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Sexual Contact May Cause Ebola To Spread, WHO Says

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: Ebola virus: Sexual contact may be causing it to spread, World Health Organization says “The World Health Organization (WHO) says it has found evidence that sexual contact may be causing the Ebola virus to spread. A lack of education about treatment has meant sufferers are now hiding…

NIH Announces American Ebola Patient’s Condition Has Improved

The Guardian: American Ebola patient’s condition improves from ‘serious’ to ‘fair’ “The condition of an American health care worker who contracted Ebola while fighting the outbreak of the disease in Sierra Leone has improved significantly since he arrived in the U.S. earlier this month…” (Gambino, 3/30). The Hill: Condition of…

West African Countries Increase Efforts To End Ebola; Liberia Calls For Survivors To Practice Protected Sex Or Extended Abstinence

Associated Press: 3 West African countries increase fight to end Ebola “The West African countries hit hardest by Ebola are ramping up efforts to eradicate the deadly disease using lockdowns, restrictions on burials, and a warning to survivors about the potential dangers of unprotected sex…” (Diallo/Paye-Layleh, 3/29). New York Times:…

Children Affected By Ebola In Liberia Need Protection, Support Services

Huffington Post: In Liberia, Children Affected by Ebola Need Our Support George Kordahi, national director of SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia “…The [Ebola] outbreak has been a tragedy for all of us, but especially for Liberia’s most vulnerable children. Children and youth were and continue to be in desperate need…

Sierra Leone Imposes Three-Day Lockdown To Prevent Ebola Spread

Agence France-Presse: S. Leone in new anti-Ebola lockdown “Sierra Leone imposed a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday for the second time in six months in a bid to prevent a resurgence of the deadly Ebola virus…” (Johnson, 3/27). Agence France-Presse: Sierra Leone ends anti-Ebola lockdown after three days “Sierra Leoneans were…

British Nurse Cured Of Ebola After Receiving New Experimental Drug

Agence France-Presse: U.K. nurse cured of Ebola after receiving new treatment “A British army reservist who contracted Ebola while working as a volunteer nurse in Sierra Leone has fully recovered after becoming the first patient in the world to receive an experimental new treatment…” (3/27). Reuters: British Ebola patient cured…

Analysts, Stakeholders Developing Potential International Pandemic Insurance Schemes

Reuters: New pandemic insurance to prevent crises through early payouts “…Analysts are developing insurance schemes that could turn the humanitarian system on its head, by paying out money as soon as a disease breaks out to stop it becoming an international crisis, rather than trying to raise funds after the…