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UNICEF joins forces with Ministries of Health to combat Ebola in West and Central Africa

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Tweet UNICEF announced on Thursday that it will join with Ministries of Health and other organizations in seven West Africa countries to develop culturally-sensitive Ebola communication programs. “In this environment, unfounded fears and rumors spread quickly and widely,” Guido Borghese, … Read More »

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WHO provides update on Ebola virus in West Africa

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Tweet The World Health Organization announced on Saturday that the Ministry of Health of Guinea has reported 143 cases of Ebola virus disease, including 86 deaths. New cases have been reported from Conakry, Guekedouand Macenta. Reports of infected healthcare workers … Read More »

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WHO provides update on Ebola virus in Liberia

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Tweet The World Health Organization said on Sunday that the Ministry of Health of Liberia provided details regarding confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease in Liberia. MoH said that seven clinical samples from adult patients in Foya district, Lofa County, … Read More »

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Corgenix Medical Corp. to expand rapid testing capabilities to include Ebola virus

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TweetCorgenix Medical Corp. announced on Thursday that it will extend its viral hemorrhagic fever rapid test development to include the Ebola virus, which has recently seen increased activity in West Africa. Corgenix completed a multi-year study in collaboration with the … Read More »

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First Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreak reported in Guinea

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Tweet The World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa announced on Sunday that it received notification from the Ministry of Health of Guinea that an Ebola hemorrhagic fever outbreak began in southeastern Guinea. As of March 22, there have been … Read More »

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New Ebola treatment shown to work in primates after symptoms arise

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Tweet A research team from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases announced on Wednesday that it successfully treated the Ebola virus in a primate after the onset of symptoms. The report, published in Science Translational Medicine, showed … Read More »

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Researchers identify vulnerabilities of the Ebola virus

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Tweet Ebola virus cells can no longer replicate or infect hosts when a certain protein is disabled, according to a study recently published in Cell Host and Microbe. Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital discovered … Read More »

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DREF reports Ebola outbreak in Uganda

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Tweet The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund reported on Monday that an outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever has been confirmed in Luwero district in Uganda. The Ebola virus is one of the deadliest … Read More »

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Researches find similar protein sets across numerous viruses

NIH funds $18.13 million study on Ebola, West Nile and flu viruses

Preclinical study shows DNA vaccine is effective against Ebola, Marburg viruses

Research shows potential insights for Ebola therapies

Ebola virus deadly, not apocalyptic

DR Congo Ebola outbreak officially ends

Ugandan Ebola outbreak kills two near capital

WHO reports Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Death toll rises from Congo Ebola outbreak

WHO: Ugandan Ebola outbreak controlled

Four more die in Ugandan Ebola outbreak

Ebola kills two more in Uganda

Fourteen dead in Ugandan Ebola outbreak

Kenyan woman dies of suspected Ebola infection

Uganda stops spread of Ebola

Uganda stops spread of Ebola

Uganda fears Ebola outbreak

Sugar could be used to fight Ebola, Lassa and Marburg

NanoViricide, Inc., presents research on anti-Ebola agents

Experimental vaccine shields monkeys against Ebola

SFBR receives contract to test vaccines for Ebola, Marburg viruses

Rare Ebola-like virus poses new threat to U.S. troops in Afghanistan