Filling the need for trusted information on national health issues…

Trending on kff Ebola Marketplaces Enrollment

Disease Outbreaks

  • your selections
Clear Search

Filter Results

date

Tags

  • results
Ebola Conditions Improve In Liberia, Set To Worsen In Sierra Leone, Experts Say

News outlets report on the situations in Liberia, where progress is being made against Ebola, and Sierra Leone, where officials are looking at emergency transport solutions and warning the conditions will worsen. Associated Press: Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia “Liberia is making some progress in containing the…

Opinion Pieces Touch On Issues Related To Ebola Epidemic

The following opinion pieces discuss issues related to the ongoing Ebola epidemic. Washington Post: A global attention on disease gives Bill Gates his moment Michael Gerson, opinion writer “…In a tragic, unsought sense, this is [Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chair Bill] Gates’s moment. The focus of his life –…

ONE Analysis Examines Key Ebola Data, Finds Gaps

ONE: New ONE analysis shows major gaps in Ebola response data In an analysis of three new Ebola response trackers, ONE Global Health Policy Director Erin Hohlfelder and Research Assistant Anu Dathan “set out the latest on what key countries have promised — our best attempt at outlining which countries…

Nigeria Stopped Ebola But Faces ‘Larger Health Crisis’ Of TB

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: Can Nigeria’s Success on Ebola Translate to TB? Amanda Glassman, senior fellow and director of global health policy at CGD, and David Bryden, TB advocacy officer at RESULTS, discuss whether Nigeria’s tuberculosis response can be as effective as its response to a…

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Discuss Various Aspects Of Ebola Epidemic

The following editorials and opinion pieces discuss various aspects of the Ebola epidemic and responses to mitigate the virus’s spread. Nature: Call to action Editorial Board “Science has so far taken a back seat as the Ebola outbreak has continued to spread. Research has deferred to the need to gear…

Ebola Cases In Liberia Possibly Declining But Defenses Must Remain High, WHO Says

News outlets discuss how the number of Ebola cases is possibly declining in Liberia, but the trend does not necessarily signal a slowing of the epidemic, according to a WHO official. Agence France-Presse: Ebola cases slow in Liberia, but too soon to celebrate: WHO “The rate of new Ebola infections…

Debate Continues Over Quarantining U.S. Ebola Workers When They Return Home

News outlets report on the ongoing debate over quarantining U.S. health workers, troops, and others who have worked in West African nations affected by Ebola when they return home. NBC News: Dozens Of Volunteers Have Come Back Safe From Ebola Hot Zone “Close to 50 volunteers have come back safe…

Ebola Could Overwhelm U.S. Health System, AP Review Says

Associated Press: AP IMPACT: If Ebola batters U.S., we are not ready “The U.S. health care apparatus is so unprepared and short on resources to deal with the deadly Ebola virus that even small clusters of cases could overwhelm parts of the system, according to an Associated Press review of…