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DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak ‘under control’

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DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ DR Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak ‘under control’ Credit: CC0 Public Domain The latest Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now under control, the man leading the fight against the disease said on Saturday. Fifty-three people have lost their lives since …

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US regulators approve 1st treatment for Ebola virus

US regulators approve 1st treatment for Ebola virus US regulators approve 1st treatment for Ebola virus by Linda A. Johnson This image provided by Regeneron on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, shows a vial of the company’s Inmazeb medication. On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has approved …

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Rapid diagnostic detects Lassa and Ebola in real-time

Rapid diagnostic detects Lassa and Ebola in real-time

Rapid diagnostic detects Lassa and Ebola in real-time Rapid diagnostic detects Lassa and Ebola in real-time A mobile phone app called HandLens can read and report paper strip SHERLOCK results. Credit: Anna Lachenauer One of the keys to bringing a viral outbreak under control is rapid detection and diagnosis, which …

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Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak

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Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak Ebola virus. Credit: NIAID One hundred cases of Ebola have been recorded in DR Congo’s northwest in less than three months, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday as it …

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Ebola vaccinations underway in new DR Congo outbreak

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Ebola vaccinations underway in new DR Congo outbreak Ebola vaccinations underway in new DR Congo outbreak Ebola virus. Credit: NIAID Health workers in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo have begun administering vaccinations after the country’s 11th known outbreak of Ebola erupted last week, the authorities said Monday. Six people have …

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Inroads to a better Ebola vaccine

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Inroads to a better Ebola vaccine Inroads to a better Ebola vaccine Ebola virus particles (red) on a larger cell. Credit: NIAID As the world focuses on finding a COVID-19 vaccine, research continues on other potentially catastrophic pandemic diseases, including Ebola and Marburg viruses. The world cannot afford to take …

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