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Ebola PPE: How the 1995 Kikwit Outbreak Taught Us to Dress for Ebola

Hi Friends,<p>Well, we've beaten the airborne Ebola angle into the ground but there is still a lot of confusion about what PPE (personal protective …

Senegal's first Ebola case has links to Guinea

Senegal's health ministry today announced the country's first Ebola virus disease (EVD) case, in a student from Guinea who was located in a Dakar …

West Africa: Bio-disaster response urgently needed in Ebola fight

<b>World leaders are failing to address the worst ever Ebola epidemic, and states with biological-disaster response capacity, including civilian and</b> …

Disease

Scientists found the origins of the Ebola outbreak — by tracking its mutations

One of the big mysteries in theEbola outbreak in West Africa is where the virus came from in the first place — and whether it's changed in any significant ways. These unanswered questions could be making it more difficult to diagnose the disease and find treatments.<p>A new analysis could help show if …

Ebola's heavy toll on study authors

The ongoing Ebola virus disease outbreak is taking an appalling toll on health workers in West Africa. More than 240 have been infected and more than …

Of Pigs and Primates: Addressing the Airborne Ebola Allegation

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has gained international attention, due in part to the recent declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). In turn, public health officials have been asked to enact stricter infection prevention and control measures to ensure spread is …

Frequently asked questions on Ebola virus disease

Updated May 2017<p>1. What is Ebola virus disease?<p>Ebola virus disease (formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever) is a severe, often fatal illness, …

ZMapp: The Experimental Ebola Treatment Explained

How tobacco may help defeat one of the world’s deadliest viruses.<p>Last Saturday in Monrovia, Liberia, neighbors stood in the street trying to block officials as the Liberian Ministry of Health brought 37 bodies of Ebola victims to a small plot of recently purchased land. In the midst of the burial, …

It's ethical to try untested Ebola medicines, says WHO

The World Health Organization declared Tuesday that it's ethical to use unproven Ebola drugs and vaccines in the outbreak in West Africa provided the right conditions are met.<p>The statement from the U.N. health agency came amid a worldwide debate over the medical ethnics surrounding the Ebola …

Homeopathy for Ebola virus disease: Too quacky even for Mike Adams!

Over the last decade that I’ve been at this blogging thing, I’ve come across some incredibly irresponsible quackery, but what I saw about a week and …