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November 17, 2014

BOENDE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/BARCELONA—The Ebola outbreak that began in August in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now under control, with no new cases detected after the last confirmed infection on October 4 in the town of Boende, Equateur province, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

November 13, 2014

In the absence of specific treatments for Ebola, MSF will host clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centers in West Africa.

November 11, 2014

Hello, my name is Craig Spencer. I am a physician and aid worker for Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF. I'm proud to be among the ranks of more than 3,300 Doctors Without Borders responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

November 11, 2014

Dr. Craig Spencer discharged from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center.

November 10, 2014

International response must adapt to changing epidemic pattern.

October 30, 2014

PARIS/NEW YORK—In order to address a deeply troubling but little-known consequence of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun distributing antimalarial medicines in Monrovia, Liberia, a crucial medical intervention in a city where the basic health care system has collapsed in recent months.

October 29, 2014

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly disagrees with blanket forced quarantine for health care workers returning from Ebola affected countries.  Such a measure is not based upon established medical science.

Kaci Hickox has carried out important, lifesaving work for MSF in a number of countries in recent years, and we are proud to have her as a member of our organization. MSF respects Kaci’s right as a private citizen to challenge excessive restrictions being placed upon her.

October 27, 2014

NEW YORK—Forced quarantine of asymptomatic health workers returning from fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is not grounded on scientific evidence and could undermine efforts to curb the epidemic at its source, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

Diligent health monitoring of returnees from Ebola-affected countries is preferable to coercive isolation of asymptomatic individuals.

October 25, 2014

Kaci Hickox, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse who returned to the United States from Sierra Leone on October 24, 2014, is being held in a medical isolation facility at Newark University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. Preliminary blood tests reveal that she does not have the Ebola virus.

October 24, 2014

 

At this stage we have only seen media reports about new guidelines announced by New York  and New Jersey.  We are trying to clarify the details with each state’s departments of health to gain a full understanding of the particular details.  We are therefore not in a position at this stage to comment on the new guidelines themselves.

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