Gov't: $3M to fight Ebola not spent
Minister Osbourne Bodden, Dr. James Hospedales (third from right), and local health officials met in November 2015 to review the Ebola preparedness plans. Remember the Ebola virus scare of 2014? The Cayman Islands government apparently had some ...
Special showing of 'Facing Darkness,' about Ebola fight
Samaritan's Purse has produced a film based on the true story of Dr. Kent Brantly, a 2003 Abilene Christian University alumni, his battle with Ebola and the 2014 epic Ebola crisis that swept across West Africa. The faith-based film, 'Facing Darkness ...
- New CDISC data standard aids development of therapies for Ebola virus
The Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) and the Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) announce the availability of a new standard to assist in the collection, aggregation and analysis of Ebola virus disease (EVD) research data.
New Ebola Virus Vaccines Show Promise in Clinical Trials with Humans
The need for a vaccine for the Ebola virus that provides “durable immune response” is known to be key for protecting at-risk populations and health care and aid workers in at-risk areas both during outbreaks as well as outside any known outbreaks.
From tsunami to Ebola, London woman is on front lines
The disease, which until recently guaranteed a horrid death, reached epidemic proportions in 2014 and 2015 in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone killing more than 10,000 people. Despite the danger, London resident Kathy Mueller, a former London TV news ...
- Doctors in Liberia test new Ebola vaccine
It has been three years since the United Nations declared an Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa. Yet doctors still do not know how the virus was passed from animals to humans. More than 10,000 people died from the disease across the region. Doctors ...and more »
Teaching Sierra Leone children to read and write after Ebola crisis so humbling for Glynn - Belfast TelegraphBelfast Telegraph
Teaching Sierra Leone children to read and write after Ebola crisis so humbling for Glynn
A young Fermanagh man helping to rebuild Sierra Leone three years after the devastating Ebola outbreak has described the experience as "eye-widening". Glynn Seymour is part of a group of British and Sierra Leonean volunteers tasked with helping locals ...and more »
- Times Higher Education (THE)
How researchers rose to the challenge of Ebola
Times Higher Education (THE)
Peter Piot was a young researcher training in virology at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp in 1976 when some unusual samples from Central Africa arrived at the Belgian lab. They had been taken from a Catholic missionary who had died from an ...
- Scottish Daily Record
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey's hearing evidence on accused ...
Scottish Daily Record
The Scot made a written statement about Dr Hannah Ryan, who misled doctors about Cafferkey's condition.
Doctor admits cover-up for Scottish ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey ...Express.co.ukall 3 news articles »
- Silence is golden: Suppressing host response to Ebola virus may ...
The Ebola virus causes a severe, often fatal illness when it infects the human body. Initially targeting cells of the immune system called macrophages, white ...and more »
- Deccan Chronicle
Hepatitis drug can help cut Ebola death rate
Washington D.C.: A class of drugs used to treat hepatitis and some forms of multiple sclerosis has shown promise in treating Ebola. Since there is no vaccine or specific approved treatment for Ebola virus disease (EVD), there is a "moral obligation" to ...and more »
- In silico-based vaccine design against Ebola virus glycoprotein
Dove Medical Press
Abstract: Ebola virus (EBOV) is one of the lethal viruses, causing more than 24 epidemic outbreaks to date. Despite having available molecular knowledge of this virus, no definite vaccine or other remedial agents have been developed yet for the ...and more »
- Liverpool doctor who misled medics over ebola nurse is "amazing ...
Dr Hannah Ryan appears For Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service Hearing. Dr Ryan is accused of being dishonest when taking the temperature of a patient, ...and more »
Three years on from Ebola outbreak Uxbridge woman helps to rebuild Sierra Leone - This is Local LondonThis is Local London
Three years on from Ebola outbreak Uxbridge woman helps to rebuild Sierra Leone
This is Local London
An Uxbridge woman is helping communities in Sierra Leone recover from the devastating Ebola outbreak which was declared almost three years ago on March 23 2014. Mansi Sidana, 19, is working alongside young British and Sierra Leonean volunteers in ...and more »
- Norfolk Daily News
'Inferno' brings insight and humanity to Ebola outbreak
Norfolk Daily News
This image released by St. Martin's Press shows "Inferno: A Doctor's ebola Story," by Steven Hatch M.D.. prev. next. “Inferno” (St. Martin's Press), by Steven Hatch. In 2014, Dr. Steven Hatch, assistant professor of medicine at the University of ...and more »
- RCNi (registration)
Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to speak at doctor's tribunal
RCNi is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal College of Nursing. RCNi produces eleven nursing publications including Nursing Standard, the UK's best-selling nursing journal, and a range of specialist journals. RCNi also hosts the annual Nurse Awards, ...and more »
- Medical Xpress
Bushmeat consumption decreases during the Ebola epidemic
New analyses of interview data collected in Liberia show a decrease in bushmeat consumption and meal frequency during the Ebola crisis. However, wealthy households reduced their consumption of bushmeat less than poor households. Moreover, people ...
- Drug Discovery & Development
Georgia State Researcher Wins Grant to Develop Ebola Virus Drug
Drug Discovery & Development
Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, director of the university's Center for Microbial Pathogenesis and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Microbial Pathogenesis, has ...and more »
Canadian scientists discover hepatitis drug slashes Ebola death rate in possible breakthrough - Vancouver SunVancouver Sun
Canadian scientists discover hepatitis drug slashes Ebola death rate in possible breakthrough
Canadian-led researchers have made another possible breakthrough in the battle against one of the world's most-feared infections, finding that a drug already used for other diseases may slash Ebola's deadly toll. No treatment currently exists for the ...and more »
- Montreal Gazette
Canadian scientists discover hepatitis drug slashes Ebola death rate ...
Canadian researchers have made another possible breakthrough in the battle against one of the world's most-feared infections, finding that a drug already used ...
Interferon drug shows promise in treating EbolaScience Dailyall 2 news articles »
- BBC News
Doctor admits misleading over Ebola
A doctor has admitted she misled other medics about the health of a colleague returning to the UK from West Africa with Ebola in 2014. Dr Hannah Ryan told a disciplinary hearing she had been in a state of "disbelief, fear and panic" after finding out ...
Doctor hid temperature of nurse who caught Ebola as medics wanted to get home for Christmas, tribunal hearsTelegraph.co.uk
Scots Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to speak at tribunalSTV News
- Doctor facing disciplinary hearing over Scots Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey
The Scots nurse who survived Ebola is expected to give evidence this week at a disciplinary hearing of a doctor who took her temperature hours before she was diagnosed with the disease. Dr Hannah Ryan is the latest health professional to face ...
- Digital Journal
Gold nanoparticles used to rapidly detect Ebola
While the Ebola pandemic in West Africa was eventually tackled the risk remains that the viral disease will re-emerge. To better equipped a new diagnostic method has been developed to allow for the rapid detection of the disease.
Scientists say 3% of Ebola victims caused 61% of cases
Bob Unruh joined WND in 2006 after nearly three decades with the Associated Press, as well as several Upper Midwest newspapers, where he covered everything from legislative battles and sports to tornadoes and homicidal survivalists. He is also a ...
3 Years After Ebola Outbreak Declared In Guinea, Survivors Still SufferNDTVall 2 news articles »
- Liberian Daily Observer
57 'Ebola Survivors' Receive Support from LICWETNAPP
Liberian Daily Observer
At least 57 kids, described as Ebola survivors, last Wednesday commended a local non-profit organization, Liberian Women and Children Welfare Teenage Mothers Program (LICWETNAPP), for being provided with educational support. The program was held ...
- Our Celebrated Ebola Nurse Stigmatized to Death: Whither Bernice ...
Liberian Daily Observer
How many Editorials has not this newspaper, the Daily Observer, written urging, pleading with, and begging the Liberian government to take seriously its ...and more »
Our Celebrated Ebola Nurse Stigmatized to Death: Whither Bernice Dahn and Liberia's Healthcare System? - Liberian Daily ObserverOur Celebrated Ebola Nurse Stigmatized to Death: Whither Bernice Dahn and Liberia's Healthcare System?
Liberian Daily Observer
How many Editorials has not this newspaper, the Daily Observer, written urging, pleading with, and begging the Liberian government to take seriously its post-Ebola medical challenge? When, in the heat of the crisis, the international community, most ...and more »
Three years on, Ebola survivors in Guinea still need support
N'ZEREKORE/DAKAR, March 17, 2017 – Three years after the Ebola outbreak was first declared by Guinea's Ministry of Health, many survivors continue to suffer from physical and mental health problems. The humanitarian medical organization ALIMA (The ...and more »
- Global News Network
St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital Memorializes Ebola Heroes
Global News Network
Saint Joseph's Catholic Hospital which became devastated and hard hit by the Ebola outbreak in 2014 and subsequently shut down its services to the Liberian people, on Saturday, March 11, 2017 memorialized nine dedicated and committed staff who ...
Ebola Preparedness Cost Hospitals $360M Nationwide, Say RI Hospital Researchers - Rhode Island Public RadioRhode Island Public Radio
Ebola Preparedness Cost Hospitals $360M Nationwide, Say RI Hospital Researchers
Rhode Island Public Radio
Rhode Island Hospital researchers say preparing for an infectious disease outbreak could be more efficient and cost-effective. That's the conclusion of a new study that assessed the costs and benefits for hospitals of preparing to deal with potential ...
A Massachusetts Doctor's Story Of Fighting Ebola In Liberia
Health workers carry the body of a woman that they suspect died from the Ebola virus in Monrovia on Wed. Sept. 10, 2014. (Abbas Dulleh/AP). In 2014, the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa had reached it's terrible peak in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
- CBS News
"We are not ready": Experts warn world is unprepared for next Ebola ...
Is the world ready to defend against the next big infectious disease outbreak? It's one of the biggest threats humanity could face. But experts who have reviewed ...and more »
- CBS News
"We are not ready": Experts warn world is unprepared for next Ebola-size outbreak
Is the world ready to defend against the next big infectious disease outbreak? It's one of the biggest threats humanity could face. But experts who have reviewed reports on the global response to the massive Ebola outbreak that swept through West ...and more »
- Popular Science
This vaccine just might stop Ebola from annihilating the great apes
Every great ape species (other than humankind) is either endangered or critically endangered. There are 5,000 Eastern gorillas left on Earth. The Ebola virus doesn't just bring terror and death to human communities, it also ravages Africa's great apes ...
Ebola Vaccines Yield Persistent Protection in Year-Long TrialPharmacy Times
Immune Responses to Ebola Vaccines Persist at One YearDoctors
How do Ebola virus proteins released in exosomes affect the immune system? - EurekAlert (press release)EurekAlert (press release)
How do Ebola virus proteins released in exosomes affect the immune system?
EurekAlert (press release)
IMAGE: DNA and Cell Biology is the trusted source for authoritative, peer-reviewed reporting on the latest research in the field of molecular biology. view more. Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. New Rochelle, NY, March 16, 2017 -- Cells ...
Franklin Graham's Prayer During the Ebola Crisis
When an outbreak of Ebola occurred in 2014 and two American missionaries in West Africa fought the virus, Franklin Graham — the evangelical leader and head of the Christian humanitarian organization Samaritan's Purse — says he had no idea how to ...
Study by RI doctors says Ebola response cost US hospitals some $360 million - The Providence JournalStudy by RI doctors says Ebola response cost US hospitals some $360 million
The Providence Journal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A national study by doctors at Rhode Island Hospital estimates U.S. hospitals' response to the Ebola crisis in 2014 cost, conservatively, some $360 million. The study, published earlier this week in the journal "Infection Control and ...
2-part Ebola vaccine found to be effective
The world should be far better prepared for the next Ebola outbreak, with further promising results on Tuesday showing the potential of a long-lasting vaccine against the deadly virus. The two-part shot from Johnson & Johnson and Danish partner ...
Two-part Ebola vaccine offers long-lasting protectionEyewitness News
Experimental Ebola vaccine regimen induced durable immune responseScience Dailyall 10 news articles »
- Christian Post
Franklin Graham on 'Facing Darkness': I Questioned God After Ebola Outbreak
Executive Producer of "Facing Darkness," Franklin Graham says he questioned God after Dr. Kent Brantly was infected with Ebola while serving for Samaritan's Purse in West Africa. (Photo: facingdarknessmovie.com)Franklin Graham serves as president of ...
- Eyewitness News
Two-part Ebola vaccine offers long-lasting protection
The vaccine requires one dose to prime the immune system and a second shot to boost the body's response. FILE: A health worker stands near a man suspected of suffering from the Ebola virus. Picture: AFP. Ebola · Ebola vaccine. Email; Print; Tweet · Share.
2-part Ebola vaccine found to be effectiveCBC.ca
Ebola vaccine trial for great apes shows promiseGlobal News Network
Experimental Ebola vaccine
- Atlanta Business Chronicle
GSU researcher gets $4.1 million to develop Ebola drug
Atlanta Business Chronicle
Dr. Christopher Basler, a Georgia State University professor in the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and director of the Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, received a $4.1 million grant to develop a drug to combat the Ebola virus. The 2014 Ebola ...and more »
- Peace FM Online
Suicide Rate Similar To Ebola Outbreak – Psychiatrist
Peace FM Online
The recent spate of suicides among Ghanaian youth is similar to the Ebola crisis that hit some West African states a few years ago, Dr Yaw Mfodwo, a consultant psychiatrist and Chief Executive Officer of the Brain Clinic, has said. According to him ...and more »
A Promising Ebola Vaccine that Protects Primates May Have Tests Halted by Protectionists - Mobile MagazineA Promising Ebola Vaccine that Protects Primates May Have Tests Halted by Protectionists
Ever since the start of the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, scientists have been working to develop a vaccine to fight or prevent the deadly disease, or at least slow it down, when the next outbreak does occur. These treatments, like ...
Bility admits on radio to taking the $50000 Ebola awareness cash sent by FIFA to the LFA - Inside World FootballInside World Football
Bility admits on radio to taking the $50000 Ebola awareness cash sent by FIFA to the LFA
Inside World Football
March 14 – Liberian FA (LFA) president Musa Bility, accused of multiple acts of corruption by a former LFA executive committee member and other stakeholders in Liberian football, appeared to admit that he had, in 2015, taken $50,000 from FIFA meant as ...and more »
Georgia State researcher gets $4.1 million Ebola grant | 11alive.com
ATLANTA, Ga -- Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $4.1 million federal grant to develop a drug targeting ...and more »
Georgia State researcher gets $4.1 million Ebola grant
ATLANTA, Ga -- Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $4.1 million federal grant to develop a drug targeting Ebola virus. “We still lack any approved drugs to treat Ebola virus infection,” Basler said ...and more »
Georgia State receives $4.1M grant to combat Ebola virus - KMOV.com
A researcher at Georgia State University has received a $4.1 million federal grant to develop a drug to combat the Ebola virus. Dr. Christopher Basler is a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences, director of the university's Center for ...
Ebola vaccine trial for great apes shows promise
In March 2014, West Africa became ground zero for the largest Ebola outbreak in history. Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea experienced thousands of cases of the haemorrhagic fever, with countries across the world recording similar cases of the often ...
Fairmont Senior's 'Ebola' ends with title fever - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Fairmont Senior's 'Ebola' ends with title fever
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Fairmont Senior's Erica Bowles (front) laughs with intense fellow senior Abby Stoller during the state championship game Saturday. FS Erica Bowles layup. Photo by Stephen Santilli. Erica Bowles scoops home two points. prev. next. × ...and more »
- The Verge
An Ebola vaccine trial yields promising results for protecting wild primates
Following the 2014 West African Ebola Outbreak, scientists have been working to develop ways to treat the deadly illness in order to slow down or outright prevent the next outbreak from occurring. While these treatments are often tested on animals, a ...
Final biomedical trial on captive chimpanzees is first oral Ebola vaccine for saving wild apesScience Dailyall 6 news articles »