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December 2015 Issue Of WHO Bulletin Available Online

WHO: Bulletin of the World Health Organization The December 2015 WHO Bulletin includes news, research, and policy articles on various topics, as well as an editorial by WHO Director-General Margaret Chan on lessons learned from the Ebola epidemic (December 2015).

News Outlets Report On Ebola In Liberia, Guinea, Epidemic Recovery In West Africa

Foreign Policy: How Liberia’s Latest Ebola Case Slipped Through the Cracks “…[Fifteen-year-old Nathan] Gbotoe’s case, which was announced on Nov. 20, put an end to Liberia’s official ‘Ebola free’ designation for a second time this year … While the source of Gbotoe’s infection is currently being investigated, the mismanagement of…

Editorials, Opinion Piece Discuss Reforms To Strengthen WHO’s Responses To Ebola, Other Disease Outbreaks

The Lancet: Ebola: lessons for future pandemics Editorial Board “…[A report from the Harvard-London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola] endorses 10 recommendations across four themes: preventing major outbreaks, responding to outbreaks, research, and governing a global health system that has overall…

Health Screenings At West African Borders Help Detect Ebola, Prevent Spread

USAID’s “Impact”: Strong Border Management is Vital to the Fight against Ebola Al Dwyer, the USAID Ebola Disaster Assistance Response Team leader, discusses the importance of health screening stations at border crossings between West African countries as part of USAID’s and partners’ efforts to detect new Ebola cases and prevent…

Liberian Boy Dies Of Ebola; Father, Brother Continue Treatment For Disease

Reuters: Boy dies of Ebola in Liberia, first such fatality in months “A 15-year-old boy has died of Ebola in Liberia, the first such fatality for months in a country declared free of the disease in September, Chief Medical Officer Francis Kateh said on Tuesday. Nathan Gbotoe tested positive last…

Liberia Records 3 New Ebola Cases, Monitors 153 People After Possible Exposure

Deutsche Welle: New cases of Ebola found in Liberia, health authorities say “Health officials reported on Friday that three new cases of Ebola were found in Liberia. The diagnoses are a setback for the region as it struggles to end the epidemic…” (11/20). New York Times: Ebola Cases in 3…

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