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Only the facts: Ebola experimental drugs

The race to develop an effective treatment or vaccine against Ebola is on as the largest outbreak in history continues to spread in West Africa. Meanwhile, questions about whether unproven treatments are appropriate to use, and who should get them, are inspiring passion and resentment.<p>On Wednesday, …

Korean Air suspends flights to Kenya over Ebola worries | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines Co Ltd said on Thursday it will suspend flights to and from Nairobi from August 20 to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.<p>Health workers take passengers' temperatures infrared digital laser thermometers at the Felix Houphouet Boigny international airport …

UConn Biologist on West Africa's Ebola Outbreak - UConn Today

The first Ebola case in West Africa may have appeared in a 2-year-old boy in Guinea in December 2013. It then spread to neighboring Liberia and …

Ebola crisis vastly underestimated, says WHO

<b>The scale of the Ebola outbreak appears to be "vastly underestimated", the UN's health agency says, as the death toll from the disease reaches 1,069.</b><p>The World Health Organization said its staff had seen evidence that the numbers of reported cases and deaths do not reflect the scale of the crisis.<p>It …

Derry Journal

Darron Gibson avoids jail after second drink drive crash<p>Dublin, Belfast, London must back NW growth deal to address regional imbalances, says …

Study reveals how Ebola blocks immune system | The Source | Washington University in St. Louis

The Ebola virus, in the midst of its biggest outbreak on record, is a master at evading the body’s immune system. But researchers at Washington …

Four Predictions About The Ebola Outbreak

One epidemiologist's outlook on what the Ebola epidemic has in store for West Africa—and the rest of the world.<p>The latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) show that 128 more West Africans have contracted Ebola since Sunday, bringing the total number of cases to 1,975, including 1,069 …

Disease

Fuel stolen from pipeline under deputy PM's Kent residence

<b>Thieves have siphoned millions of pounds of fuel from a pipeline which runs under Deputy PM Nick Clegg's official country residence in Kent.</b><p>Esso's South East pipeline runs from Fawley Refinery, in Hampshire, to Purfleet Fuel Terminal, in Essex.<p>The company said it discovered a section at Chevening, …