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BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES NEWS - Page 2

<i>Contagion®</i> Connect Podcast Tackles Pandemic Bonds
The first Contagion® Connect podcast features a conversation with Dr. Alexandra Phelan about the impact of pandemic bonds in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the DRC.
Data Collection Gaps Are Damning the Ebola Outbreak
Variances in collection and siloed efforts are hurting this outbreak response.
Could an Already FDA-Approved Drug Be the Key to Treating Ebola?
The research team deciphered that the nitazoxanide boosts the ability of specific viral sensors to detect Ebola when infected, which then sparks an antiviral immune response.
Ebola Clinical Trial Halted in DRC
An independent monitoring board recommended early termination of the PALM trial after determining that 2 of the 4 experimental therapies were linked with better rates of survival.
Ebola Vaccine Trial Launches in Uganda
The Ad26.ZEBOV, MVA-BN-Filo vaccine regimen will be evaluated in an open-label, single-arm study of 800 participants, including frontline health care workers.
Florida Declares Public Health Emergency in Response to Hepatitis A Outbreak
The state has documented 2582 cases of hepatitis A in the ongoing outbreak. Health officials indicate that 98% of those cases were acquired within the state.
Universal Hepatitis B Screenings for Pregnant Women Included in New Recommendations
The new recommendations aim to limit the potentially deadly disease from infecting newborns or mothers.
One Year of Ebola in DRC: What Makes the North Kivu Province Outbreak Distinct?
August 1, 2019, marks the 1 year anniversary of the North Kivu Ebola outbreak.
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