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Apr 22, 2005

Apr 22, 2005

Toll in Angola's Marburg outbreak reaches 244

(CIDRAP News) – The death toll in Angola's outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever has climbed to 244 of 266 people infected, but Angolan officials say the epidemic has been confined to the province where it began, according to news reports today.

Sep 21, 2007

Sep 21, 2007

Ebola outbreak in Congo still growing

(CIDRAP News) – A disease outbreak involving Ebola hemorrhagic fever and other illnesses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is continuing to grow and may be spreading beyond the area first affected, according to the latest reports.

Aug 27, 2014

Aug 27, 2014
Ebola decontamination area

CDC staffer exposed to Ebola amid growing concerns for health workers

In addition, Canada pulled a lab team from Sierra Leone.

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.

Feb 19, 2015

Feb 19, 2015
Ebola patient on stretcher

Experts suspect Ebola virus sometimes spreads by air

An international team of experts says, in effect, "Don't be so sure" about Ebola not spreading by air.

Mar 05, 2015

Mar 05, 2015
Vaccination Guinea

Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

Apr 14, 2015

Apr 14, 2015
Ebola health workers

Launch of Ebola vaccine trial in Sierra Leone targets health workers

The study of VSV-EBOV hopes to enroll 6,000 health and other frontline workers.

Jan 25, 2016

Jan 25, 2016

News Scan for Jan 25, 2016

Dole Listeria in Canada
UK Ebola failings
Malaria funds

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