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EBOLA NEWS - Page 7

Ebola Can Persist in the Semen of Male Survivors
A new report from Liberia’s Men’s Health Screening Program provides insight into the persistence of the Ebola virus in the semen of survivors.
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As sporadic cases of Ebola continue to arise in West Africa, a controversial approach could be utilized to increase survival rates in those who are infected.
Co-Infection with Malaria Parasites Can Result in Higher Chances of Surviving Ebola
A new study conducted by an Ebola diagnostic laboratory in Liberia has found that there is a connection between the survival of individuals with Ebola and co-infection with Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria.
Fear of Ebola Drives Liberian Women Away from Healthcare Facilities
The first household survey was conducted in Liberia to examine the collateral harm to maternal healthcare delivery services in areas impacted by the Ebola epidemic. It showed that since the Ebola epidemic began, facility-based deliveries have declined mostly due to fear of acquiring infection, keeping women away from using the healthcare services available to them.
<i>Contagion</i>® Launches Video Series Exploring US Fight Against Zika Virus
CDC Public Health Response Director Warns Lack of Funds Hampers Protection Efforts
Ebola Infection May Provide Partial Immunity to Other Filoviruses
Those patients who survive infections caused by the Ebola or Marburg viruses may gain at least partial immunity to other filoviruses through specific antibodies generated during serological immune responses.
New Ebola Study May Save Lives
A new study may uncover the mystery behind why the Ebola virus disease is fatal to only some, and lead to pathways to new treatments.
FDA Grants Emergency Use Authorization for Ebola Diagnostic Test
The FDA recently granted Emergency Use Authorization for the Idylla Ebola Virus Triage Test, a diagnostic test which detects the presence of the virus in blood.
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