News & Perspective

May 05, 2020

May 05, 2020
Kenya market place

As exponential COVID-19 spread hits parts of Africa, WHO issues advisory on traditional medicines

Cases rose 41% in Africa last week, and transmission is widespread in 7 countries. Lesotho is the only nation that hasn't reported a case.

Mar 16, 2020

Mar 16, 2020
Paris skyline

France orders lockdown to slow COVID-19 spread

And 1,440 new cases in Spain mean it is now the world's fourth hardest-hit country.

Feb 08, 2019

Feb 08, 2019

News Scan for Feb 08, 2019

DRC Ebola total hits 800
African Lassa fever outbreak support
Polio cases from three countries
Mayaro virus vaccine trial

Jan 24, 2019

Jan 24, 2019
Long-fingered bat

Ebola infects 3 more in DRC; virus evidence found in West Africa bat

The illnesses bring the overall outbreak total to 715, including 443 deaths.

Jul 23, 2018

Jul 23, 2018
Ebola campaign

Flare-up of Ebola in Liberian family highlights virus persistence

The Liberian case from 2015 highlights a lingering threat that the DRC will face after its outbreak is declared over.

Jun 26, 2018

Jun 26, 2018
Ebola balloon

Study: Amyloid proteins in semen increase Ebola spread, protect virus

In a separate report, researchers from Liberia weigh in on urban spread in the DRC and recommend strategies for reducing that type of Ebola transmission.

Apr 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018

News Scan for Apr 18, 2018

Lingering flu in Europe
Lassa in Nigeria, Liberia

Apr 11, 2018

Apr 11, 2018

News Scan for Apr 11, 2018

Monkeypox in Liberia
HHS patient transport exercise
Universal flu vaccine trial
Yellow fever vaccine campaign

Mar 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018
Ebola recovery

In review of Ebola recovery, GAO urges better accountability

Of $1.6 billion appropriated, $412 million has been targeted to 131 projects.

Mar 21, 2018

Mar 21, 2018

News Scan for Mar 21, 2018

Kansas measles outbreak
Dallas ED visits and Ebola
Vaccine campaigns in Syria

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