Semen of Ebola's male survivors can carry the deadly virus for more than a year!
New Delhi: The Ebola outbreak that took West Africa by storm from 2013-2016, was also declared an epidemic and a global emergency by the World Health Organisation. It was the most widespread outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in history and ...
Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola prevention | Cameroon | Al ...
In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits.and more »
Bushmeat trade tests Cameroon's Ebola prevention
In a country where hunting wildlife for food is a centuries-old practice, the association with Ebola challenges habits. 21 Feb 2017 09:30 GMT |. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. A man hawks live pangolins in the streets of Kyo Essi ...and more »
- New Matilda
Ebola For Bunnies: Killing Rabbits To Help Boost Climate Trashing Sheep And Cattle
In terms of introduced species into Australia, cattle and sheep cause by far the most environmental and climate carnage. But they also make money. Which is why rabbits are currently in the government's sight, writes Geoff Russell. In a few weeks ...and more »
Superspreaders: The Fuel Behind the Ebola Epidemic
About 3% of the individuals infected during the 2014 to 2015 Ebola epidemic in the Sierra Leone region of Western Africa were responsible for spreading the virus to 61% of subsequent cases, highlighting the increasingly prominent concept of ...
- Labmate Online
How Fast is Ebola Diagnosis?
When it comes to infectious viruses that put the world on edge, Ebola definitely deserves a little credit. Since the West Africa outbreak in 2014, medical researchers have been working tirelessly to develop rapid testing procedures capable of detecting ...
- Medical Xpress
Ebola linked to habitat destruction - Medical Xpress
A Massey University veterinary scientist has co-authored research suggesting that Ebola virus emergence is linked to the clearing of animal habitat through ...and more »
CoverGirl's first male spokesman, 17, apologizes for his 'offensive' joke about catching Ebola on a school trip to ... - Daily MailOkayafrica
CoverGirl's first male spokesman, 17, apologizes for his 'offensive' joke about catching Ebola on a school trip to ...
The first male spokesperson for CoverGirl cosmetics has apologized for saying he was scared to be traveling to South Africa because he was afraid he'd get the Ebola virus. James Charles, 17, tweeted on the eve of a school trip to South Africa: 'I can't ...
“Woke” White Teen Jokes About Traveling to Africa and Catching EbolaOkayafrica
Q&A: Liberia's minister of health on lessons learned from the Ebola crisis
“West Africa is sitting on a ticking time bomb,” Bernice Dahn, Liberia's minister of health, said at an event last week. “Global Health: Next Decade, Next Generation” celebrated the 10th anniversary of the department of global health at the University ...and more »
"Superspreaders" Caused More Than 60% of Infections During the Ebola Epidemic
The catastrophic Ebola epidemic in West Africa that began in 2013 resulted in almost 29,000 cases of the disease and claimed more than 11,000 lives. Now, scientists say the majority of those cases were caused by a very slim minority of those infected ...
What We Know About Ebola's “Superspreaders:” The tiny fraction of infected people who caused the most infectionsUN Dispatch
Ebola funding surge hides falling investment in other neglected diseases
Global research funds for these illnesses are at their lowest levels for a decade, when cash for West Africa epidemic is excluded. Erin Ross. 16 February 2017 Corrected: 17 February 2017. Article tools. Rights & Permissions. John Moore/Getty Images.
Biochemist's technique rapidly detects Ebola virus
The Ebola virus, isolated in November 2014 from patient blood samples obtained in Mali. The virus was isolated on Vero cells in a BSL-4 suite at Rocky Mountain Laboratories. Credit: NIAID. In 2014, the most widespread Ebola virus outbreak in history ...
- Science News
For Ebola patients, a few signs mean treatment's needed — stat
EBOLA BY THE NUMBERS Looking at some key risk factors may help health care workers triage Ebola patients. U.K. Department for International Development/Flickr (CC BY 2.0). EMail. EMail. EMail logo EMail. Print. Print. Print logo Print. Twitter. Twitter.
The Mission to Stop Ebola: Lessons for UN Crisis Response
The Ebola epidemic of 2014–2016 was a fastmoving, multidimensional emergency that pre - sented unprecedented challenges for the multi - lateral system. In response to the outbreak, which was spreading exponentially in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, ...
- NZ researcher: Ebola linked to deforestation
New Zealand Herald
Researchers have found a potential factor in the outbreak of Ebola virus - deforestation. Photo / 123RF. New research co-authored by a New Zealand scientist has linked deforestation in Central and West Africa to the deadly Ebola virus. The study ...and more »
- New Africa disease agency aims to prevent fresh Ebola crisis
DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Africa's new continent-wide public health agency could help prevent a repeat of the disastrous Ebola epidemic by monitoring diseases across country borders and deploying a rapid task force at the first signs of an ...and more »
Superspreaders Caused Much of the 2014 Ebola Epidemic
Ebola. World Health Organization workers gear up to go into an old Ebola isolation ward in Lagos, Nigeria. (CDC - Flickr/Creative Commons). By Erin Blakemore. smithsonian.com. February 15, 2017 10:47AM. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0. 0 0 0 0 0 0. In 2014 and 2015, ...
Ebola 'super-spreaders' cause most casesBBC News
Ebola Study Shows How 'Superspreaders' Can Prolong An OutbreakHuffington Post
Ebola epidemic fuelled by 'super-spr
Ebola Outbreak Fueled by Incredibly Tiny Minority
(Newser) – Scientists are investigating minorities, but it's not how it sounds. So-called "super-spreaders" are a small group of people who, for whatever reason, turn out to be the major driver behind the spread of diseases, and scientists report in ...and more »
Kent researchers identify how Ebola viruses need few mutations to ...
Kent researchers have identified how few mutations it can take for Ebolaviruses to adapt to affect previously resistant species.and more »
- The Times (subscription)
'Bad diet more dangerous to child health than ebola'
The Times (subscription)
An unhealthy diet is the biggest threat to global health as poorer countries adopt the eating habits of the West, according to the British candidate to become the world's leading doctor. David Nabarro, one of three shortlisted to become director ...and more »
- Global Ebola Partnering 2010 to 2017
Provides understanding and access to the ebola partnering deals and agreements entered into by the worlds leading healthcare companies. Description The Global Ebola Partnering Terms and Agreements since 2010 report provides understanding and ...and more »
- BBC News
Children and elderly more likely to be Ebola 'super-spreaders'
The young and old are much more likely to have spread the ebola virus during the outbreak in West Africa in 2014-2015, according to a new study. The research on infected individuals from the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown finds a tiny handful of ...
- No military deployment for Ebola
The New Dawn Liberia
Stop Rape ND 26 Montserrado County Rep. SaahJoseph, says the military will not be deployed at quarantined homes to contain the latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, boasting of more than 5,000 former Ebola Treatment Unit or ETU workers as well as his own ...
- Morning Break: No Apologies Nursing; 'Humaetna' Deal Dead; Ebola Super-Spreaders
Debbie Moore-Black, RN, offers words of wisdom for nurses including this: Don't ever apologize to an MD for calling him or her for a patient. (KevinMD). Following a judge's ruling that blocked the Aetna-Humana megamerger, the firms have called off the ...
Ebola Strikes Again: What are the Causes, Symptoms and Prevention
Ebola virus or Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a severe illness in humans caused by a virus which is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission. Fruit Bats of the Pteropodidae family are ...
- BBC News
Ebola 'super-spreaders' cause most cases
The majority of cases in the world's largest outbreak of Ebola were caused by a tiny handful of patients, research suggests. The analysis, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, shows nearly two thirds of cases (61%) were caused ...
Ebola epidemic fuelled by 'super-spreaders': studyAljazeera.com
Superspreaders Caused Much of the 2014 Ebola EpidemicSmithsonian
Disease 'superspreaders' fueled the Ebola epidemic: Two
- Senegal's minister wins award for Ebola battle
DUBAI: The World Government Summit, an annual forum on good governance held in Dubai, on Sunday awarded Senegal's Awa Marie Coll Seck for her role in the battle against Ebola. Coll Seck, the Senegalese health minister, was awarded the title of “best ...and more »
- iTech Post
Rapid Ebola Test Traces Anti-Bodies Infecting Blood
<br /> MONROVIA, LIBERIA - FEBRUARY 02: A nurse administers an injection on the first day of the Ebola vaccine study being conducted at Redemption Hospital, formerly an Ebola holding center, on February 2, 2015 in Monrovia, Liberia. Twelve people ...and more »
- Science Times
'Ebola Virus Cure' Latest News & Update: Effective & Affordable Horse Antibodies
Liberia Races To Expand Ebola Treatment Facilities, As U.S. Troops Arrive (Photo : Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) PAYNESVILLE, LIBERIA - OCTOBER 05: A Doctors Without Borders (MSF), health worker in protective clothing carries a child suspected ...
'Facing Darkness' Director on New Ebola Film: 'It's a Modern Day Epic Missions Story' - Gospel Herald'Facing Darkness' Director on New Ebola Film: 'It's a Modern Day Epic Missions Story'
"Facing Darkness", in theaters March 30, has already received an Award of Excellence from the Accolade Global Film Competition. Samaritan's Purse. Facing Darkness, a documentary from evangelist Franklin Graham Samaritan's Purse, hits theaters March ...
- Science News
Rapid Ebola test to detect early infection in the works
TEAM PLAYERS Researchers are designing antibody pairs that can help detect the Ebola virus (shown) sooner. Frederick A. Murphy/CDC. EMail. EMail. EMail logo EMail. Print. Print. Print logo Print. Twitter. Twitter. Twitter logo Twitter. Facebook. Facebook.
Ebola And Marburg Infections Market : Technological Breakthroughs, Value Chain And Stakeholder Analysis By 2024 - Satellite PR News (press release)Ebola And Marburg Infections Market : Technological Breakthroughs, Value Chain And Stakeholder Analysis By 2024
Satellite PR News (press release)
Most of the players of this market that are investing currently in R&D to come up with an effective treatment against Ebola and Marburg infections such as SIGA Technologies Inc., Bavarian Nordic A/S, NanoViricides, Inc., AlphaVax, Inc., Crucell N.V ...and more »
- Boko Haram And The Ebola Metaphor
It is, indeed, a cheery news that the international community is applauding the good job President Muhammadu Buhari and, in particular, the Nigerian military, did in degrading and eventually defeating the terrorist group, Boko Haram. Before the present ...and more »
Strategy launched to bring down Ebola-type threats in 60 days
Citing the threat of viral infections running amok, a U.S. government agency says it is working on a process that could result in treatments being developed within 60 days of the identification of a new pathogen, says a new report in Joseph Farah's G2 ...
- Digital Trends
The cure for Ebola? New research says it's horse antibodies, apparently
Effective, fast, and affordable, an Ebola cure produced with horse antibodies could be the solution scientists have been searching for. Scientists have developed a rapid, effective and affordable treatment for the deadly Ebola virus, and the secret ...
- Liberia: Obama and the Traditional Relationship - an Ebola Legacy!!
Barrack Hussein Obama's election as America's first African-American President brought high hopes to many Africans - more so in Liberia; a country with long standing traditional relations with the United States - which has earned the unenviable moniker ...and more »
EBOLA BREAKTHROUGH: Deadly disease could be treated with HORSE antibodies
HORSE antibodies could provide an effective and economical option to fight the deadly Ebola virus, according to scientists. By Laura Mowat. PUBLISHED: 22:28, Tue, Feb 7, 2017 | UPDATED: 09:25, Wed, Feb 8, 2017 ...
- Ghana Business News
Guinea to receive one of the largest investment deals since the Ebola crisis
Ghana Business News
Guinea's Alufer Mining Limited is set to receive an investment package of $205 million to fund the development of the country's high grade bauxite reserves. The $205 million deal from an international consortium including Africa Finance Corporation ...and more »
- Mumbai Mirror
Scientists find cure for Ebola: Horse antibodies
A girl suspected of being infected with the Ebola virus has her temperature checked at the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone. File photo AFP. Melbourne: In a first, scientists have developed an effective, rapid and economical treatment for ...and more »
- EurekAlert (press release)
Queensland-led team develops effective economical Ebola treatment
EurekAlert (press release)
An effective and economical treatment for Ebola patients has been developed by an international team led by Queensland researchers. The post-exposure treatment made with antibodies from horses could be used in the next Ebola outbreak. The research ...and more »
- Common Dreams
Is Donald Trump an Ebola-Level Global Health Threat?
Trump is a genuine threat not only to the health and well-being of Americans, but of people all over the world — especially women. (Photo: laSonoUnaFotoCamera/Creative Commons). On rare occasions the World Health Organization declares a “public ...
- Lincoln Journal Star
Ebola training center led by UNMC doubles grant funding
Lincoln Journal Star
The National Ebola Training and Education Center, a partnership between three academic hospitals in the U.S., including the University of Nebraska Medical Center, has doubled its funding to expand services for health-care professionals treating ...and more »
- PBS NewsHour
From the heart of the Ebola crisis, this educator and poet says 'never again'
When the Ebola outbreak hit Liberia two years ago, all schools were forced to shut down to prevent further transmission of the disease. The neighborhood of Westpoint, in the capital city of Monrovia, was ground zero for Ebola and was also the area ...and more »
DNA “Photocopying” Takes on Zika and Ebola
Diseases like zika and ebola can be detected using DNA, but only by testing it in hospitals or sophisticated labs. Until now. DNA analysis is done using the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) process, which creates identical copies of DNA for testing.
- New scoring system predicts Ebola severity
Date: February 2, 2017; Source: PLOS; Summary: While Ebola virus disease (EVD) is notorious for being one of the world's most deadly infections, it actually has a wide range of outcomes, where asymptomatic presentation may be as common as fatality. Now ...and more »
- New scoring system predicts Ebola severity -- ScienceDaily
While Ebola virus disease (EVD) is notorious for being one of the world's most deadly infections, it actually has a wide range of outcomes, where asymptomatic ...and more »
How to Combat Ebola, HIV, Zika for a Few Dollars: Understanding Unintended Outcomes - Huffington PostHuffington Post
How to Combat Ebola, HIV, Zika for a Few Dollars: Understanding Unintended Outcomes
This post is hosted on the Huffington Post's Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and post freely to our site. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us an email. In my last blog, I focused on the importance of measurement ...
- International Business Times
Will Trump Cause Next Ebola Crisis? Immigration Ban Could Hurt ...
International Business Times
President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has been met with significant opposition over the effect critics say it will have on immigrants and refugees.and more »
Will Trump Cause Next Ebola Crisis? Immigration Ban Could Hurt Disease, Vaccine Research - International Business TimesInternational Business Times
Will Trump Cause Next Ebola Crisis? Immigration Ban Could Hurt Disease, Vaccine Research
International Business Times
President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban has been met with significant opposition over the effect critics say it will have on immigrants and refugees. But the ban could also propose a significant problem for Americans by limiting the foreign ...
- Food Tank (blog)
Trial Ebola Vaccine Shows 100-percent Success Rate
Food Tank (blog)
A recent trial conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Guinea for rVSV-ZEBOV, a trial vaccine for Ebola, is showing a 100-percent protection rate. According to a study published in The Lancet, of the 5,837 individuals given the vaccine ...