• Researchers highlight ebola vaccine progress - BSI bureau (press release)

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    Researchers highlight ebola vaccine progress
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    In a Viewpoint published in The Lancet, the experts review the current field of Ebola vaccine candidates and clinical trials and highlight key gaps in knowledge that need to be addressed by future research. Representative Image| Image Source: Wikimedia ...
    Experts highlight key knowledge gaps that need to be addressed in Ebola vaccine researchNews-Medical.netall 2 news articles »
  • UN Stepping Up Ebola Screening of Refugees Fleeing DR Congo - Voice of America

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    UN Stepping Up Ebola Screening of Refugees Fleeing DR Congo
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    The U.N. refugee agency reports it is stepping up efforts to reduce the risk of the spread of the deadly Ebola virus as refugees flee DR Congo. Latest estimates ...
    War zone, mass displacement complicate latest Ebola fightCTV News
    Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zoneStuff.co.nz
    Authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment on Ebola patientsDeccan Chronicle
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  • Allen Buchanan: Mergers & acquisitions, the Ebola virus of small business? - OCRegister

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    Allen Buchanan: Mergers & acquisitions, the Ebola virus of small business?
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    For the last two weeks, I have pondered trends permeating the commercial property landscape. We deep-dived into third-party logistics providers and discussed a move out of the state of California. Today's topic will complete the trifecta of trends as ...and more »
  • Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment - Reuters

    Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment
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    GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Four new cases of Ebola virus have been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the health ministry said, as authorities prepare to deploy an experimental treatment. The latest confirmed cases ...and more »
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  • Ruadhán Mac Cormaic: How we failed Sierra Leone in Ebola crisis - Irish Times

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    Ruadhán Mac Cormaic: How we failed Sierra Leone in Ebola crisis
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  • Experts highlight ebola vaccine progress and suggest next steps - Science Daily

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    Experts highlight ebola vaccine progress and suggest next steps
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    Date: August 10, 2018; Source: NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Summary: Despite promising advances, important scientific questions remain unanswered in the effort to develop a safe and effective Ebola vaccine, according to ...
    Prevention of Ebola virus disease through vaccination: where we are in 2018The Lancetall 7 news articles »
  • Ebola outbreak 'kills at least 34 in Democratic Republic of Congo' says World Health Organisation - The Independent

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    Ebola outbreak 'kills at least 34 in Democratic Republic of Congo' says World Health Organisation
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    A fresh outbreak of Ebola has reportedly killed at least 34 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) as health officials scramble to vaccinate the population to slow the spread of the virus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The ...
    Ebola vaccine available, but latest outbreak in Congo hard to contain, WHO saysCBC.ca
    Ebola outbreak in Congo claims
  • Antibodies May Prove to Be Promising Therapeutics against Ebola - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

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    Antibodies May Prove to Be Promising Therapeutics against Ebola
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    An international team of scientists reports that therapeutic antibodies may be the best way to stop the Ebola virus. Their study (“Systematic analysis of monoclonal antibodies against Ebola virus GP defines features that contribute to protection ...and more »
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  • August 10 Research Roundup: Type 2 Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Ebola and Koalas - BioSpace (press release) (blog)

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    August 10 Research Roundup: Type 2 Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Ebola and Koalas
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    There are plenty of great scientific research stories out this week. Here's a look at just a few of them. Why Losing Weight Can Halt Type 2 Diabetes. Clinical trial results published in the journal Cell Metabolism have identified why losing weight can ...and more »
  • Ebola virus experts discover powerful, new approach for future therapeutics - Science Daily

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    Ebola virus experts discover powerful, new approach for future therapeutics
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    Date: August 9, 2018; Source: Scripps Research Institute; Summary: A one-two punch of powerful antibodies may be the best way to stop Ebola virus, reports an international team of scientists. Share: FULL STORY ...and more »
  • DRC: New Ebola outbreak - Aljazeera.com

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    DRC: New Ebola outbreak
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    An Ebola vaccination campaign is under way in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to try to prevent further deaths the spread of the latest outbreak. Thirty-six people have died less than two weeks after the World Health Organization declared an end ...
    Ebola vaccination begins in North KivuWorld Health Organization
    Vaccinations underway in Congo's latest Ebola outbreakCBC.ca
    Congo starts vaccinating health workers against EbolaReuters
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  • War zone complicates roll-out of Ebola vaccine in latest outbreak - Nature.com

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    War zone complicates roll-out of Ebola vaccine in latest outbreak
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    Health workers must figure out how to dispense vaccines amid fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Amy Maxmen. Search for this author in: Pub Med · Nature.com · Google Scholar · Share on Twitter · Share on Facebook · Share via E- ...
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  • Human-embryo editing, genetic privacy and Ebola returns - Nature.com

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    Human-embryo editing, genetic privacy and Ebola returns
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    Canadian telescope spots cosmic burst A radio telescope, inaugurated last year, has detected its first fast radio burst (FRB), giving astronomers a powerful weapon for studying these mysterious events. The 2-millisecond signal, announced on 1 August, ...and more »
  • New Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo claims more ... - CNN

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    The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province claimed more lives as the country's Health Ministry announced on Thursday a ...
    Congo turmoil means Ebola vaccinators will need armed escorts, experts warnThe Guardian
    Ebola is spreading again in Congo — this time in an active war zone ...Washington Post
    Experimental Ebola Vaccine Can Be Used in Latest Outbreak, WHO SaysNew York Times
  • Pathways Ebola virus uses to enter cells - Science Daily

    Pathways Ebola virus uses to enter cells
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    Date: August 8, 2018; Source: Texas Biomedical Research Institute; Summary: A new study is shedding light on the role of specific proteins that trigger a mechanism allowing Ebola virus to enter cells to establish replication. Share: FULL STORY ...and more »
  • Out of the frying pan, into the fire with a new Ebola outbreak in Congo - Science Magazine

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    Out of the frying pan, into the fire with a new Ebola outbreak in Congo
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    One week after celebrating the end of a potentially explosive Ebola outbreak in Équateur province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Peter Salama received startling news: It was time to again pack his bags and help mount yet another ...
    Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges, 43 cases suspectedReuters
    Ebola death toll climbs to 34 as health workers struggle to cont
  • 33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak - CNN

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    33 reported dead in Congo Ebola outbreak
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    (CNN) The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, the World Health Organization said Sunday. An additional 43 suspected cases of Ebola were reported, including 13 confirmed by lab testing, according to WHO.
    DRC: New Ebola deaths confirmed, dozens believed infectedAljazeera.com
    Ebola outbreak in Congo grows; at least 3 killed | Fox NewsFox News
    Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health m
  • Ebola Poses High Risk in Congo, WHO Says - New York Times

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    Ebola Poses High Risk in Congo, WHO Says
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    GENEVA — An outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo poses a high risk to the region, though the danger of the disease spreading worldwide was described as low, international health officials said on Friday. More than 20 people ...
    Congo to use Ebola vaccine as early as next week: health ministerReuters
    DR Congo has a new Ebola outbreak 10 days after its last—and a vaccine might not wo
  • Ebola In A Conflict Zone - NPR

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    Ebola In A Conflict Zone
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    The latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo comes just a week after the last outbreak there was declared over. Making things worse for Congolese health officials, this new cluster of Ebola cases is in the volatile North Kivu ...
    Updated: Officials move to use vaccine against new Ebola outbreakScience Magazine
    Deadly Ebola Strikes Anew, a Week After Previous Outbreak Was ExtinguishedNew York Times
    Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional ris
  • Denver Greyhound bus quarantined after suspected Ebola case - Becker's Hospital Review

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    At 2 p.m. MDT July 29, Routt County Sheriff's Office quarantined a Greyhound bus traveling through Steamboat Springs, Colo., due an alleged Ebola virus case, according to Steamboat Pilot & Today. Officials thought one of the bus passengers had contact ...
    Putting research at heart of response to epidemics like Ebola saves livesWellcome Trust
    World's doctor gets second chance on EbolaPOLI
  • Ebola scare at Denver hospital after patient exhibits symptoms - USA TODAY

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    Ebola scare at Denver hospital after patient exhibits symptoms
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    A patient being evaluated in the isolation unit of a Denver hospital tested negative for Ebola, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment. The patient was transported to Denver Health at approximately 8:30 a.m. with Ebola ...
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    Ebola scare at Denver hospital after man just back from Congo exhibited symptomsFox News
    Denver patient tests negative for Eb
  • New Ebola species is reported for first time in a decade - PBS NewsHour

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    New Ebola species is reported for first time in a decade
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    The family of Ebola viruses has just gotten a bit bigger. The government of Sierra Leone has announced that a new species of Ebola, the sixth, has been discovered there in bats. It has been called, provisionally, the Bombali virus, after a district in ...
    Book lifts lid on litany of mistakes in Ebola outbreak that killed 11300 peopleThe Guardian
    Scientists discover Ebola can remain dormant in women, then infect l
  • Fears of another Ebola epidemic raised as scientists discover a new type - Daily Mail

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    The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Add your comment. Enter your comment. Post comment to your Facebook Timeline What's This? By posting your comment you agree to ...and more »
  • Ebola mysteriously hid in a woman for more than a year before ... - Ars Technica

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    Ebola mysteriously hid in a woman for more than a year before ...
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    The World Health Organization on Tuesday declared the official end of the latest outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which tallied 54 ...
    New Ebola species is reported for first time in a decadeSTAT
    Welsh doctor hands back Ebola medal over NHS policyBBC News
    Researchers find new species of Ebola virus in bats in Sierra Leone; unclear if it can cause diseaseFirstpost
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  • The Week Unwrapped podcast: Firings, funerals and good news about Ebola - The Week UK

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    The Week Unwrapped podcast: Firings, funerals and good news about Ebola
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    Should bad Twitter jokes be a sackable offence? Is Ebola in retreat? And are modern funerals too frivolous? whatsapp · facebook · twitter · google+ · linkedin · email. Olly Mann and The Week's Kari Wilkin, Jamie Timson and Arion McNicoll delve behind ...
  • Congo confirms end of Ebola outbreak - The Philadelphia Tribune

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    Congo confirms end of Ebola outbreak
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    KINSHASA, Congo — Congo's latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus is over, the health ministry announced Tuesday, after a speedy response to limit its spread in remote rural areas and a city of more than 1 million people. Health experts said the use ...
    AU welcomes end of latest Ebola outbreak in DR CongoXinhua
    Bodies buried, Congo turns to next Ebola outbreakReuters
    Ebola: “Now we must work to
  • New Ebola virus found in bats in Sierra Leone; too soon to tell if it spreads to humans - The Japan Times

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    New Ebola virus found in bats in Sierra Leone; too soon to tell if it spreads to humans
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    FREETOWN – A new Ebola virus has been found in bats in Sierra Leone, two years after the end of an outbreak that killed over 11,000 across West Africa, the government said on Thursday. It is not yet known whether the new Bombali species of the virus ...
    New Ebola virus found in Sierra LeoneNew Straits Times Online
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  • Bat DNA hosts stolen Ebola genes - Cosmos

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    Bat DNA hosts stolen Ebola genes
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    Filoviruses like Marburg and Ebola produce terrifying and often fatal haemorrhagic fevers. New research, however, shows that for bats these diseases might just be part of their DNA. About 18 million years ago protein-encoding genes from a virus became ...and more »
  • Sacha Baron Cohen convinced a 'Bachelor' reality star that he was a photographer who wanted to shoot her for an ... - INSIDER

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    Sacha Baron Cohen convinced a 'Bachelor' reality star that he was a photographer who wanted to shoot her for an ...
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    "Bachelor" star Corinne Olympios was tricked into shooting a fictional "Ebola aid" campaign by Sacha Baron Cohen. In Sunday's episode of "Who is America?" Baron Cohen convinced the 25-year-old that he was a rich photographer. He got her to dress up in ...and more »
  • For The First Time, a Female Survivor of Ebola Has Transmitted The ... - ScienceAlert

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    For The First Time, a Female Survivor of Ebola Has Transmitted The ...
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    More than four years after the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, scientists are still uncovering sobering new information about the lasting effects of the virus on ...
    For the first time, a female Ebola survivor infects othersMyjoyonline.comall 6 news articles »
  • Julianna Margulies To Topline Nat Geo's Ebola Virus Drama Series 'The Hot Zone' – TCA - Deadline

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    Julianna Margulies To Topline Nat Geo's Ebola Virus Drama Series 'The Hot Zone' – TCA
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    The Good Wife alumna Julianna Margulies has been tapped to star in National Geographic's scripted miniseries The Hot Zone, based on Richard Preston's bestseller about the Ebola virus and its impact on the human race, from executive producer Ridley ...
    Julianna Margulies Will Get Medical Again for Ebola Series The Hot ZoneTV Guide
    Julianna Margulies to Star in Scripted Ebola Miniser
  • Why I Am Returning My Ebola Medal To The Government - HuffPost UK

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    Why I Am Returning My Ebola Medal To The Government
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    The right to health is one we expect in the UK and upon which the NHS was built. The World Health Organization asserts the right to health is “one of the fundamental rights of every human being without distinction of race, religion, political belief ...
    Health workers return medals for Ebola care in protest at UK “hostile ...The BMJall 6 news articles »
  • Why bats stole a gene from an Ebola ancestor - Futurity: Research News

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    Why bats stole a gene from an Ebola ancestor
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    Scientists think they know what bats are doing with genetic material they stole some 18 million years ago from an ancient virus related to Ebola. The swiped genetic sequence—a gene called VP35— has remained largely intact in the bats despite the ...
    Bats harbor gene swiped from ancient Ebola-like virusUniversity at Buffalo Reporter
    Study shows bats co-opted genes from ancient ebola like viru
  • UK aid helps end Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo - potentially preventing it “reaching our shores” - GOV.UK

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    UK aid helps end Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo - potentially preventing it “reaching our shores”
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    The Department for International Development (DFID), Public Health England (PHE) and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have worked alongside the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Health, the World Health Organisation ...
    We've halted the spread of deadly Ebola in Congo – so what went right?The Guardian
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  • We've halted the spread of deadly Ebola in Congo – so what went ... - The Guardian

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    We've halted the spread of deadly Ebola in Congo – so what went ...
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    With the recent outbreak declared over in little more than two months, the Democratic Republic of the Congo's health minister explains how a major crisis was ...
    How the Democratic Republic of Congo ended the Ebola outbreak ...ABC News
    UK aid helps end Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo - potentially preventing it “reaching our shores”GOV.UK
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  • Ebola outbreak in Congo declared over, but the risk can remain - CNN

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    Ebola outbreak in Congo declared over, but the risk can remain
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    (CNN) The Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo officially declared on Tuesday that the country's battle against a ravaging Ebola outbreak has come to an end, according to the World Health Organization. The government of Congo declared ...
    Ebola in survivor's family shows deadly virus's lasting effectsWashington Post
    For the First Time, a Female Ebola Survivor Infects OthersNew York Times
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  • Ebola Outbreak in Congo Has Ended, WHO Says - New York Times

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    Ebola Outbreak in Congo Has Ended, WHO Says
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    The Ebola outbreak that began in the Democratic Republic of Congo in April was declared officially over on Tuesday in what appeared to be twin triumphs for a new vaccine and rapid response. Just 33 people died, even though the outbreak reached ...
    Ebola in survivor's family shows deadly virus's lasting effectsWashington Post
    Ebola outbreak in Congo declared over, but the risk can remainCNN
    DRC Ebola outbreak is offic
  • Africa's latest Ebola outbreak comes to swift end - Nature.com

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    Africa's latest Ebola outbreak comes to swift end
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    An outbreak of the Ebola virus that began in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in early May has been declared over by the country's health ministry. A total of 53 people were infected, 29 of whom died. Forty-two days have now passed since the ...
  • Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak - Bloomberg

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    Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak
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    The Democratic Republic of Congo just declared an end to an Ebola outbreak that killed 33 people https://bloom.bg/2A3r5xD #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg). Terms of Service · Trademarks Privacy Policy ©2018 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved.
  • Why Ebola survivors are suing Sierra Leone | Ebola | Al Jazeera - Aljazeera.com

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    Why Ebola survivors are suing Sierra Leone | Ebola | Al Jazeera
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    November 29, 2014, should have been the best day of my life. I walked out of a sweltering, overcrowded treatment centre in Hastings, Sierra Leone, knowing ...
    The government gave me a medal for battling Ebola – here's why I'm handing it backNew Statesmanall 3 news articles »
  • Ebola virus gene stolen and preserved by myotis bats, study finds - EurekAlert (press release)

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    Ebola virus gene stolen and preserved by myotis bats, study finds
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    ATLANTA--A gene from the deadly Ebola virus that allows the virus to escape from the human immune system has been identified in the genome of a group of bats that is found worldwide, including North America. The gene appears to have been stolen from ...
    Bats harbor a gene swiped from an ancient Ebola-like virus. Here's how they may be using itUB News Center
    Bats harbor a
  • Congo's health ministry confirms the end of the country's latest Ebola outbreak - Tampabay.com

    Congo's health ministry confirms the end of the country's latest Ebola outbreak
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    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry confirms the end of the country's latest Ebola outbreak. Trending Now. Hillsborough suspends four paramedics in treatment of stroke victim, 30, who later died · Family to Pinellas state attorney: File ...
  • Ebola heroes to protest over migrants being denied NHS healthcare ... - The Guardian

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    Ebola heroes to protest over migrants being denied NHS healthcare ...
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    British doctors, nurses and midwives hailed as heroes for tackling Ebola are handing back the medals they received from the government in protest at ...and more »
  • Media Advisory: Expected end of Ebola outbreak - International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

    Media Advisory: Expected end of Ebola outbreak
    International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
    Kinshasa/Nairobi/Geneva, 23 July 2018 – Tomorrow (24 July) will mark 42 days since the last patient with Ebola was identified in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). If no other cases of the Ebola virus disease are identified, the DRC Ministry ...
  • Ebola: How a killer disease was stopped in its tracks - BBC News

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    Ebola: How a killer disease was stopped in its tracks
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    One of the world's deadliest viruses, Ebola kills up to half of those it infects. But despite appearing to have all the hallmarks of a potential epidemic, the latest outbreak developed in a very different way. It was the ninth Ebola outbreak to hit the ...
  • Congo rapidly curtails Ebola - Science Magazine

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    Congo rapidly curtails Ebola
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    An outbreak of Ebola that surfaced in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on 8 May has petered out and, for the first time, a vaccine may have had a role in containing spread. To date, Ebola has struck 53 people in the DRC's Équateur province, ...and more »
  • Congo's Ebola outbreak is all but over. Did an experimental vaccine help? - Science Magazine

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    Congo's Ebola outbreak is all but over. Did an experimental vaccine help?
    Science Magazine
    An Ebola outbreak that erupted 8 May in a remote region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and then threatened to explode in a highly populated city appears to have been quelled. On 12 June, the last known person infected with the deadly ...and more »
  • Broadly acting antibodies found in plasma of Ebola survivors - National Institutes of Health (press release)

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    Broadly acting antibodies found in plasma of Ebola survivors
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    Recent Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks, including the 2013-2016 epidemic that ravaged West Africa and the 2018 outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, highlight the need for licensed treatments for this often-deadly disease. ZMapp, an ...
  • Official End to Congo Ebola Outbreak Seen Near - Voice of America

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    Official End to Congo Ebola Outbreak Seen Near
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    The World Health Organization says it expects the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo to be over on July 24. That will mark 42 days, two incubation periods of 21 days each, since the last patient infected with the Ebola virus was ...
  • Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems - eNCA

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    Ebola survivors suffer severe mental and neurological problems
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    ABIDJAN - People who survive the deadly Ebola virus can continue to suffer severe psychiatric and neurological problems including depression, debilitating migraines, nerve pain and stroke, according to a study published on Wednesday. Researchers who ...