In the Journals

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…
Breaking News

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…
In the Journals

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…
In the Journals

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…
Perspective

WHO says Ebola outbreak still not an international health emergency

April 12, 2019
For the second time in 6 months, an emergency committee convened by WHO voted against declaring the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic…
In the Journals

25% of respondents in DRC survey believe Ebola outbreak is not real

March 29, 2019
A recent survey revealed a high level of mistrust and misinformation surrounding the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the…
In the Journals

Survival times improved in favipiravir-treated Ebola patients

March 29, 2019
Treatment with favipiravir, an experimental antiviral, improved the survival time of patients with Ebola virus disease during the West African…

Ebola outbreak in Congo surpasses 1,000 cases

March 25, 2019
The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, has topped 1,000 cases, and officials have said it will be months at least…
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…