Browse by region

World Map Middle East Africa South Asia Asia/Pacific Europe South America North America

NIH to Launch Human Safety Study of Ebola Vaccine Candidate

(NIH News)-​Initial human testing of an investigational vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease will begin next week by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.

Expanding age of eligibility for measles vaccination could increase childhood survival in Africa

(Science Daily) Expanding the age of eligibility for measles vaccination from 12 to 15 months could have potentially large effects on coverage in Africa, according to a new report. If combined with improvements to the vaccination process itself, such a change could help the country inch closer to the national coverage levels  Read More »

Ebola Could Eventually Afflict Over 20,000, W.H.O. Says –

Sacramento patient tests negative for Ebola, CDC says – CBS News

Airlines Urged to Keep Flying in West Africa Amid Ebola Outbreak

(Bloomberg Businessweek) The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has reached crisis proportions but poses no particular risk to air travelers, according to health officials and airlines—and air service should continue to serve affected areas to help combat the disease. That’s the message the International Air Transport Association, a trade group for global  Read More »