MONDAY, MARCH 27, 2017

WHO reports Guinea has halted Ebola transmission

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently stated that the Guinea has ended its Ebola transmission, as the last person who had the virus showed negative test results 42 days ago. Read More »

Leaders strive to improve malaria elimination strategy in India

Both local and international leaders are working on improvements that will help India's strategy for malaria elimination. Read More »

Officials in Congo report 474 deaths from measles

Congo's Ministry of Public Health recently released an update about the measles epidemic that has been taking place since the start of 2015. Read More »

Scripps team discovers possible treatment for deadly viruses

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) Florida campus researchers have discovered a potential treatment that could protect people from serious viruses like West Nile, dengue and Ebola. Read More »

Hong Kong officials confirm human Avian influenza case

Health professionals at Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recently received confirmation that health care workers have detected Avian influenza A (H5N6) in a human. Read More »

Scientists find genetic risk of hyperinflammatory disorder among H1N1 patients

Researchers recently discovered a genetic risk that makes people who contract H1N1 flu more likely to develop a hyperinflammatory disorder that can cause death. Read More »

Nurse writes of experience fighting Ebola outbreak in West Africa

Registered Nurse Deborah Wilson recently published her experience of fighting the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa to make the outbreak more human and approachable to the public. Read More »

CDC study shows extended regimens aid patients with MDR-TB

Regimens that involve a wider variety of drugs may help to improve the ultimate outcomes for patients when they have multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Read More »

Valenva sees global potential for cholera vaccine

Valenva SE, a pure-play vaccine company, recently released an update about the DUKORAL vaccine that it acquired from Crucell Holland BV. Read More »

Spanish researchers investigate HIV immunosuppression

Researchers from the Biomedical Research Institute have found that the adaptation of people who have severely immunosuppressed HIV infections largely relies on the host’s virologic and immunologic response to the virus itself. Read More »