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Unraveling the pseudoknot: Research to explore the 'switch' behind COVID virus - EurekAlert!


Up to 40 percent of infectious agents might be RNA viruses. Their ranks not only include coronaviruses, but influenza and even Ebola, giving this ...

UN begins Ebola vaccination effort in Congo | TheHill


The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday that it had begun administering Ebola vaccines to people in eastern Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo starts Ebola vaccination | Africanews


Ebola vaccination began today in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu Province where a case was confirmed on 8 October. People at high.

 Report Details Horrific Rape, Abuse of Girls by WHO's Ebola Aid Workers - The Daily Beast

Daily Beast

An independent inquiry has found that the World Health Organization's Ebola aid workers sexually abused multiple women and girls in the Democratic Republic ..

We leveraged on lessons learnt from our Ebola response which was applauded and described as a piece of epidemiological detective work to mount response.

 Ivory Coast says first Ebola patient since 1994 has recovered | Africanews

Africanews English

A young Guinean woman who tested positive for the Ebola virus in Ivory Coast after arriving there two weeks ago has recovered from the disease, the Ivorian ...

HIV, Ebola appear to be of animal origin

Dr. Jan Felix Drexler from the Institute of Virology at the University of Bonn Medical Centre and the German Centre for Infection Research (DZIF).

Indian Doctors Developing Medicine for HIV and Ebola?

Andhra Wishesh

It seems much progress in developing the medicine for deadly HIV and Ebola has become happy news for the researchers and patients across the ...

Fashion Against Ebola! Justin Bieber cuddles up to scantily-clad Naomi Campbell at her charity ...

Daily Mail

Justin Bieber showed his support for the fight against the ebola crisis by attending Naomi Campbell's charity fashion show on Saturday in New York ...

Ebola prompts mini-quarantine in Sierra Leone capital


FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone imposed a quarantine in a fishing district of the capital city, Freetown, after at least five new Ebola ...

Nearly 3600 children orphaned by Ebola outbreak in West Africa - UNICEF -TRFN

Yahoo News

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has orphaned nearly 3,600 children in Liberia, Sierra Leone and ...

Guinea to expand use of experimental anti-Ebola drugs


The expansion of the treatment comes as the number of people with Ebola in ... It will only be available in the Ebola Treatment Units, not the hospitals," ...

Hemispherx Biopharma (HEB) Ampligen Produces 100% Survival Rate in Ebola Virus Rodent Study

mBio 2015;6(1):e02227-14), scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research ... The large genetic and antigenic diversity seen in HIV has been a "major stumbling block" for development of preventative vaccines (Ndung'u and Weiss.

Ebola Scare Forced NJ Police Into Hours of Overtime

Most of the hours were spent guarding Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital in Lebanon Township, where potential Ebola patients were to be quarantined.

Suspected Ebola case in Northamptonshire

Read Suspected Ebola case in Northamptonshire latest on ITV News. All the Wednesday 14th January 2015 news.

Ebola nurse's local hospitals in Lanarkshire 'unable to cope' with virus

Herald Scotland

Hospitals in Lanarkshire were unprepared for ebola when Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey returned home from treating patients in West Africa, it has ...

Leading vaccines for Ebola show real promise

Kampala, UGANDA (CNN) — The leading vaccines for Ebola will soon be tested in healthy volunteers in Africa, according to the World Health ...

UK Ebola patient in critical condition


A nurse from the Center for Disease Control's Domestic Infection Control Team for the Ebola Response, demonstrate how to properly put on protective ...

US health-care worker exposed to Ebola arrives in Nebraska for observation

Washington Post

A U.S. health-care worker exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone arrived at a Nebraska hospital on Sunday for observation and potential treatment ...

Officials Refute Iraqi Media Reports That ISIS Members Have Contracted Ebola In Mosul

International Business Times

Iraqi media outlets reported Wednesday that Islamic State group fighters have Ebola, but officials said there have been no confirmed cases. Reuters.

Ebola Doctors Are Divided on IV Therapy in Africa

New York Times

Partners in Health, which has worked in Haiti and Rwanda but is just beginning to treat Ebola patients in West Africa, supports the aggressive ...

Ebola sample may have been accidentally sent to wrong lab

CBS News

December 26, 2014, 7:07 AM |A mistake may have exposed a lab worker to Ebola in another breakdown in procedure at the CDC. The technician is ...

Liberia Is Having 'The Worst Christmas Ever'

Business Insider

Monrovia (AFP) - The Ebola epidemic has cast a dark shadow over Christmas this year in Liberia, where small businesses are especially feeling the ...

Ebola disease remains "serious risk" for all Guineans

UN Multimedia

The Ebola virus disease remains a serious risk for all citizens of Guinea, and it will take everyone in the country to end the epidemic, according to the ...

UK, Canadian military leaves to join Ebola fight in Sierra Leone

Stars and Stripes

Reservists and troops from Britain and Canada have left for Sierra Leone to help in the battle to contain the Ebola virus outbreak.


The last patient being treated for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Mali has made a full recovery. •. UNICEF and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs have ...

Sierra Leone Area to Hold 2-Week Ebola 'Lockdown'

ABC News

Health workers sent to Sierra Leone to investigate an alarming spike in deaths from Ebola have uncovered a grim scene: piles of bodies, ...

Ebola Rages on in Sierra Leone With Over 1000 New Cases


In the last 21 days, Sierra Leone has reported 1,319 new cases of Ebola virus infections, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports. The country

Woman who saved relatives from Ebola coming to US for nursing school


(CNN) -- A young Liberian woman who saved three of her relatives by nursing them back to health after they contracted the Ebola virus is coming to ...

Mobilize survivors to contain Ebola, experts argue

Medical News Today

However, research has not yet proved the effectiveness of this kind of ... would allow Ebola survivors to care in both medical and home-based settings. ... movement among those HIV-positive, stigmatized and deprived of treatment.

In Ebola Outbreak, Bad Data Adds Another Problem

ABC News

As health officials struggle to contain the world's biggest-ever Ebola outbreak, their efforts are being complicated by another problem: bad data.

Is Ebola diverting resources from other neglected diseases?

The Conversation US

The Conversation is funded by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Robert ... Spending on research for pediatric treatments for HIV/AIDS accounts for ...

Fight against AIDS, Ebola strengthened

Prague Post

... cooperation between Europe and Africa in medical research with countries ... extended scope: EDCTP2 does not only cover HIV/AIDS, malaria and ...

Europe and Africa double research efforts to tackle AIDS, Ebola and other infectious diseases

EU News

... of cooperation between Europe and Africa in medical research with countries ... Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and ... only cover HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis but also emerging epidemics ...

Funeral for Sierra Leone surgeon who died in fight against Ebola


Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon from Sierra Leone who died from Ebola in a Nebraska hospital after contracting the virus in his homeland, is remembered ...

Mali free of Ebola, president says, as virus spreads in West Africa

PBS NewsHour

The president of Mali declared the country free of Ebola on Saturday as the number of people who have been infected with the virus across West ...

Reporting on Ebola and how the media can learn from the past

Medical Xpress

Research shows that the media plays a vital role when reporting on infectious diseases, whether it is HIV or Ebola, especially informing people with ...

Mali confirms eighth Ebola case, monitoring 271 people


It said both cases were at an Ebola treatment center. ... report that 271 people who may have come in contact with Ebola cases were being moni

UN to miss Dec 1 Ebola target due to rising Sierra Leone cases


The mission set the goal in September of having 70 percent of Ebola ... The death toll in the worst Ebola epidemic on record has risen to 5,459 out of ...

Senegal: Ebola treatment requires speed, vaccines - Researchers

... African medical researchers said in Dakar on Friday.âœThe Ebola virus is ... forward the lessons learned from the common fight against HIV/AIDS.

Bandits in Guinea Steal Suspected Ebola Blood

ABC News

It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi van in Guinea and made off with blood samples ...

Ebola Spread Has Slowed in Liberia, CDC Says

New York Times

WASHINGTON — The international response to West Africa's Ebola epidemic, coupled with more effective action by local communities, has stopped ...

What HIV teaches us about Ebola -- and the next plague

Houston Chronicle

In addition, we have made great advances in medical science – cell phones can collect ... Research and development has led to HIV treatments.

Doctor's death marks second US Ebola fatality

(CNN) -- A doctor who spent time treating Ebola patients in West Africa died from the virus Monday. The death of Dr. Martin Salia, who contracted ...

Doctor Being Treated for Ebola in Omaha Dies

New York Times

A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone, Dr. Martin Salia, died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment center in ...

Children Are More Likely To Survive Ebola, And Now Scientists May Know Why

Huffington Post

Earlier research from the Uganda outbreak, which took place from ... Now, a study recently published in the medical journal Emerging Infectious Diseases .... HIV illnesses are at risk for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ebola Finds New Hotspots Outside Liberian Capital

ABC News

The community of Jenewonde has become a new hotspot for the Ebola outbreak in Liberia. With cases on the decline in the capital, officials must now ...

Aethlon Medical Announces Presentation of Ebola Treatment Data This Friday, November ...


Aethlon is also preparing to initiate the first U.S. clinical studies of ... including ebola and chronic viral pathogens such as HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV).

Ebola in America: By the numbers


A snapshot of how Ebola has played out in the United States since Aug. 1: — Nine patients: Five cases were diagnosed overseas. Of the four ...

HIV, not Ebola main threat to humanity: Scientist Robert Gallo

Daily News & Analysis

The conference, organised by the Kerala Chapter of Indian Medical Association ... As many as 30 research papers were presented at the conference.

US Military Response To Ebola Gains Momentum In Liberia

NPR (blog)

Two new U.S. Ebola treatment facilities are expected to open in Liberia over the next week. One is a 25-bed field hospital near Monrovia's airport, ...

Ebola Cases Seen Declining In Liberia, WHO Says In New Update - NPR (blog)

Is the Ebola outbreak entering a new phase? - Fox News

Australia to contract private medical firm to fight Ebola - BBC News

Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed on the latest developments


(CNN) -- The Obama administration plans to seek more than $6 billion from Congress to fight Ebola, an official told CNN Wednesday, hours after the ...

OraSure expects milestones in its Ebola research

Allentown Morning Call

Medical workers wearing protective suits take part in a training prior to ... key research milestones in determining if its OraQuick rapid in-home HIV test ...

Third possible Ebola vaccine to be sped through human safety trials

The Guardian

A third potential Ebola vaccine could be tested on healthworkers in west Africa in December following the announcement of funding to speed it ...

In Ebola Crisis, New Vaccine Candidates Show Uncertain Promise


In the race for an Ebola vaccine, the clear front-runner is the virus, which is expected to spread to tens of thousands of people in the coming weeks.

Amber Joy Vinson, Dallas Nurse Treated for Ebola, Is Released From Hospital

New York Times

Amber Joy Vinson, the second nurse to contract Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, was ...

Medical Research Institute Develops Ebola Diagnostics

Department of Defense

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 – The Ebola crisis in West Africa seized global attention in March, but scientists at the U.S. Army Medical Research ...

Fujifilm's Ebola drug underscores new face of Japan Inc.


Sony has leveraged its expertise to meet demand in medical science, ... runs a medical research laboratory, marketing its own anti-HIV compounds ...

Ebola: the race to find a vaccine

The Guardian

That strategy is now the responsibility of researchers at laboratories in Britain, ... Meanwhile, China's Academy of Military Medical Sciences has donated ... In other words, Ebola could become more like HIV, a virus that, because it ...

From AIDS to Ebola: In rumor control, only the tech changes


Then I was a broadcast health and science reporter, covering HIV/AIDS before ... and that the authors were not with the medical research organization.

Ebola Vaccine, Ready for Test, Sat on the Shelf

New York Times

The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, site of a lab where ... A flurry of research to test drugs and vaccines is underway, with studies .... it has been used as the basis for an H.I.V. vaccine and is known to the Food and ...

The Tuskegee syphilis study, Ebola and HIV: Are the chickens coming home to roost?


Neither school administrators at Tuskegee, nor medical professionals in the government saw an ethical problem with syphilis being spread and ... Tuskegee University now uses the hospital for research in bioethics of all things.

Red Algae Extract Fights Ebola … and HIV, SARS and HCV

The Epoch Times

This question led researchers from Gabon's Franceville International Center of Medical Research to investigate. The questions ensued: Why don't the ...

Medical Research Org CIDRAP: Ebola Transmittable by Air

Breitbart News

The highly respected Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) at the University of Minnesota just advised the U.S. Centers for ...

China military-linked firm eyes quick approval of drug to cure Ebola

Fox News

Sihuan Pharmaceutical Holdings Group Ltd has signed a tie-up with Chinese research Academy of Military Medical Sciences (AMMS) last week to ...

Eye Opener: A search for answers as Ebola spreads in US

CBS News October 13, 2014, 7:00 AM |Did protective gear fail to stop America's newest Ebola infection? Also, the family of Peter Kassig, held captive by ISIS, tells ...

NBC Dr. Nancy Snyderman --

She Violated Ebola Quarantine NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman violated her 21-day Ebola quarantine by making a secret run to a New Jersey restaurant ... sources connected to the ...

Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia -- seemingly successfully

CNN (CNN) -- A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he's had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV ...

Ebola Death Toll Nears 3000 in West Africa, Says WHO

Wall Street Journal

Nearly 3,000 people have died from the current outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa and the

situation has continued to deteriorate, the World ...

Ebola-hit Sierra Leone city crying for help

Aljazeera.comFew health facilities exist in Makeni where patients with the deadly virus are suffering

without medical attention.

Ebola victims in African village 'rise from the dead' causing panic and fear among locals

Nimba County has recently reported unusual news of Ebola cases, including one about a native

doctor from the county, who claimed that he could ...

Weaponized Ebola: Is It Really a Bioterror Threat?

Scientific American

Ebola's exponential spread has rekindled fears that terrorists may seek to turn the virus into a

powerful weapon of mass destruction. Such talk has ...