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Ebola Outbreak Latest News Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

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Ebola – Google News

What it’s like to be an aid worker in Sierra Leone after Ebola – HelpAge International (blog)


What it's like to be an aid worker in Sierra Leone after Ebola
HelpAge International (blog)
Glynnis Cummings-John moved from the UK to Sierra Leone during the aftermath of Ebola as a Technical Inclusion Advisor for HelpAge International. She has been instrumental in the development of Sierra Leone's first National Ageing Policy, which will …

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Posted on 24 July 2017 | 12:06 pm

Ebola Survivor Tops Mother Tegeste 2017 Graduating Class – Front Page Africa


Front Page Africa

Ebola Survivor Tops Mother Tegeste 2017 Graduating Class
Front Page Africa
Just three years ago, this day was unimaginable to her because Gbeyan is an Ebola survivor. “I think I was going to die,” she said about having Ebola. “I never had the hope of living.” Her entire family was stricken by the virus early on in the epidemic.

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Posted on 23 July 2017 | 11:29 pm

“Post-Ebola syndrome” is something else to keep you up at night – Ars Technica


Ars Technica

“Post-Ebola syndrome” is something else to keep you up at night
Ars Technica
After the ghastly symptoms subside, Ebola may not be done; it may just shift to a clever stealth mode, a new study suggests. Examining archived tissue samples from infected monkeys, researchers found that Ebola can create a cryptic viral reservoir in

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Posted on 19 July 2017 | 11:05 am

Ebola lingers in survivors’ eyes – Science Daily


The Scientist

Ebola lingers in survivors' eyes
Science Daily
A new study, titled "Retinal Pigment Epithelial (RPE) Cells are a Potential Reservoir for Ebola Virus in the Human Eye," and published in Translational Vision Science & Technology (TVST), describes how the cells responsible for isolating the eye from
Ebola Persistence Documented in MonkeysThe Scientist
Ebola virus can persist in monkeys that survived disease, even after symptoms disappearMedical Xpress

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Posted on 17 July 2017 | 6:10 pm

Review: "EBOLA: People + Public Health + Political Will" articulates … – ArtsATL


ArtsATL

Review: "EBOLA: People + Public Health + Political Will" articulates …
ArtsATL
ArtsATL critic Virginie Kippelen reviews the CDC Museum's most recent exhibition.

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Posted on 17 July 2017 | 2:20 pm

Liberia after Ebola: ‘The human suffering changed me’ | Africa | Al … – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

Liberia after Ebola: 'The human suffering changed me' | Africa | Al …
Aljazeera.com
Three years on, a reporter and Ebola survivor speaks to some of the Liberians who were affected by the 2014 outbreak.

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Posted on 9 July 2017 | 1:07 pm

When Ebola broke out in West Africa, the world sprang into action – Washington Post


Washington Post

When Ebola broke out in West Africa, the world sprang into action
Washington Post
It was the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history, claiming more than 11,000 lives as hemorrhagic fever swept through Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Now, you can learn about the 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak in an exhibition that brings its

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Posted on 8 July 2017 | 2:31 pm

A worthy legacy of the Ebola catastrophe – Washington Post


Washington Post

A worthy legacy of the Ebola catastrophe
Washington Post
ONE OF the most disturbing lessons to emerge from the Ebola virus disease epidemic in West Africa in 2014-2015 was how unprepared the world was for it. David Nabarro, special adviser to the U.N. secretary general, told a Senate panel recently that the …
Opinion: To fight the next Ebola, the G20 need to empower people to respond to everyday challengesDevex

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Posted on 6 July 2017 | 10:55 pm

How the Democratic Republic of the Congo Beat Ebola in 42 Days – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

How the Democratic Republic of the Congo Beat Ebola in 42 Days
The Atlantic
The DRC has had eight run-ins with Ebola since 1976, and has proven to be remarkably successful at controlling the virus. In 2014, for example, while West Africa was struggling with its historically unprecedented epidemic, the DRC managed to contain
Ebola Outbreak Declared Over in Democratic Republic of Congo After Four DeathsNBCNews.com
UN health agency declares end to latest Ebola outbreak in DR CongoUN News Centre
Ebola outbreak in DRC is over, WHO saysCNN
Nature.com –Quartz –Reuters
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Posted on 3 July 2017 | 8:31 pm

New Ebola exhibit captures the intensity of the response to the crisis – STAT


STAT

New Ebola exhibit captures the intensity of the response to the crisis
STAT
A new exhibit memorializing the response to the West African outbreak features hundreds of artifacts and photographs taken at the peak of the epidemic.

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:35 am

Ebola – BingNews

What it’s like to be an aid worker in Sierra Leone after Ebola

Glynnis Cummings-John moved from the UK to Sierra Leone during the aftermath of Ebola as a Technical Inclusion Advisor for HelpAge International. She has been instrumental in the development of Sierra Leone’s first National Ageing Policy, which will …

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 5:05 am

United States Only Deployed Ebola Virus To Kill Blacks- Minister Louis Farrakhan Accuses The West

Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam present the kind of information that you won’t find in mainstream media, some will seek to discredit him. But the arrival of Ebola and the fact that infected whites have been cured by the CDC has led some people …

Posted on 22 July 2017 | 7:59 pm

Ebola Drug and Vaccine Market Outlook and Forecast Up to 2024

Transparency Market Research Report Added “Ebola Drug and Vaccine Market” to its database. Albany, NY — (SBWIRE) — 07/21/2017 — The rising threat of a global Ebola pandemic is the major driver for the global Ebola drug and vaccines market, according to …

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 9:54 pm

Ebola Drug and Vaccine Market – An Emerging Worldwide Industry

The rising threat of a global Ebola pandemic is the major driver for the global Ebola drug and vaccines market, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. The report, titled ‘Ebola Drug and Vaccine Market – Global Industry Analysis …

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 2:45 am

MSF publishes five lessons to learn from Ebola outbreak

The scale of this outbreak was minimised, thanks in no small part to a nurse named Dieumerci. With a name that literally translates to ‘Thank God’ in French, Dieumerci works at a Ministry of Health centre in northeast DRC, where the first Ebola cases …

Posted on 19 July 2017 | 8:07 am

“Post-Ebola syndrome” is something else to keep you up at night

After the ghastly symptoms subside, Ebola may not be done; it may just shift to a clever stealth mode, a new study suggests. Examining archived tissue samples from infected monkeys, researchers found that Ebola can create a cryptic viral reservoir in …

Posted on 19 July 2017 | 4:00 am

Ebola virus can persist in monkeys that survived disease, even after symptoms disappear

Red dots in the eye diagram indicate the cells with Ebola virus persistence in the vitreous humor and its immediately adjacent tissue of survivor eyes. Ebola virus genomic RNA in situ hybridization signal (red chromogen) was detected in a hematoxylin …

Posted on 17 July 2017 | 8:37 am

Ebola Persistence Documented in Monkeys

“[T]hey essentially found that the Ebola virus can persist in a number of sites that we consider immune privileged, including the eye, the brain, and the reproductive organs, or the testes,” Emory University opthalmologist Steven Yeh, who treated a …

Posted on 16 July 2017 | 10:00 pm

How an Outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo Was Contained

An Ebola response team was able to work quickly and have a better response this time around. AFP/Getty Images The Conversation The Conversation This post originally appeared on The Conversation. The World Health Organisation recently declared the end of …

Posted on 13 July 2017 | 11:54 am

Africa’s missing Ebola outbreaks

During the fallout from the 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which killed more than 11,000 people, one of the questions asked of the World Health Organisation (WHO) was why it hadn’t reacted more quickly. The four-month delay in pinning down the cause …

Posted on 13 July 2017 | 7:31 am

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