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If Donald Trump Told You To Evacuate Your City, Would You?.

The public’s mistrust of President Trump might be especially dangerous in a catastrophe rooted in science — like an asteroid, nuclear spill, volcanic eruption, or the next Ebola. View Entire Post ›

- BuzzFeed - US

News24.com | 11 die of mystery illness in Liberia, Ebola ruled out.

United Nations officials say at least 11 people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia and tests have been negative for the Ebola virus.

- News24.com - ZA

11 Dead of Mystery Illness in Liberia as Ebola Is Ruled Out.

United Nations officials say at least 11 people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and tests have been negative for the Ebola virus. The World Health Organization said Friday that authorities are looking into whether the people were sickened by something they ate or were exposed to a chemical or bacteria. Five ...

- Voice of America - US

9 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola is ruled out.

MONROVIA, Liberia " United Nations officials say at least nine people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and all tests have been negative for the Ebola virus.The World Health Organization said Friday that authorities...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

11 dead of mystery illness in Liberia as Ebola virus is ruled out.

United Nations officials say at least 11 people have died from a mysterious illness in Liberia, and tests have been negative for the Ebola virus.

- Zee News - IN

Ebola nurse loses lawsuit against Spanish authorities over 'execution' of pet dog Excalibur.

Teresa Romero who made international headlines after becoming the first person outside West Africa to contract ebola, has lost her fight against Spanish authorities over the execution' of her dog.

- The Local - ES

Early blood signatures of vaccine immunogenicity.

Within seven days of vaccination, a blood test early after vaccination can predict whether vaccines based on living, modified viruses have had the desired effect. This is one of the results of a new study on systems analysis of immune responses induced by a highly promising vaccine against Ebola. This result can inform and ...

- ScienceDaily - US

A Harvard doctor just won $1 million for a project that could prevent the next deadly pandemic.

Before the Ebola virus ravaged West Africa, killing thousands and leaving entire towns reeling, it started small. The virus wound its way out of a rainforest-adjacent village in Guinea and spread through other rural areas in Liberia and Sierra Leone, going undetected for months. By the time the world realized what was ...

- Silicon Alley Insider - US

Open thread for night owls: Emergency funding to combat Zika about to run dry.

As Donald Trump proposes gargantuan cuts to a variety of government programs, the CDC faces another threat: Emergency funding requested by the last administration to combat the spread of the Zika virus in the United States is about to run dry. Many previous health crises have been responded to with similar one-time bullets ...

- Daily Kos - US

A Harvard doctor just won $1 million for a project that could prevent the next deadly pandemic.

Last Mile Health Before the Ebola virus ravaged West Africa, killing thousands and leaving entire towns reeling, it started small. The virus wound its way out of a rainforest-adjacent village in Guinea and spread through other rural areas in Liberia and Sierra Leone, going undetected for months. By the time the world ...

- Business Insider - US

Guinea city turns page on Ebola as World Book Capital.

CONAKRY, Guinea, Apr 23 - Piles of rubbish and broken-down cars are being removed from the rundown streets of Conakry, and disgruntled hawkers on the main avenues have been told to close their stalls and move on. “We've been working night and day,” says truck driver Mamadouba Soumah, who was requisitioned for ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Ebola virus response: experiences and lessons from Sierra Leone

The public in Sierra Leone was proactive in reporting suspected Ebola cases. Reuters/Luc Gnago It's 18 months since Sierra Leone was declared Ebola free after a two-year outbreak that left 4,000 people dead. While the outbreak might be over, its effects will persist for many years. In the small nation with a population of ...

- The Conversation - UK

After Ebola, Liberians slowly embrace mental health care

MONROVIA, Liberia " Drawn-out deaths. Communities torn apart. Survivor's guilt. Patrick Fallah says his memories of the days when the Ebola virus swept through Liberia are so awful that he sometimes has trouble focusing on the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The Next Ebola: Considering the Role of the Military in Future Epidemic Responses

Invitation Only Research Event 31 Mar 2017 - 09:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo The Royal Society, London Centre on Global Health Security Chatham House seeks to explore issues around the development of a military medical response to an infectious disease outbreak which has major humanitarian ...

- Chatham House - UK

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