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Ebola flare-ups in West Africa linked to ‘persistently’ infected survivors

June 22, 2018
Researchers linked eight flare-ups of Ebola virus disease that occurred in West Africa after the peak of the region’s 2-year epidemic to…

WHO ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Ebola response in Congo

May 29, 2018
WHO is “cautiously optimistic” that the spread of Ebola virus in a large Congolese city has been brought under control by a…

NIH will send 100 doses of experimental Ebola treatment to Congo

May 25, 2018
The NIH will ship 100 doses of an experimental Ebola virus treatment to the Democratic Republic of the Congo next week, filling a request from health…
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Health care workers first to get Ebola vaccine in Congo outbreak

May 21, 2018
Health care workers operating in affected areas of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are the first to receive an…

Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a public health emergency, WHO says

May 18, 2018
The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has not yet risen to the level of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, or…

Vaccinations to begin as Ebola spreads in Congo

May 14, 2018
For the first time, doses of an investigational vaccine will be administered to help stop an outbreak of Ebola virus that continues to spread in the…

Ebola outbreak: Officials prepare for ‘worst-case scenario’ in DRC

May 11, 2018
Officials are preparing for the “worst-case scenario” while racing to contain an Ebola virus outbreak in a remote area of the Democratic…

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 8, 2018
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared a new Ebola virus outbreak — the ninth in the country’s history — after the…
In the Journals Plus

Study explores risk factors for household Ebola transmission

April 10, 2018
A study conducted during the worst Ebola virus epidemic on record identified risk factors for transmission of the disease among household contacts…

WHO prioritizes ‘Disease X’ in R&D blueprint

February 23, 2018
WHO recently released its annual list of priority diseases with an “urgent need” for accelerated research and development because of…