ECOWAS presents US 70000 to God for Ebola affected children
The New Dawn Liberia
The ECOWAS commissioner of Social Affairs and Gender on the ECOWAS Commission Dr. FatimataDia Sow official delivered a check worth US70, 000 to Gender and Social Welfare Minister Julia Ducan Cassel as the ECOWAS Humanitarian Assistance for ...and more »
- Medical Xpress
Control of emerging Ebola infections could be aided by new monitoring method
Cumulative incidence map of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.Cumulative number of cases per 10.000 people in each district of Guinea (green), Sierra Leone (blue) and Liberia (red), over the period December 2013-June 2015. These incidences …more.and more »
- Liberia: Despite Bad Road Condition - Logatuo Port 'Back to Pre-Ebola Times'
Despite the bad road condition facing the rural parts of Nimba, one of Liberia's land ports, the Loguatuo Rural Port of entry is said to be gaining its pre-Ebola traffic, in terms of the movement of goods and services. During a tour of the border on ...
Fewer vaccinations will 'save lives': Scientists say target high risk individuals instead - Express.co.ukExpress.co.uk
Fewer vaccinations will 'save lives': Scientists say target high risk individuals instead
THE spread of disease could be prevented by vaccinating fewer people - and targeting people who are more likely to spread the disease - scientists have revealed. By Olivia Lerche. PUBLISHED: 13:08, Wed, Dec 7, 2016 | UPDATED: 14:58, Wed, Dec 7, ...and more »
- New UTMB study sheds light on how Ebola effectively disables immune system
A new study at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston sheds light on how Ebola so effectively disables the human immune system. Virologist Alex Bukreyev, UTMB professor and senior author of the study, said the research team engineered ...and more »
A Stabbing, A Possible Ebola Outbreak, And A 'Time Bomb' : NPR
In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.and more »
A Stabbing, A Possible Ebola Outbreak, And A 'Time Bomb'
It may sound like the plot of a movie: police find a young man dead with stab wounds. Tests quickly show he'd had Ebola. Officials realize the suspects in the case, men in a local gang, may have picked up and spread Ebola across the slum. These men are ...and more »
Bar boss who almost caused Ebola fears crisis in bid to escape justice jailed after handing himself in - The SunThe Sun
Bar boss who almost caused Ebola fears crisis in bid to escape justice jailed after handing himself in
A FUGITIVE who sparked fears of an Ebola crisis after falsely claiming he had contracted the disease in a bid to escape justice has been jailed after handing himself in. Wali Yaqub triggered a health scare after securing an “entirely bogus” diagnosis ...
- USA TODAY
Uganda leads the world in fight to find an Ebola vaccine
The world breathed a sigh of relief when West Africa's Ebola outbreak came to an end earlier this year, closing the books on the largest and most deadly epidemic in history. More than 28,500 people were infected and more than 11,000 died in just two years.
- Norwich church cookbook helps ebola orphans
Members of St Thomas' Church in Norwich have produced a Sweet Treats for Street Child cook book to raise money for ebola orphans in West Africa. The professional quality recipe book is an ideal Christmas present. By Helen Baldry ...and more »
Researchers stress the need for research on Ebola virus disease in great apes
A new review examines the current knowledge about EVD in great apes and documents the link between outbreaks in apes and in humans, mainly via bushmeat consumption. Credit: Mammal Review. Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a threat to human health, ...and more »
Fugitive who faked deadly Ebola then fled the country is jailed for club fire safety breaches - Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk
Fugitive who faked deadly Ebola then fled the country is jailed for club fire safety breaches
Wali Yaqub triggered a regional health scare after forging a false diagnosis of the virus and then going on the run. Yaqub was boss of the Oasis Lounge, a shisha bar which had flouted fire safety regulations. The 37-year-old ended up in the dock after ...
- Ebola in Sierra Leone: 'The scars still show. People are very angry'
Ebola memorials in Sierra Leone. The outbreak claimed more than 11,000 lives across west Africa. Photograph: Isaac HF Bayoh. Global development is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation About this content. Monday 5 December 2016 07.15 ...and more »
Scottish scientists who predicted the Ebola and Zika outbreaks name the infections they think will produce the next ... - Scottish Daily RecordScottish Daily Record
Scottish scientists who predicted the Ebola and Zika outbreaks name the infections they think will produce the next ...
Scottish Daily Record
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have identified 30 infections that could become the next fatal disease outbreak. Share. ByRecord Reporter. 10:06, 5 DEC 2016; Updated 10:17, 5 DEC 2016. News. Zika 'plague' has hit 75 countries (Photo: Getty).and more »
- The Heights
Harvard Professor Talks Learning from Ebola and Zika Outbreaks
At the time of the Ebola crisis in 2014, the entire nation of Liberia had as many doctors as there are catiologists at Brigham and Women's Hospital. That's according to Ashish Jha, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, who gave the ...and more »
The key to fighting the next 'Ebola' outbreak is in your pocket
Apple's Calendar app has a spam problem. Here's how to get rid of the annoying invites. Spam; 4 days ago. Pokémon Go's Nearby tracking feature is now live in the UK. Pokémon Go's Nearby tracking feature is now live in the UK. Pokemon Go; 3 days ago.
- UTMB researchers find how Ebola disables the immune system ...
EurekAlert (press release)
A new study at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston sheds light on how Ebola so effectively disables the human immune system. Virologist Alex ...and more »
US To Deport Immigrants From Ebola Hit West African Nations
Immigrants to the U.S. from Ebola hit West African nations face deportation from May when their work permits expire after the Department of Homeland Security declared their Temporary Protected Status (TPS) will end on May 21, 2017. The decision has ...
- Ebolavirus Infections (Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever) - Pipeline Review, H2 2016
Global Markets Direct's latest Pharmaceutical and Healthcare disease pipeline guide Ebolavirus Infections (Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever) Pipeline Review, H2 2016, provides an overview of the Ebolavirus Infections (Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever) (Infectious ...
- Huffington Post
We'll Remember Cuba's Ebola Compassion Long After Castro's ...
The first members of a team of 165 Cuban doctors and health workers unload medical supplies at the airport in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as they arrive to help ...and more »
- Huffington Post
We'll Remember Cuba's Ebola Compassion Long After Castro's Death
The first members of a team of 165 Cuban doctors and health workers unload medical supplies at the airport in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as they arrive to help fight Ebola in 2014. While the Cuban government's accomplishments and failures are still being ...
Two Peace Corp Workers Afflicted With Ebola VirusRecorderDailyall 14 news articles »
- The Hindu
How Ebola changed a country
File photo of a healthcare worker dons a protective gear before entering an Ebola treatment Centre in Sierra Leone. Meha Dixit. December 02, 2016 00:15 IST. Updated: December 02, 2016 00:24 IST. more-in. Sierra Leone has traipsed through a long wanton ...and more »
- The Conversation UK
Symptomless Ebola – questions need to be answered before the next outbreak
The Conversation UK
Edward Wright has received funding from Innovate UK, the Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development. Partners. University of Westminster provides funding as a member of The Conversation UK. View all partners. Republish this ...and more »
- U.S. News & World Report
After Ebola, 4 Ways to Prepare for Our Next Public Health Emergency
U.S. News & World Report
Government health agencies can take these four steps to better prepare for the next disease outbreak. Responding to the Next Ebola. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. Responding to the Next Ebola. Government health agencies can take ...
- CBS Local
West African Immigrants Who Sought US Refuge From Ebola Fear Losing Legal Status
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thousands of West African immigrants sought refuge in the Philadelphia area when the Ebola virus ravaged their home countries. Now that the crisis is over, many could lose the right to stay in the United States. “I'm disappointed ...
- Canadian lab worker released after Ebola infection scare
WINNIPEG, Manitoba The Canadian laboratory worker whose torn suit raised fears he had been exposed to the Ebola virus has been released from quarantine after he displayed no symptoms, a government official in the western province of Manitoba said on ...and more »
The Tetherin Antagonism of the Ebola Virus Glycoprotein Requires an Intact Receptor-Binding Domain and Can Be ... - Journal of VirologyThe Tetherin Antagonism of the Ebola Virus Glycoprotein Requires an Intact Receptor-Binding Domain and Can Be ...
Journal of Virology
The glycoprotein of Ebola virus (EBOV GP), a member of the family Filoviridae, facilitates viral entry into target cells. In addition, EBOV GP antagonizes the antiviral activity of the host cell protein tetherin, which may otherwise restrict EBOV ...
Researchers Conduct Review of Case Fatality Rates and Seroprevalence of Ebola and Marburg Viruses - Infection Control TodayResearchers Conduct Review of Case Fatality Rates and Seroprevalence of Ebola and Marburg Viruses
Infection Control Today
Ebola and Marburg virus diseases are said to occur at a low prevalence, but are very severe diseases with high lethalities. The fatality rates reported in different outbreaks ranged from 24 percent to 100 percent. In addition, sero-surveys conducted ...
- Ebola nurse banned for hiding Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature ...
A nurse who hid Ebola survivor Pauline Cafferkey's high temperature is suspended for two months.and more »
Ebola scare over, Liberian immigrants lose right to stay in U.S.
Tenneh Harris at the Offices of ACANA, the African Cultural Alliance of North America, in West Philadelphia, November 22, 2016. by Michael Matza, STAFF WRITER. Michael Matza. STAFF WRITER. Four years ago, Tenneh Harris, a divorced midwife from ...
Ebola nurse hits out at 'blame culture' at Public Health England
Cafferkey: 'Public Health England employed a blame culture and failed to recognise their own failings.' Photograph: David Cheskin/PA. Lisa O'Carroll · @lisaocarroll. Friday 25 November 2016 10.06 EST Last modified on Friday 25 November 2016 17.01 EST.
Ebola nurse suspended for concealing Pauline Cafferkey's raised temperatureTelegraph.co.uk
Ebola nurse banned for hiding Pauline Cafferkey's high
Ebola nurse suspended for concealing Pauline Cafferkey's temperature
Donna Wood leaves the Nursing and Midwifery Council in Stratford, east London, on Friday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA. Lisa O'Carroll · @lisaocarroll. Friday 25 November 2016 08.00 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more ...
Ebola nurse suspended for concealing Pauline Cafferkey's raised temperatureTelegraph.co.uk
Ebola nurse suspended for conceal
Ebola nurse suspended for concealing Pauline Cafferkey's raised temperature
The high temperature, noted on December 28 2014, should have triggered concerns that Ms Cafferkey was infected with the deadly virus. But Donna Wood suggested a lower temperature was recorded on Ms Cafferkey's form so they could pass through the ...
Ebola nurse hits out at 'blame culture' at Public Health EnglandThe Guardian
Ebola nurse banned for hiding Pauline Cafferkey's high temp
After Ebola: Sierra Leone battles back from the brink a year on from virus which killed 4000 - Mirror.co.ukMirror.co.uk
After Ebola: Sierra Leone battles back from the brink a year on from virus which killed 4000
The horrific Ebola virus killed thousands in the worst outbreak the world has seen when it hit West and Central Africa in 2014. The fast-spreading virus which liquifies internal organs and kills six in 10 victims was at one point feared to be ...and more »
After Ebola: Sierra Leone battles back from the brink a year on from ...
The horrific Ebola virus killed thousands in the worst outbreak the world has seen when it hit West and Central Africa in 2014. The fast-spreading virus which ...and more »
Ebola nurse Donna Wood had unblemished record, tribunal hears
Donna Wood faces a professional sanction, which could mean she is struck off. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA. Lisa O'Carroll · @lisaocarroll. Thursday 24 November 2016 07.31 EST Last modified on Friday 25 November 2016 07.10 EST. Share on Facebook ...
Ebola nurse could be struck off over concealing Pauline Cafferkey's temperatureTelegraph.co.uk
Ebola nurse 'dishonestly concealed high temperature' - BB
Ebola nurse could be struck off over concealing Pauline Cafferkey's temperature
A nurse travelling back from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone concealed the fact that Pauline Cafferkey had a raised temperature indicating she was infected with the deadly virus, a tribunal has found. Donna Wood returned to the UK with Pauline Cafferkey ...
Ebola nurse Donna Wood could be struck off over Cafferkey screeningThe Guardian
Ebola nurse 'dishonestly concealed high temperature'
- Six-patient ebola evac system launched
AirMed and Rescue Magazine
On 18 November, the US Department of State demonstrated the US government's new Containerised Biocontainment System (CBCS) at Dulles International Airport, Virginia, US. The system, called 'state-of-the-art' by the Department of State, facilitates the ...
- Rapid Testing Crucial During Ebola Outbreaks
Voice of America
The Ebola epidemic that swept through Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone during 2014 and the first half of 2015 was by far the worst outbreak of the disease ever, killing thousands of people. Countries with already poor health care systems struggled to ...and more »
- Voice of America
Rapid Testing Crucial During Ebola Outbreaks - VOA News
Voice of America
US firm has developed, and WHO has approved, an easy-to-use test kit that can determine in one hour if a patient is infected with Ebola.and more »
- Doctors in US, Africa Work to Contain Future Ebola Outbreaks
Voice of America
Thousands of people died during the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, but as memories fade and concerns about future outbreaks of that magnitude subside, health care specialists say the danger is not completely over. While the worst affected countries ...and more »
- Dayton Daily News
Wright-Patterson crew heading to Ebola region in west Africa
Dayton Daily News
A squadron from Wright-Patterson Air Force is heading to west Africa to deliver supplies to help fight Ebola. The 445th Airlift Wing's 89th Airlift Squadron is expected to leave the base soon. The crew will pick up cargo in Pennsylvania and transport ...and more »
- Are we prepared for Ebola?
Hamilton Journal News
In a collaborative effort, health officials across Butler County — from hospitals, health departments and school nurses — are reviewing protocols, adding extra precautions and disseminating education to the public as the nation's attention is focused ...and more »
Drill that tested a new way to transport Ebola patients included Omahans, echoed the real-life events of 2014 - Omaha World-HeraldOmaha World-Herald
Drill that tested a new way to transport Ebola patients included Omahans, echoed the real-life events of 2014
Three ambulances rolled up to an entrance leading to the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit on Friday evening as part of a drill that echoed the real-life events of 2014 and the international fight against Ebola. Friday's drill, however ...and more »
- MotoringBox (blog)
Introducing the 'Ebola Drome' – The Grand Tour's new test track
In the lead up to the launch of The Grand Tour, we caught a whiff that the show's new test track would be located at RAF Wroughton, near Swindon – and our hunch was correct! But the way Clarkson & Co ended up using the airfield was a lot different to ...
Symptom-Free Ebola Discovered in Sierra Leone
A research team headed by Stanford University scientist Eugene Richardson has identified twelve individuals with previously undetected Ebola virus infection in a 'hotspot' village in Sierra Leone, approximately one year after the village outbreak ...and more »
- Ebola drug showed promised in brief UNMC research trial
A clinical trial that University of Nebraska Medical Center researchers helped design and launch during the waning days of the Ebola outbreak found an experimental drug was safe and showed promise, but the study enrolled too few patients to determine ...and more »
- 'Poster girl' Ebola nurse denies temperature blunder over deadly virus
A nurse who helped fight Ebola in Sierra Leona has slammed claims she would hide someone's temperature as "preposterous" because she would not put anyone in danger of the virus. Donna Wood returned to the UK along with Pauline Cafferkey - who ...
Nebraska Medicine trains for multiple Ebola patients at once
Two years ago, Nebraska Medicine was on the front lines of fighting Ebola. Three patients came here and two survived the deadly virus.In order to prepare for future patients, the hospital held a drill with local emergency responders. KMTV. Two years ...
- ABC News (blog)
Live Updates: Ebola Outbreak
ABC News (blog)
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