The WHO R&D Blueprint: 2018 review of emerging infectious diseases requiring urgent research and development efforts
This report describes the methods and results of the 2018 prioritization review.
First case in city of Goma prompts international response to outbreak
The virus spread this week to a city of two million people
The serum, developed in Oregon, cleared 60 percent of rhesus macques of SIV, the monkey version of HIV. 75 percent of those exposed to SIV again were resistant for three years.
, now an international emergency
The World Health Organization issued the order as the ebola virus has infected more than 2,500 people and killed more than 1,660.
The disease has killed more than 1,600 people in the African state of DR Congo.
AP Explains: Why deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international emergency
The current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 1,650 people, according to the World Health Organization. About 12 new cases are reported daily.(Image credit: Al-hadji Kudra Maliro/AP)
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