Ebola

Who Declares Anti-vax Movement A Global Health Threat In 2019 - Cnet

"Vaccine hesitancy" is listed among air pollution, Ebola and HIV as one of the biggest threats to health this year.
Related topics: HIV Vaccine, Vaccines, HIV, Virus

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Another Piece Of Ebola Virus Puzzle: Host And Virus Protein Interaction

A team of researchers have discovered the interaction between an Ebola virus protein and a protein in human cells that may be an important key to unlocking the pathway of replication of the killer disease in human hosts.
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Proteins, Medical Research

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Congo Ebola Outbreak Now Second Worst In History

TUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 -- There have been 600 confirmed cases of Ebola and 347 confirmed deaths since early August in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, making this outbreak of the disease the second largest and second deadliest in...

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Morning Break: New Ebola Worry; What's Wrong With Med Ed; Best News For Kids Ever

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff

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U.s. Doctor Released From Omaha Hospital After Ebola Monitoring

MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 -- An American doctor who was monitored for 21 days after possible Ebola exposure did not develop the deadly disease and has been released from the Nebraska Medicine-Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, officials say. The...

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Breakthrough Made In Treating Ebola Virus

In northeastern Congo, more than 600 people have fallen ill with the Ebola virus, and at least 368 people have died from the disease. It’s been difficult to contain the virus because of conflict in the region, despite medical advances, including a...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Vaccines

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American Being Monitored For Ebola Released From Hospital

An American physician who was potentially exposed to Ebola while working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo was released from the hospital Saturday.The doctor arrived to the U.S. on Dec. 29 and had been at a secure area...

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New Research Could Allow Fast Diagnosis Of Viruses Like Ebola And Zika

A new development in molecular biology is a step towards instant diagnosis of viruses like Ebola or Zika. Researchers have found a way to use a mobile device to identify plant viruses and potentially animal and human viruses too. The post New...
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Broad-range Ebola Drug Shows Promise In Animal Tests

FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019 -- An experimental Ebola drug was effective against all strains of the deadly virus in laboratory animals, scientists say. Previous research typically took the "one bug, one drug" approach, said researcher Thomas Geisbert, a...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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Healthy Baby Born To Mom Who Recovered From Ebola In Congo

Congo's Health Ministry says a baby has been born to a mother who recovered from the Ebola virus — a bright spot in an outbreak that is the second-deadliest in history. The Health Ministry tweeted a photo of "baby Sylvana" in her smiling...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Health Photos

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Ebola Outbreak In West Africa Lends Urgency To Recently-funded Research

Electron micrograph of Ebola virusCDC/ Frederick Murphy Earlier this year, the Ebola virus popped up for the first time ever in West Africa. How it got there, some 2,000 miles from previous Ebola hotspots in remote parts of Central...
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Ebola: A Call To Action

The following editorial appears in the September issue of Nature Medicine. The size, speed and potential reach of the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa presents a wake-up call to the research and pharmaceutical communities—and to federal...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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Course Correction

The following editorial appears in the November issue of Nature Medicine. The international response to the ongoing Ebola epidemic has in many respects been more reactive than proactive. But there are changes that, if made, may shift the balance...

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Ebola In The Drc: Will New Tx Bring Hope In The New Year?

(MedPage Today) -- Experts discuss how vaccination, experimental tx hope to control the epidemic
Related topics: Vaccines

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Health Highlights: Jan. 7, 2019

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Swedish Patient Does Not Have Ebola A man in Sweden who was being treated for suspected Ebola infection does not have the deadly virus, doctors...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Morning Break: Comatose Woman Raped In Hospital? False Ebola Alarm; The Worst Pain

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff

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Test Results Show No Ebola Cases In Sweden - Reports

A patient in Sweden who was taken to a hospital with a supposed case of Ebola was found not to be suffering from the extremely infectious and potentially deadly disease, The Local reported citing health care officials.

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Swedish Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

Health care officials in Sweden say a patient who was admitted to a hospital with a suspected case of Ebola was found not to be suffering from the highly infectious and potentially deadly disease after all.  The male patient, whose identity has...

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Swedish Hospital Says Has Received One Case Of Suspected Ebola, Patient Isolated

According to the Swedish Regional Authority, a patient has been isolated at Uppsala hospital after being suspected of carrying the Ebola virus.
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Uganda’s Ebola Preparedness ‘will Go A Long Way’ Says Who Chief

In the wake of an ongoing Ebola outbreak affecting the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), neighboring Uganda is implementing a series of preventative response measures to keep the deadly disease at bay.
Related topics: Uganda

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