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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.
The CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Provides Updated Research on Emerging Infectious Diseases at Recent Conference
“An outbreak anywhere is a risk everywhere,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Officers of the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) are studying several emerging infections – those that have recently increased or show signs of increasing soon – and five researchers presented their results May 4 in the Emerging Infections session of the 65th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.
Rewiring Outbreak Preparedness and Response
Taking a page out of U.S. Biodefense practices may be the first step in preparing for future infectious disease outbreaks.
Ebola Virus May Be Transmitted Through Breast Milk
A recent case study adds to a small, but disturbing collection of reports describing the transmission of Ebola virus from mother to child through breastfeeding.
Experimental Ebola Vaccine Administered to Hundreds in Guinea as Outbreak Spreads to Liberia
Recent Ebola-linked deaths in Guinea caused the World Health Organization (WHO) Guinea office to implement a “ring vaccination” strategy in which it administered an experimental Ebola vaccine on 800 of 1000 suspected cases, including 182 suspected at high-risk.
Obama Administration to Use Ebola Funds to Fight Zika
The Obama administration recently announced plans to shift nearly $600 million in funds designated to battle the Ebola epidemic toward the fight against Zika.
Two More Ebola Deaths Confirmed in Guinea
A Guinea child who was previously diagnosed with Ebola has succumbed to death and another Koropara civilian died after traveling to a neighboring village.
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