The two viruses are nowhere similar—but the fight against ebola holds valuable insights for the fight we're in today, and the fights to come.
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar on Sunday announced he would be self-quarantining after a brief run-in at last week's CPAC conference with someone he described as having been "hospitalized with the Wuhan virus," prompting a response from California congressman Ted Lieu.
There have been approximately 310,000 suspected measles cases in the DRC since the outbreak was declared in 2018.
The virus killed more than 11,000 people during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa.
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
Over 3,200 people have died from measles in the Central African country since the start of 2019.
One worker was injured in the blast at the VECTOR center in Novosibirsk, Siberia.
The Ebola outbreak is the second deadliest of the disease on record, according to the World Health Organization.
Ebola is back with a vengeance.
"Our top priority is to get to Bikoro to work alongside the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and partners to reduce the loss of life and suffering related to this new Ebola virus disease outbreak."
The CDC researcher, who has been missing since mid-February, left work shortly after being told why he didn't receive a promotion.
Uganda is currently experiencing an outbreak of Marburg virus, a disease that is similar to Ebola and at best kills half of all victims.
Additional fraud investigations are pending.
Experts know from the 2014 epidemic that when the deadly virus crosses borders it sticks around for awhile.
Tom Price is in the West African country to survey its post-Ebola recovery and offer U.S. support.
These Ebola-neutralizing antibodies can hopefully be used to treat humans in the near future.
Survivors of the Ebola virus often have serious visual problems, and a new study helps explain why.
Health authorities do not expect a repeat of the West African outbreak, which claimed 11,000 lives.