Health care and public health leaders, clinicians and first responders can register to attend an Aug. 7-8 workshop in Atlanta on preparing for Ebola and other emerging infectious diseases, offered by the National Ebola Training and Education Center. NETEC also will offer the two-day workshop later this year in Omaha, NE, and Boston and next year in Denver, Spokane, WA, and Baltimore. For additional Ebola preparedness resources, visit In other Ebola-related news, the Democratic Republic of Congo has reported 46 Ebola cases and 26 deaths since April, including four confirmed cases in the city of Mbandaka. According to the World Health Organization, the African nation is preparing to offer health workers and other high-risk populations an experimental vaccine that was highly protective against the virus in a large 2015 trial in Guinea.