News & Perspective

Oct 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015
Sperm cells

Study indicates Ebola may persist in semen for months

Two studies shed new light on the threat of sexual transmission by survivors.

Oct 13, 2015

Oct 13, 2015
Vial and syringe

Contacts of hospitalized UK nurse get Ebola vaccine

Also, an observational study shows common safety gaps regarding personal protective equipment steps.

Oct 09, 2015

Oct 09, 2015
Ebola isolation unit

UK nurse has Ebola relapse as J&J vaccine trial starts

The nurse is hospitalized months after her initial infection, and the vaccine trial has begun in Sierra Leone.

Oct 07, 2015

Oct 07, 2015
Post Ebola kids

Outbreak region passes full week with no new Ebola cases

Cases were at the lowest point since the outbreak was first reported in March 2014.

Oct 02, 2015

Oct 02, 2015

News Scan for Oct 02, 2015

Ebola in Guinean health workers
HPV vaccine against genital warts
Flu immunization in schoolkids
Influenza A vs influenza B

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.

Sep 28, 2015

Sep 28, 2015

News Scan for Sep 28, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
New chikungunya cases
Nigeria off polio-endemic list
Iraq cholera outbreak
Meningitis vaccine trial

Sep 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015
Ebola virus

Study: Chip test directly identifies Ebola virus

A UC–Santa Cruz team has developed a chip-based method to directly detect Ebola.

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.

Sep 21, 2015

Sep 21, 2015

Ebola Scan for Sep 21, 2015

Entry screening for Liberia travelers
Probe into Sierra Leone response
Ebola drug agreement

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