Friday August 18th 2017

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UH expanding studies of Ebola virus – West Hawaii Today


UH expanding studies of Ebola virus
West Hawaii Today
The University of Hawaii is expanding its studies of a proposed vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. A new grant of nearly $112,000 was recently awarded to Liana Medina, a Ph.D. candidate working with Assistant Professor Axel Lehrer at the John A. Burns …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 3:30 am

Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require? – Above the Law


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Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require?
Above the Law
Well, the EEOC sued because the employer's decision to fire her was “based on perceptions of disability” – it “regarded her as disabled based on its unfounded fears and beliefs about Ebola in Ghana and the risk that she would contract Ebola on her trip.”.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 10:24 pm

Ebola RNA Can Persist in Semen Two Years After Acute Infection Period – Contagionlive.com


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Ebola RNA Can Persist in Semen Two Years After Acute Infection Period
Contagionlive.com
Researchers are calling on the World Health Organization (WHO) to revise guidelines for the prevention of Ebola via sexual transmission. Results from a recent study conducted by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Ohio

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 7:03 pm

Mass burial for Sierra Leone flood victims at Ebola cemetery – africanews


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Mass burial for Sierra Leone flood victims at Ebola cemetery
africanews
The country of 6 million people is one of the poorest in the world and was ravaged by West Africa's 2014-16 Ebola outbreak, which killed 4,000 people in the former British colony. Emergency response teams have raced to dig out survivors and dispose of …
As Rain Keeps Falling, Sierra Leone Scrambles To Find Mudslide SurvivorsKVNF Public Radio
Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslideAljazeera.com
Sierra Leone mudslide: Gruesome clear-up after disasterBBC News
eNCA –ReliefWeb
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Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:03 am

Spain must raze all vegetation on Mallorca to combat ‘olive tree ebola’ says EU report – Telegraph.co.uk


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Spain must raze all vegetation on Mallorca to combat 'olive tree ebola' says EU report
Telegraph.co.uk
The Spanish island of Mallorca could be virtually razed of vegetation under an EU plan to halt the march of a deadly bacteria known as “ebola of the olive”, farmers in the region have warned. The bacteria Xylella fastidiosa, which has infected

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:03 pm

Retinal pigment epithelial cells a potential reservoir for Ebola – Healio


Retinal pigment epithelial cells a potential reservoir for Ebola
Healio
Human retinal pigment epithelial cells support replication of Ebola virus and release the virus in high titer, according to researchers who studied live Ebola virus and the ARPE-19 human ocular pigment epithelial cell line. The study in Translational

Posted on 8 August 2017 | 6:22 pm

Ebola scare shows the world is still not ready for a major disease … – STAT


STAT

Ebola scare shows the world is still not ready for a major disease …
STAT
A small outbreak of Ebola in May showed that world is still not as prepared as it should be to prevent or withstand the next disease outbreak.

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Posted on 4 August 2017 | 8:34 am

Ebola May Linger in Men’s Semen for More Than 2 Years – Live Science


Live Science

Ebola May Linger in Men's Semen for More Than 2 Years
Live Science
Ebola virus may linger in semen for years, but the virus may preferentially show up in older men and those with vision problems, research found.

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Posted on 1 August 2017 | 4:43 pm

New Jersey Accepts Rights for People in Quarantine to End Ebola Suit – New York Times


New York Times

New Jersey Accepts Rights for People in Quarantine to End Ebola Suit
New York Times
Kaci Hickox at her home in Fort Kent, Maine, in 2014. She was held in quarantine for three days that year after returning from working with Ebola patients in West …
New Jersey Agrees to New Quarantine Rules to End Ebola SuitU.S. News & World Report
Ebola nurse's lawsuit against Christie creates quarantine 'bill of …NJ.com

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Posted on 28 July 2017 | 12:56 am

“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
Researchers are only beginning to understand this and may now have monkey model.

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Posted on 19 July 2017 | 11:05 am

Ebola – BingNews

Ebola, Trypanophobia, And Deafness: What Does The ADA Require?

Are you required to hire someone with a disability even if he cannot do the job? And can you refuse to hire someone who you think – maybe – has a disability? The Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) is the place to look. However, these questions …

Posted on 18 August 2017 | 12:40 am

UH expanding studies of Ebola virus

The University of Hawaii is expanding its studies of a proposed vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus. A new grant of nearly $112,000 was recently awarded to Liana Medina, a Ph.D. candidate working with Assistant Professor Axel Lehrer at the John A.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 8:07 pm

USAMRIID scientists investigate causes of lingering Ebola infection

More than two years after contracting Ebola while working at a treatment center in Sierra Leone, Pauline Cafferkey was hospitalized for the third time with complications from the virus. Cafferkey, a nurse from Scotland, was first diagnosed with the disease …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 6:37 pm

Mass burial for Sierra Leone flood victims at Ebola cemetery

Facing the threat of disease, Sierra Leone on Wednesday began burying hundreds of victims of a mudslide that swept away homes on the edge of the capital, one of Africa’s worst flood disasters in living memory. Hundreds of Freetown residents queued to …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 3:43 pm

‘First Ebola, now mudslides’: Over 100 children confirmed dead in Sierra Leone

SIERRA LEONE PREPARED for the burials of 160 victims of devastating floods on Thursday, as fears grew of more mudslides and accusations of government “inaction” over deforestation and poor urban planning mounted. After it emerged that at least 105 of …

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 11:11 am

Sierra Leone: ‘The war, Ebola, now this.’

CNN’s Stephanie Busari witnesses the recovery efforts in Sierra Leone after a devastating mudslide near the country’s capital has claimed over 300 lives.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:39 am

Fear, Politics, and Ebola

Your browser doesn’t support HTML5 video in WebM or MP4. The 2014-2015 Ebola crisis was the largest and most serious such outbreak in history, resulting in more than 28,000 infections and over 11,000 deaths, the overwhelming majority in West Africa.

Posted on 17 August 2017 | 5:37 am

Ebola and Marburg Infections Market: Market Competition, Value Chain Analysis and Forecast 2024

Ebola and Marburg infection is a type of hemorrhagic fever that affects multiple organs of the body and leads to severe illness. These two viruses are native to Africa where intermittent outbreaks of these infections have occurred for decades. Ebola and …

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 1:12 pm

Cholera in Yemen on Track to Kill More People Than Ebola Did in Guinea

A cholera epidemic is exploding in war-torn Yemen. At its current pace this easily treatable disease could soon kill more people than the Ebola epidemic of 2013-2015 in Guinea. Roughly four weeks from now, if left unchecked, cholera in Yemen could claim …

Posted on 13 August 2017 | 1:00 am

Ebola’s furthest-reaching legacy: How to get kids back in school

This is a guest post from Imogen Calderwood at Street Child. *Names have been changed. Sierra Leone may have been declared Ebola-free, but some of the epidemic’s most lasting legacies still haunt the country. One of the greatest and most far-reaching of …

Posted on 7 August 2017 | 3:52 pm

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