Lassa

Dec 12, 2018
Beni ETC

Ebola outbreak grows as DRC issues alerts in Goma

Health officials are on high alert for potential spread to Goma, North Kivu province's capital and largest city.

Aug 16, 2018
vaccine research

CEPI announces new collaboration and funding for Lassa vaccine

The announcement comes as Nigeria is experiencing its largest outbreak, with 481 confirmed cases reported as of last week, 133 of them fatal.

Jan 19, 2017
Vaccine development

New $460 million effort takes aim at MERS, Lassa, Nipah

CEPI, a vaccine development partnership, was created in the wake of Ebola.

Mar 23, 2016
Cologne, Germany

More details emerge on German, US Lassa cases linked to Togo

The infected Americans are health workers, ages 33 and 47, the latter of whom died.

May 26, 2015
Airplane at JFK Airport

New Jersey traveler dies from Lassa fever

The man was hospitalized after returning from West Africa and died last night from a Lassa virus infection.

Apr 04, 2014
Lassa fever virus micrograph

Minnesota Lassa fever case is first in US since 2010

Minnesota health officials diagnosed Lassa fever in a man who had traveled to West Africa.

Apr 29, 2020

News Scan for Apr 29, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
Impact of C diff treatment guidelines
Nigeria Lassa decline
Mar 03, 2020

News Scan for Mar 03, 2020

Saudi MERS case
Flu vaccine ineffectiveness in seniors
Northern Hemisphere flu activity
Lassa fever in Benin
Jan 28, 2020

News Scan for Jan 28, 2020

More DRC Ebola cases
Lassa fever in Nigeria
FDA hand sanitizer warning
Nov 26, 2019

News Scan for Nov 26, 2019

Sierra Leone Lassa cluster
Samoa measles surge

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