News & Perspective

Mar 10, 2015

Mar 10, 2015
Fever monitoring

External panel to review WHO Ebola response

The committee has been tasked with presenting by May a report on what has been called a slow response to the outbreak.

Mar 13, 2015

Mar 13, 2015
Double gloves

More potentially Ebola-exposed health workers flown to US, UK

As an infected American health worker arrives at the NIH, potentially exposed US and UK health workers are flown home.

Mar 16, 2015

Mar 16, 2015
Ebola virus

Health worker critically ill, as Ebola exposures prompt flurry of medical evacuations

An American health worker is in critical condition, and several US health worker contacts, and one from the UK, have been flown home for observation.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Mar 19, 2015

Mar 19, 2015
Quarantine in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone orders Ebola lockdown; more aid workers evacuated

Sierra Leone announces a quarantine for its western regions, as more US health workers are evacuated.

Mar 27, 2015

Mar 27, 2015
Syringe on vials

Two Ebola vaccines shown safe as next step pondered

The findings clear the way for the next step, which may require a change in venue.

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Ebola hand washing

Abstinence, other steps for Ebola nations as cases top 25,000

Liberian officials urged longer sexual abstinence for survivors, and extra response measures are under way in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Mar 30, 2015

News Scan for Mar 30, 2015

Lack of good filovirus PPE data
Flu vaccine and disease severity
Novel tickborne parasite

Apr 01, 2015

Apr 01, 2015

News Scan for Apr 01, 2015

Risk of severe C diff
Late notice of Salmonella in cukes
Lassa outbreak in Benin

Apr 06, 2015

Apr 06, 2015

News Scan for Apr 06, 2015

Ebola in Sierra Leone
Two Saudi MERS cases
More chikungunya cases
Listeria-tied plant closure
Variant norovirus strain

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