WHO reconvenes emergency committee following Ebola case in Goma

July 15, 2019
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, announced today that the organization’s emergency committee for Ebola virus disease…

WHO: Ebola outbreak not an international health emergency despite deaths in Uganda

June 14, 2019
Today, an emergency committee convened by WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc, for the third time, determined that the current…

Officials confirm Ebola case in Uganda

June 11, 2019
A 5-year-old boy infected with Ebola virus crossed the border into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, health officials said…

More than 2,000 cases reported in DRC Ebola outbreak

June 6, 2019
WHO announced that number of Ebola virus cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, have now reached over 2,000 cases, including 1,357…
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Congress takes step to support BARDA’s mission of pandemic preparedness

June 5, 2019
Congress recently passed the Pandemics and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act, or PAHPAI, which will allow the Biomedical Advanced…
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Treatment with IV fluid does not improve survival of Ebola patients

May 15, 2019
During the West African Ebola epidemic, there was no significant difference in 28-day survival among patients with Ebola virus disease who were…
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WHO panel recommends expanded Ebola vaccination in Congo

May 7, 2019
Amid a worsening outbreak, a panel of experts said today that the Ebola vaccination campaign in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, should…
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2017 Ebola outbreak caused by contact with bush meat

April 28, 2019
The index case in the 2017 Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, was infected through close contact with bush meat…

Ebola vaccine more than 97% effective in DRC outbreak

April 15, 2019
The Ebola virus vaccine being used in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, has been more than 97% effective…
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Ebola was more widespread in village where West African epidemic began

April 15, 2019
Researchers determined that Ebola virus infection was more widespread than originally thought in the village where experts believe the West African…