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A call to 'fear-guard' countries in a pandemic.

Three years after the Ebola epidemic, and two years since the Zika outbreak, experts are more active than ever in pulling together lessons in hopes of not repeating past mistakes during another health crisis. A Senate panel in Washington plans a hearing soon on pandemic protection.' In May, the Department of Health and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ebola virus burial teams may have 'saved thousands of lives'.

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

- BBC - UK

Red Cross: Safe Burial Practices Helped Prevent Spread of Ebola in West Africa.

A new study by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says that safe burial practices may have helped prevent the transmission of thousands of cases of Ebola during the epidemic in West Africa between 2013 and 2016. More than 11,300 people died from Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea ...

- Voice of America - US

Ebola virus burial teams 'saved thousands of lives'.

A key part of reducing the number of Ebola deaths was ensuring safe burials, research says.

- BBC - UK

Ebola burial teams dramatically West Africa outbreak: study.

Ebola burial teams dramatically West Africa outbreak: study...

- MENAFN - JO

Speaking with: Peter Doherty about infectious disease pandemics.

Humans have had to deal with infectious diseases for centuries. Ancient Greeks and Egyptians suffered from smallpox, leprosy and tuberculosis. And when an outbreak occurs, it can be devastating. Pandemics like the Black Plague, Spanish Flu and HIV have killed millions of people around the world. While improved sanitation ...

- The Conversation - UK

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Latest EventThe Next Ebola: Considering the Role of the Military in Future Epidemic Responses Past events EventThe Next Ebola: Considering the Role of the Military in Future Epidemic Responses

- Chatham House - UK

Ebola vaccine developed in Canada shows promising results.

A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease vaccine was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in participants six months after immunization.

- ScienceDaily - US

Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey meets disease survivors.

Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey returns to Sierra Leone for the first time since contracting Ebola there.

- BBC - UK

After Ebola, Liberia's health system on path to recovery.

Source: World Bank Country: Liberia The development of a triage and isolation facility in a hospital in Sinoe county by the World bank helped contain a meningococcal outbreak in May 2017.STORY HIGHLIGHTS More medical training and equipment mean Liberia's medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

What to Know About the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

26 May 2017Michael Edelstein outlines what the global health community has learned since the last outbreak and the key elements of the current response. Michael Edelstein Consultant Research Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security A Congolese Ministry of Health leaflet on Ebola. Photo: Getty Images. On 9 May, a cluster of ...

- Chatham House - UK

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