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Ebola – Google News

Lessons from Zika and Ebola: Global Health is a Defense Issue – Geopoliticalmonitor.com


Geopoliticalmonitor.com

Lessons from Zika and Ebola: Global Health is a Defense Issue
Geopoliticalmonitor.com
In today's thoroughly globalized world, the chances of infectious diseases erupting and spreading rapidly is greater than ever – with the Ebola and Zika viruses providing two textbook examples in recent years. Given that it is only a question of “when
Q&A: Rajeev Venkayya on why vaccines are a worthy investmentDevex

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:01 pm

There’s a new Ebola vaccine — but the fight is far from over – WVXU


WVXU

There's a new Ebola vaccine — but the fight is far from over
WVXU
By the time he checked into the hospital, it was understood that there was an Ebola outbreak in the city of Gulu. The strain of Ebola he had, the Sudan strain, kills more than half the people who get it. Ebola is transmitted through bodily fluids

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:11 pm

Ebola is defeated. Now America wants these West African immigrants to go home. – The Week Magazine


The Week Magazine

Ebola is defeated. Now America wants these West African immigrants to go home.
The Week Magazine
In 2014, TPS was granted to people from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea due to the outbreak of Ebola there. The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola outbreak over. So on May 20, TPS expired for people from these nations, including a …

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:11 pm

In Ebola zone, clowns play to audience of phones – CNET


In Ebola zone, clowns play to audience of phones
CNET
In his book "Ebola: How a People's Science Helped End an Epidemic," anthropologist Paul Richards reflects on how local expertise and common sense may have done more to successfully curb the Ebola outbreak than most large-scale, multimillion-dollar …

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:00 pm

A ‘monumental effort’ revisited: New Ebola exhibit captures the intensity of the response to the crisis – STAT


STAT

A 'monumental effort' revisited: New Ebola exhibit captures the intensity of the response to the crisis
STAT
The decision by public health responders to communicate about Ebola in this way was both ingenious and a stark reminder of the challenges they faced as they tried to warn people in West Africa about Ebola and to get them to recognize and act on a

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 8:30 am

Congress, take an Ebola inspired approach to the opioid epidemic – The Hill (blog)


The Hill (blog)

Congress, take an Ebola inspired approach to the opioid epidemic
The Hill (blog)
The disease afflicts all ethnicities and socioeconomic groups. In 2015 it killed 33,000 Americans — more than car accidents or guns. Every day 91 Americans die as a result of this epidemic, compared to 11,000 deaths worldwide from Ebola from 2013 to 2016.

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 8:20 pm

HHS Secretary Defies Trump on Ebola Travel Ban – The Atlantic


The Atlantic

HHS Secretary Defies Trump on Ebola Travel Ban
The Atlantic
At the height of the Ebola outbreak in 2014, days before the World Health Organization declared it an international public health emergency, Donald Trump tweeted: “The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to …

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Posted on 25 June 2017 | 8:06 pm

Danger maps reveal where the next major health pandemic like Ebola, HIV or flu is likely to break out – The Sun


The Sun

Danger maps reveal where the next major health pandemic like Ebola, HIV or flu is likely to break out
The Sun
Danger maps reveal where the next major health pandemic like Ebola, HIV or flu is likely to break out. Bats are the mammals most likely to infect humans with potentially killer viruses, like Ebola. By Lizzie Parry, Digital Health Editor. 23rd June 2017

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Posted on 23 June 2017 | 2:19 pm

Ebola virus burial teams may have ‘saved thousands of lives’ – BBC News


BBC News

Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'
BBC News
They were ordinary people doing an extraordinary job in extremely dangerous times. Now new research suggests Red Cross volunteers who helped bury most of the bodies of Ebola victims in West Africa could have prevented more than 10,000 cases of the …
From the Frontline: How unsafe burials impact Ebola transmissionPLOS Research News
Safe burial methods averted thousands of Ebola deaths: researchersReuters
Life-saving role of Red Cross volunteers during Ebola outbreak highlighted by new studyInternational Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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Posted on 22 June 2017 | 10:07 pm

Ebola Leaves Unique Scar Inside Survivors’ Eyes – Live Science


Live Science

Ebola Leaves Unique Scar Inside Survivors' Eyes
Live Science
In some Ebola survivors, the virus leaves a unique scar at the back of the eye that can be seen long after they are cured of the disease, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed information from 82 Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone and 105 people

Posted on 16 June 2017 | 10:42 pm

Ebola – BingNews

Lessons from Zika and Ebola: Global Health is a Defense Issue

Donald Trump’s moves to cut American health spending overseas have met with considerable criticism, but none as damning as that of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In a report released last month, the Academies lay out …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 7:54 am

Five Lessons Learned During the Latest Ebola Outbreak in DRC

Four people died in the most recent Ebola outbreak that occurred in a remote, forested area of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This small outbreak (five laboratory-confirmed and three probable cases) was quickly curtailed. Below are five lessons …

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:32 am

Ebola Virus Vaccine Global Market Professional Survey Report includes Players Bavarian Nordic, Crucell, Fab Entech, Inovio Pharmaceuticals

HTF Market Intelligence released a new research report of 102 pages on title ‘Global Ebola Virus Vaccine Market Professional Survey Report 2017’ with detailed analysis, forecast and strategies. The study covers key regions and important players such as …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:28 pm

CDC Museum Opens Exhibit on 2014 Ebola Outbreak

“CDC’s Ebola exhibition shows what it was like ‘inside the outbreak’ for one of the world’s worst public health emergencies,” said CDC Acting Director Dr. Anne Schuchat, M.D. “I hope people will leave the museum recognizing that, with commitment and will …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:09 pm

Ebola is defeated. Now America wants these West African immigrants to go home.

Last month, about 4,000 West African immigrants living and working legally in the U.S. lost their immigration status. They were formerly part of the temporary protected status program, or TPS, which the U.S. offers to people from countries in crisis.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 6:21 am

In Ebola zone, clowns play to audience of phones

The Muslim spiritual leader requested a performance at 2:30, after noon prayers. I showed up strumming my banjulele, wearing a wool tuxedo, tails too wide and too long, gray banker pants too tight and too short, red Converse all-stars and a bowler hat that …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 5:00 am

A ‘monumental effort’ revisited: New Ebola exhibit captures the intensity of the response to the crisis

TLANTA — A new exhibit here memorializing the response to the West African Ebola outbreak features hundreds of artifacts and photographs taken at the peak of the crisis. Among them, a special deck of playing cards grabs the eye. These cards would make …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 1:00 am

Infectious disease preparedness, response tool draws on lessons learned from U.S. Ebola cases

The Ebola virus, isolated in November 2014 from patient blood samples obtained in Mali. The virus was isolated on Vero cells in a BSL-4 suite at Rocky Mountain Laboratories. Credit: NIAID Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 1:00 am

HHS Secretary Defies Trump on Ebola Travel Ban

At the height of the Ebola outbreak in 2014, days before the World Health Organization declared it an international public health emergency, Donald Trump tweeted: “The U.S. cannot allow EBOLA infected people back. People that go to far away places to …

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 11:57 am

Ebola Aftermath: Restoring Trust in Hospitals in Guinea

In 2014, Guinea was declared ground zero for the Ebola outbreak, and before it was brought under control in January 2016, there were more than 3,300 confirmed Ebola cases in the country. During the peak of the rapid spread of the disease, people were …

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 9:45 am

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