News & Perspective

Aug 20, 2014

Aug 20, 2014
Cargo being loaded on a plane

WHO sees start of shortages due to Ebola-related restrictions

The WHO said service suspensions by shippers are starting to squeeze food and fuel supplies in Ebola-affected countries.

Aug 21, 2014

Aug 21, 2014
Hospital Ebola discharge

Recovery of US Ebola patients renews focus on treatment

Two medical missionaries are out of the hospital, leaving lessons for clinicians on treating the disease.

Aug 22, 2014

Aug 22, 2014
Ebola treatment center

As Ebola outbreak grows, WHO notes case-count difficulties

As West Africa's Ebola toll climbed by 142 cases and 77 deaths, the WHO conceded that the size of the epidemic has been underestimated.

Aug 25, 2014

Aug 25, 2014
WHO Ebola workers

WHO: Medical worker infections and shortages hamper Ebola response

The WHO has heightened concerns about the impact the outbreak is having on frontline workers and the prospects of overseas help.

Aug 25, 2014
Map of DRC

DRC says its Ebola outbreak not linked to West Africa's

Ebola has struck the northern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, but authorities say it is not the same strain as in West Africa.

Aug 26, 2014

Aug 26, 2014
Ebola treatment center in Guinea

WHO pulls Ebola team, probes site of staffer's infection

The WHO sent a team to a hot spot where one of its Ebola workers was infected.

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.

Aug 27, 2014

News Scan for Aug 27, 2014

Pause for US labs
Ebola guidance for first responders
USAID Ebola funding
Chikungunya in US
Dengue in Japan

Aug 28, 2014

Aug 28, 2014
Folded road map

WHO launches road map for containing Ebola in West Africa

With an estimated price tag of $490 million, the plan's goal is to stop Ebola transmission in 6 to 9 months.

Aug 28, 2014

Ebola Scan for Aug 28, 2014

Ebola vaccine gains steam
Clinical lessons from US patients

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