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309 Articles Matching "ebola"

41 deaths from Ebola in Congo, health officials 'worried'

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
Fifty-seven cases of Ebola have been identified in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, WHO said Tuesday....
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Congo deploys experimental Ebola treatment as cases rise

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo has started using the experimental mAb114 Ebola treatment to counter the latest flare-up of the virus, health officials said on Tuesday, the first time it has been deployed against an active outbreak....
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Four new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

Aug 12, 2018 , 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....
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Ebola Virus Experts Discover Powerful, New Approach For Future Therapeutics

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A one-two punch of powerful antibodies may be the best way to stop Ebola virus, reports an international team of scientists in the journal Cell. Their findings suggest new therapies should disable Ebola virus's infection machinery and spark the patient's immune system to call in reinforcements. "Th......
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Report: Merck’s experimental Ebola vaccine to be used amid Congo outbreak

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine is being deployed for the second time, according to a recent Reuters report. Read More...
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Congo starts vaccinating health workers against Ebola

Aug 09, 2018 , Reuters
Congolese officials and the World Health Organization began vaccinating health workers against the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday, to try to halt an outbreak in Congo's volatile east....
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Latest Congo Ebola outbreak is Zaire strain, vaccinations to start

Aug 08, 2018 , Reuters
An Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo has been confirmed as the Zaire strain of the virus, and vaccinations will start on Wednesday, health officials said....
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Thirteen Confirmed Ebola Cases in Latest Congo Outbreak

Aug 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Thirteen Confirmed Ebola Cases in Latest Congo OutbreakCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Congo Ebola vaccine teams set up fridges, 43 cases suspected

Aug 07, 2018 , Reuters
Health workers in Congo were setting up refrigerators on Monday to keep cool an Ebola vaccine needed to tackle an outbreak suspected to have infected 43 people, the health ministry said....
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33 reported dead in Congo's new Ebola outbreak

Aug 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 33 people, the World Health Organization said Sunday....
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Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

Aug 06, 2018 , Reuters
Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday....
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Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health ministry

Aug 05, 2018 , Reuters
An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people, the health ministry said on Saturday....
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Congo to use Ebola vaccine as early as next week: health minister

Aug 03, 2018 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo will start using an Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a new flare-up in the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country, which emerged just as an earlier outbreak was being pronounced over....
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Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO

Aug 03, 2018 , Reuters
An Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely spread over tens of kilometres and poses a high regional risk given its proximity to borders, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday....
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Congo to use Ebola vaccine as early as next week: health minister

Aug 03, 2018 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo will start using Ebola vaccine as early as next week to counter a flare-up the heavily populated eastern part of the Central African country, health minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga said....
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New Ebola cluster confirmed in Congo

Aug 03, 2018 , CNN Health
A new cluster of Ebola virus cases emerge in an eastern province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, just about a week after the country declared that its most recent outbreak had ended....
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Ebola in Congo outbreak is Zaire strain which can be vaccinated against

Aug 03, 2018 , Reuters
The type of Ebola in the latest outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo is the Zaire strain which has been successfully vaccinated against in past flare-ups, the health ministry said in a statement on Thursday....
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New Ebola Outbreak in Congo

Aug 03, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: New Ebola Outbreak in CongoCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/2/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/2/2018 12:00:00...
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Privacy Guidelines For Genetic-Testing Sites Touted As ‘Step Forward,’ But They Don’t Address De-Identified DNA

Aug 03, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Samples that are stripped of any identifying details are extremely lucrative to pharmaceutical companies and other medical organizations, but the consumers have no way of knowing when their data is used. In other public health news: birth defects, Ebola, scooter injuries, brain surgery, and...
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Vanderbilt Team Finds Potent Antibodies Against Three Ebola Viruses

Aug 01, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and their colleagues are a step closer to developing a broadly effective antibody treatment against the three major Ebola viruses that cause lethal disease in humans. Reporting July 17 in the journal Immunity, they describe the isolation of two po......
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