Ebola

How Public Health Officials Use 'contact Tracing' To Track An Epidemic's Spread

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Ranu Dhillon, a doctor and former Ebola adviser to Guinea, on the practice of "contact tracing" to contain epidemics like the new coronavirus.

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Gilead Considering Ebola Drug As Potential Coronavirus Treatment

As fears about the coronavirus outbreak in China continue to grow, a number of companies have started working on potential vaccines. Gilead (NASDAQ: GILD) announced Thursday that it was evaluating whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be...
Related topics: Vaccines, Nasdaq

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Journal Of Alzheimer's Disease: Aluminum And Amyloid-β In Familial Alzheimer’s Disease

Note: One wonders why this isn't front page news, instead of a new virus in China (for which is a vaccine is in the works) and rare Ebola (for which a vaccine is coming out.) Alzheimer's affects at least three generations at a pop.  When a...
Related topics: Alzheimer's Disease, Virus, Virology, Vaccines

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Antiviral Compound Offers Hope Against Deadly Flu, Coronaviruses

A study in mice finds that a compound modeled on a protein found in bananas safely protects against multiple strains of the influenza virus, Ebola and coronaviruses.
Related topics: Flu, Influenza (Flu), Medical Research, Proteins, Virus, Virology

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6,000 Dead From Measles Outbreak In Congo, Who Says

Measles has killed nearly three times as many people in Congo than an Ebola outbreak in the country that has garnered far more international attention.

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Ebola-fighting Protein Discovered In Human Cells

Drug that mimics function of protein could one day become an effective therapy to fight Ebola virus Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against the deadly...
Related topics: Proteins, Medical Research, Virus, Virology

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Ervebo Ebola Vaccine Falls Under The Federal Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program

It can’t get any worse, can it? By Wayne Rohde With the news of the approved Ebola vaccine by the FDA, many questions arise. Will it shed, is it a live virus, will we see Ebola outbreaks on our shores? While I can’t answer those questions...
Related topics: Vaccines, Food And Drug Administration, Virus, Virology

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2019 Was A Year Of Deadly Health Crises. These Were Some Of The Worst Outbreaks.

From Ebola in Congo to Dengue in the Philippines, it has been a deadly year of dangerous disease.

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Monitoring Agency: Drc Ebola Death Toll 2,231 To Date

A total of 2,231 people have died out of 3,373 declared cases of Ebola in the current epidemic in the DR Congo, according to the agency overseeing the response, health officials said Sunday.Deadly unrest in the fragile state has hampered the fight...

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An Ebola Patient Treated In The U.s. Chose To Remain Anonymous. Now He’s Telling His Story.

Years of disabling PTSD followed Preston Gorman’s unlikely survival after he contracted the fearsome disease in Sierra Leone.
Related topics: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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China Turns To Shocking Solution To Curb Pig Ebola

China Turns To Shocking Solution To Curb Pig Ebola China is the world's top producer and consumer of pork. So when 50% of its pig herd was wiped out in 2019 from African Swine Fever (ASF), it caused pork prices in the back half of the...

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Fda Approves First Us Ebola Vaccine: What You Should Know

The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved of an Ebola vaccine for the first time in history. This announcement was made just weeks after a similar approval by the World Health Organization. The vaccine goes by the name of Ervebo,...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Vaccines

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Ebola Flares Up Amid Attacks On Health Workers In Congo

The Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is flaring up again. After several attacks on health workers, responders are still struggling to get back into areas where the disease is spreading.

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Who: Insecurity, Poor Access Delay End Of Dr Congo Ebola Outbreak

The World Health Organization says insecurity and lack of access in conflict-ridden parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo remain major threats to ending the Ebola outbreak there.The latest reports put the number of confirmed cases at 3,354,...

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Morning Break: Drug Bill Deal; 'plan Finder' Havoc; Ebola Relapse Or Reinfection?

]]>(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. House and Senate leaders say they have reached a bipartisan agreement on a measure to reduce surprise medical bills and lower prescription drug costs. Reading, writing,...

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The Best Health News Over The Last Decade

The 2010s will go down in history as a decade of many newsworthy health-related stories, many of which were not good news — Ebola, measles, antibiotic resistance. But in the years since 2010...
Related topics: Antibiotics

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The Army Just Quietly Re-opened Its Infamous Germ Warfare Lab That Experiments With Ebola, Plague...

Research at a secretive Army germ warfare lab about 50 miles from Washington, D.C. that works with tularemia, which spreads more easily than anthrax, has been partially restarted after a federal inspection found two failures in containing unnamed...
Related topics: Germs, Medical Research

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Investigational Drugs Reduce Risk Of Death From Ebola Virus Disease

The investigational therapeutics mAb114 and REGN-EB3 offer patients a greater chance of surviving Ebola virus disease (EVD) compared to the investigational treatment ZMapp, according to published results from a clinical trial conducted in the...
Related topics: Virus, Virology, Clinical Trials

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Investigational Drugs Reduce Risk Of Death From Ebola Virus Disease

The investigational therapeutics mAb114 and REGN-EB3 offer patients a greater chance of surviving Ebola virus disease (EVD) compared to the investigational treatment ZMapp. The new report also shows that early diagnosis and treatment are associated...
Related topics: Virus, Virology

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Fatal Attacks On Congo Clinics Risk Resurgence Of Ebola Epidemic

International organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on health centers forced aid groups to suspend operations and withdraw staff from the epidemic's last strongholds.Mai Mai militia...

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