In the Journals

Ebola survivors face high burden of ongoing health issues

March 15, 2019
Ebola virus survivors in Liberia experience a higher prevalence of certain health issues, including neurological sequelae and uveitis, compared with…
Breaking News

WHO chief laments violence in DRC as Ebola cases near 1,000

March 14, 2019
As the outbreak nears 1,000 cases, WHO’s top official warned today that ongoing violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is threating…

WHO advisory committee recommends Ebola vaccination for pregnant women

February 25, 2019
WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization has released interim guidance supporting the immunization of pregnant and lactating…
Breaking News

Many cases in DRC Ebola outbreak coming from health centers

February 1, 2019
Six months into the 10th and largest Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, officials said many confirmed cases are…

South Sudan begins vaccinating against Ebola

January 28, 2019
Health care workers and other front-line responders in South Sudan are being vaccinated against Ebola amid a worsening outbreak of the disease in…
In the Journals Plus

Nonhuman primates are only intermediate hosts for Ebola viruses

January 28, 2019
Ebola antibodies are not widespread among more than 30 nonhuman primate species, supporting claims that nonhuman primates are intermediate hosts for…

American possibly exposed to Ebola is monitored at Nebraska hospital

December 31, 2018
An American who was possibly exposed to the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, was transported to a Nebraska hospital for…
In the Journals Plus

Point-of-care test differentiates Ebola from similar diseases in 30 minutes

December 13, 2018
Researchers have developed a 30-minute, portable diagnostic test that distinguishes Ebola virus infections from other endemic diseases with similar…

In midst of outbreak, DRC begins first multidrug trial for Ebola treatments

November 26, 2018
A pioneering randomized control trial evaluating the effectiveness and safety of drugs used to treat patients infected with Ebola virus has begun in…
FDA News

FDA OKs emergency use of Ebola finger-stick test

November 9, 2018
The FDA announced it has granted an emergency use authorization for a rapid, single-use test for detecting the Ebola virus that uses a portable…