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Jul 08, 2016

Jul 08, 2016

News Scan for Jul 08, 2016

US Zika death
More yellow fever in Angola
CDC Ebola recap
Resistance to MDR-TB drugs
Measles in Arizona

Oct 14, 2015

Oct 14, 2015
Ebola nurses

Study: Most health workers infected in non-Ebola settings

Researchers also report promising findings in monkeys for a new antiviral, and CDC experts discuss response steps.

Sep 30, 2015

Sep 30, 2015
Ebola contact tracing

Guinea reports 4 Ebola cases; WHO details response reforms

In other developments, the HHS announced more funding for a rapid Ebola test.

May 01, 2015

May 01, 2015
Ebola survivor

Probe of recent Liberian death finds Ebola sexual transmission clues

Evidence includes a gene signature match from the woman's blood and Ebola RNA in the man's semen.

Apr 15, 2015

Apr 15, 2015

Challenges in Guinea spur increase in Ebola cases

Guinea's progress is fragile in its fight against Ebola, with community resistance still reported in some areas.

Mar 30, 2015

Mar 30, 2015
Ebola hand washing

Abstinence, other steps for Ebola nations as cases top 25,000

Liberian officials urged longer sexual abstinence for survivors, and extra response measures are under way in Sierra Leone and Guinea.

Mar 17, 2015

Mar 17, 2015
Vials and syringe

Emergent announces human trial for boosted Ebola vaccine

Other Ebola developments include the departure of Cuba's team from Liberia, new information on evacuee contact monitoring, and outbreak case totals.

Mar 05, 2015

Mar 05, 2015
Vaccination Guinea

Ebola ring vaccination trial set for Guinea launch

With its Mar 7 launch date, the trial's main goal is to see if ring vaccination can knock down Ebola hot spots.

Mar 04, 2015

Mar 04, 2015
Ebola command center

Ebola levels on the rise in Guinea, Sierra Leone

Although Liberia had no new cases, Guinea reported 51 and Sierra Leone 81 as response hurdles emerge.

Feb 26, 2015

Feb 26, 2015
Ebola virus particle

Bioethics review cites Ebola response glitches, offers advice

Presidential panel finds "a failure to prepare and a failure to follow good science."

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