News & Perspective

Jul 15, 2014

Jul 15, 2014
Sierra Leone coast

Ebola cases in West Africa reach 964, deaths top 600

The WHO confirms 85 new cases and 68 deaths, and a study shows evidence for the disease in the area in 2006.

Jul 18, 2014

Jul 18, 2014
Ebola virus

WHO reports 18 new Ebola cases in West Africa

The new numbers bring history's largest Ebola outbreak to 982 cases and 613 deaths.

Jul 21, 2014

Jul 21, 2014
fruit bat

West Africa Ebola outbreak total tops 1,000

Sierra Leone's new cases nudge its total ahead of Guinea's, and Liberia also adds to its illness and death totals.

Jul 23, 2014

Jul 23, 2014
Ebola virus particles

New West Africa cases lift Ebola total to 1,093

The 45 new cases and 28 deaths raise the outbreak total to 1,093 infections, 660 of them fatal.

Jul 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014
Two healthcare workers

Ebola strikes air traveler, American relief workers

Two new developments are fanning concerns about the international spread of the disease.

Jul 30, 2014

Jul 30, 2014
Workers care for Ebola patients

Ebola cases rise to 1,323; 2 African doctors die

The illness continues to exact a heavy toll on healthcare workers and disrupt aid.

Jul 31, 2014

Jul 31, 2014
Airliner taking off

Officials issue response plan, travel alert over Ebola

The WHO will launch a $100 million plan tomorrow, and the CDC advises against nonessential travel.

Aug 01, 2014

Aug 01, 2014
Medical evacuation

Ebola outbreak prompts emergency talks, airlift plan

An emergency committee next week will consider if West Africa's Ebola outbreak is a health emergency as US officials prepare to airlift two sick American aid workers.

Aug 04, 2014

Aug 04, 2014
Emory University Hospital

US homecoming for Ebola-stricken workers as outbreak spreads

A US doctor with Ebola is improving and new cases have been reported in Morocco and Nigeria, as the outbreak reaches 1,603 cases and 887 deaths.

Aug 05, 2014

Aug 05, 2014

Experimental Ebola drug may have helped 2 US patients

The second American infected with Ebola returned home today, as new information emerged about experimental treatment use and more possible cases.

Pages

Sort Results

 

Narrow results

by Topic

by country

by organization

Newsletter Sign-up

Get CIDRAP news and other free newsletters.

Sign up now»

OUR UNDERWRITERS

Unrestricted financial support provided by

Bentson Foundation 3M Gilead 
Grant support for ASP provided by

  Become an underwriter»