Ebola

Ebola Was Confirmed In A Major City In The Congo, Stoking Concerns That The Outbreak Will Keep...

A case of Ebola was confirmed in the populous Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) city of Bunia this week, adding to fears that the outbreak there — already the second-worst in history — is far from over. An infant who died in the Bunia...

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Ebola Survivors Continue To Suffer Years After Recovery

THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- Many survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa have ongoing health problems, a new study finds. More than 28,000 people were infected and more than 11,000 died in the outbreak. Researchers compared 966...
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Who: Ebola Outbreak In Drc 'contracting,' But Security Still A Concern

(MedPage Today) -- Despite setbacks from attacks, case numbers shrinking, WHO says

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Morning Break: Another Ebola Center Attack; 23andme For T2d; Dr. Death Robot

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
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Battle Against Latest Ebola Epidemic Not Going Well

The battle against the Ebola epidemic that has been gripping the Democratic Republic of Congo is not going well: The family of a young woman who died from Ebola last month in the Democratic Republic of Congo dressed her body, put makeup on her face...

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Morning Break: Ebola Aid Backfiring; 'coughing Sickness' Aloft; Wall Street On Gottlieb

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Ebola Epidemic In Drc Out Of Control As Death Toll Rises – Msf

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has gotten out of control, as the death toll continues to escalate and it is still unclear how some of the people got the disease, according to Medecins Sans...

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Ebola Survivors In Liberia Face Ongoing Health Issues, Study Finds

Survivors of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Liberia had a higher prevalence of certain health issues -- including uveitis (eye redness and pain), abdominal, chest, neurologic, and musculoskeletal abnormalities upon physical exam -- when compared to a...
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Terror Attacks On Ebola Centers Raise Fears Of Contagion In Drc

The charity Doctors Without Borders has suspended its Ebola virus-fighting operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo after attacks on two of its treatment centers this week, raising the risk that Ebola infections in the area will...
Related topics: Charity, Virus, Virology

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Why Doctors Without Borders Is Pulling Out Of The Ebola Epicenter In Congo

After two fiery attacks on its treatment centers in Democratic Republic of the Congo, the medical charity is putting its operations there on hold — and rethinking its role.(Image credit: Lauris Bonnaud/Reuters)
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Pan-filovirus T-cell Vaccine Protects Mice From Ebola And Marburg

Vaccines that induce protective T-cell responses could protect against members across the filovirus family, according to a new study.
Related topics: Vaccines, Medical Research

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Why Does Ebola Keep Spreading In Congo? Here's A Major Clue

Responders are zeroing in on an important source of new infections in the towns of Katwa and Butembo.(Image credit: John Wessels/AFP/Getty Images)

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Who: Pregnant Women Exposed To Ebola Should Get Vaccine

An independent advisory body convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends pregnant women and breastfeeding women in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo be vaccinated against the deadly Ebola virus.  Latest WHO figures put the number...
Related topics: Vaccines, Virus, Virology

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Links 2/21/19

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Bat Influenza Viruses Could Infect Humans

Bats don't only carry the deadly Ebola virus, but are also a reservoir for a new type of influenza virus. These newly discovered flu viruses could potentially also attack the cells of humans and livestock, researchers have now shown.
Related topics: Influenza (Flu), Virus, Virology, Medical Research, Flu

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Hope For Fighting Disease Known As Ebola Of Frogs

Despite widespread infection, some frog populations are surviving a deadly disease that is the equivalent of humankind's Ebola virus. The reason -- genetic diversity.
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Genetics

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Human Antiviral 'gs-441524' Shows Great Promise Against Feline Infectious Peritonitis

The emergence of exotic diseases such as Ebola and SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) in people has prompted intensive research into new drug treatments, and this is indirectly bringing benefit to cats. Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Sex-for-vaxx scheme Uncovered As 2nd-largest Ebola Outbreak Rages On

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are reportedly offering Ebola-related services, including Vaccinations, in exchange for sexual favors.  According to a recent NGO report presented at a national taskforce meeting in the...
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Report: Congolese Women Offered Ebola Vaccine In Exchange For Sex As Epidemic Spreads

As an Ebola epidemic spreads in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, researchers say multiple women have come forward reporting that they were offered medical treatment such as vaccinations in exchange for sexual favors. What are the details?The...
Related topics: Vaccines, Medical Research

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Patient Tested For Ebola At Philadelphia Hospital

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 -- Preliminary results from a patient being tested for Ebola suggest that the patient has another condition, say officials at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. "Proper protocols and precautions...
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