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Jan 06, 2015

Jan 06, 2015
Vaccine injection

UK researchers launch human trial of third Ebola vaccine

The trial of a Johnson & Johnson vaccine brings the number of Ebola vaccines in such trials to three.

Jan 07, 2015

Jan 07, 2015
Ebola treatment center in Guinea

Ebola reach expands in Guinea; WHO vaccine experts to meet

The Ebola situations in the three hardest-hit countries continue to reflect a mixed picture.

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.

Jan 09, 2015

Jan 09, 2015
Vaccination being given in Africa

WHO experts chart next steps for Ebola vaccine trials

High-level meeting in Geneva says large phase 3 trials in West Africa to test efficacy and safety are next up.

Jan 12, 2015

Jan 12, 2015
Ebola vaccine

Report maps complex challenges to Ebola vaccine efforts

Interim report lays out 14 principles to guide the process of providing vaccines.

Jan 12, 2015
World Health Assembly

WHO board eyes emergency-response reforms in light of Ebola

Recent global health emergencies like Ebola outbreak have shone a spotlight on WHO limits to quickly respond.

Jan 14, 2015

Jan 14, 2015
Ebola treatment unit

Ebola cases dropping in all three countries, but hot spots remain

New cases continue, especially in western Sierra Leone.

Jan 15, 2015

Jan 15, 2015
UNMEER motorcycles

WHO looks back on year-long Ebola battle

Lengthy report examines the 12 months from the first case in Guinea to the explosion of cases that quickly outstripped early response efforts.

Jan 16, 2015

Jan 16, 2015
WHO logo

WHO Ebola emergency committee to meet next week

As the Ebola case count hits 21,373, the committee will meeet Jan 20 to assess the outbreak situation.

Jan 20, 2015

Jan 20, 2015
Globe showing Africa plus coins

World Bank scales back Ebola region's financial loss estimate

Ebola will continue to hobble the economies of outbreak nations, but not at levels originally feared.

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