Brendan Maher

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New clues to where the Ebola epidemic started

A Guinean child who played with bats residing in a hollow tree later became the first known victim in the West African outbreak.<p><i>An article by</i> …

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Ebola Exacerbates West Africa’s Poverty Crisis

When Ebola came to Dorcas's home on the outskirts of Freetown in Sierra Leone, the virus spared no one. Her mother brought it home from the clinic …

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Ebola controls at US medical meeting spark protest

Researchers say that exclusion of those recently in affected areas could undermine Ebola response.<p>Scientists are protesting against the state of …

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The Ebola questions

Scientists know a lot about the virus that causes Ebola — but there are many puzzles that they have yet to solve.<p>To much of the world, the virus …

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Can quarantines and travel bans thwart Ebola?

The rules in place to prevent pandemics vary from one US state to the next, and even more so between different countries.<p><b>An article by Scientific</b> …

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Ebola by the numbers: The size, spread and cost of an outbreak

As the virus continues to rampage in West Africa, Nature’s graphic offers a guide to the figures that matter.<p>The Ebola outbreak in West Africa …

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How disease detectives are fighting Ebola's spread

Rapid 'contact tracing' will be key to containing the disease in west Africa.<p>On 30 September, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) …

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Ebola outbreak shuts down malaria-control efforts

Public-health experts fear that one epidemic may fuel another in West Africa.<p>As the Ebola death toll spirals into the thousands in West Africa, the …

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Blood transfusion named as priority treatment for Ebola

Therapy uses serum from disease survivors, but data on effectiveness is scarce.<p>Treating Ebola patients with the blood or purified serum of disease …

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Cost to control Ebola shoots up

World Health Organization projects 20,000 cases and requests US$490 million to control West Africa outbreak.<p>Controlling the Ebola outbreak in West …

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Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads

Outbreak likely originated with a single animal-to-human transmission.<p>Sequencing the Ebola virus<p>In August, an international team of researchers …

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Ebola doctor reveals how infected Americans were cured

Techniques used in the US to treat symptoms and subdue the virus in patients could work overseas, Bruce Ribner says.<p><i>A Q&A from Scientific …

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World struggles to stop Ebola

Greater international assistance is needed to quell the epidemic, say health officials.<p>Dan Kelly felt as if he were entering a war zone when he …

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Infectious disease: Ebola’s lost ward

A hospital in Sierra Leone has struggled to continue its research amid the worst Ebola outbreak in history.<p>Robert Garry had a bad feeling about the …

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Ebola treatments caught in limbo

Logistics and lack of funds keep experimental drugs and vaccines from being used in Africa outbreak.<p>Medical relief workers fighting a burgeoning …

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