

WHO report details Ebola cluster in Mali

A cluster pushes Mali's total from 1 case reported a few weeks earlier to 6 illnesses, 5 fatal.

Oct 20, 2014

Oct 20, 2014
N-95s and gloves

CDC unveils new PPE guidance for Ebola

The guidance emphasizes unexposed skin and suggests either N-95s or PAPRs for respiratory protection.

Oct 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014
Ebola workers in Liberia carry a body bag.

CDC to deploy Ebola response team to help hospitals

The CDC has set up a special team to assist any hospital that has a confirmed Ebola patient.

Oct 10, 2014

Oct 10, 2014
Scientist in lab

Experts urge innovative ways to test new Ebola drugs

Experts today pushed for new ways to test Ebola treatments, and two groups renewed their urgent pleas for aid.

Oct 08, 2014

Oct 08, 2014
Empty hospital bed

Feds unveil Ebola screening steps; Texas patient dies

As West Africa cases top 8,000, the patient in Texas dies and the CDC announces airport screening steps.

Oct 06, 2014

Oct 06, 2014
Crowded airport

Spanish health worker contracts Ebola at Madrid hospital

The case could mark the first local transmission of Ebola outside of West Africa.

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