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May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014
Sierra Leone map

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone triple, to 50

Ebola cases in Sierra Leone have spiked from 16 on May 27 to 50, and Guinea has 10 new cases and Liberia 1.

Jun 10, 2014

Jun 10, 2014
Ebola virus

More Ebola cases, deaths reported in West Africa

Guinea has reported 7 new cases, the WHO says, and Sierra Leone reported 8.

Jun 18, 2014

Jun 18, 2014
Liberia and Sierra Leone map

West Africa Ebola outbreak grows by 47 cases, 14 deaths

It is now the largest, deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.

Jun 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014
Personal protective equipment for Ebola

West African nations report 49 new Ebola cases

The lion's share of cases have been in Sierra Leone, and MSF calls the outbreak "out of control."

Jun 24, 2014

Jun 24, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO reports 32 more Ebola cases in West Africa

The WHO notes 15 new deaths, but it revised the number of confirmed deaths downward.

Jun 26, 2014

Jun 26, 2014

Expanding Ebola toll and reach prompts high-level meeting

A special gathering convened by the WHO next week in Ghana will address the 'drastic measures' needed to curb the disease in West Africa.

Jul 01, 2014

Jul 01, 2014
A boy hiding

WHO airs Ebola challenges as cases climb to 759

A complex set of factors, including fear and public misperceptions, is fueling West Africa's Ebola outbreak.

Jul 03, 2014

Jul 03, 2014
Ghana map

African ministers agree on Ebola plan; cases swell to 779

Health ministers from 11 African nations and partners adopt a basic strategy to battle the disease.

Jul 08, 2014

Jul 08, 2014

News Scan for Jul 08, 2014

50 more Ebola cases
H7N9 case in China
Mongolia measles-free
Fungal foodborne pathogen
Pneumococcal vaccine in kids
Polio vaccine ban in Afghanistan

Jul 11, 2014

Jul 11, 2014
Ebola virus

West Africa Ebola outbreak nears 900 cases

With 44 new infections in recent days, the deadly outbreak has reached 888 cases.

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