Epidemics

First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 mins ago - 6 reports

Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000 - WHO

More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues…Click to Continue » ... [Published Modesto Bee - 5 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 9 mins ago - 6 reports

Philippines intensifies defense against Ebola

12:02 amHEALTH authorities have strengthened mechanisms to stop the Ebola virus from entering the Philippines, especially with the expected influx of Filipinos returning to the country for Christmas.Malacañang on Saturday said the government continues ... [Published Manila Times - 35 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 4 reports

Ebola death toll reaches 4,922 as Mali hit

THE death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 from 10,141 known cases in eight countries as of Thursday, the World Health Organization said yesterday.The virus, which reached Mali through a 2-year-old girl who died on Friday, now threatens Ivory ... [Published Shanghai Daily - 52 mins ago]
Entities: Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Ebola
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 50 reports

Ebola Vaccines Might Be Ready Sooner than Predicted, but Obstacles Remain

Geneva, October 25 (RHC-BBC) -- Two Ebola vaccine candidates might be ready for testing in hard-hit West African countries in December, a month earlier than previously predicted. And one vaccine manufacturer has said it may have millions of doses available ... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - 34 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 6 reports

Volunteers jump at chance to join trial of Canadian-made experimental Ebola vaccine

The risk of contracting Ebola virus in suburban Washington, D.C., is vanishingly low. In fact, with the recovery and Friday’s release from hospital there of Dallas nurse Nina Pham, it is actually nil. But that fact isn’t deterring people from stepping ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 47 mins ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 13 reports

WHO releases Ebola figures

DAKAR, Senegal — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released today by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.Of those cases, 4,922 people have died.The Ebola epidemic in West Africa ... [Published Indiana Gazette - 56 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Sir Elton John: Too many gays don’t seem to care about HIV

Sir Elton John has criticised parts of the gay community for failing to join the fight against HIV.The veteran singer is due to speak at the dinner of the Human Rights Campaign this weekend in Washington DC, alongside his partner David Furnish.According ... [Published Pink News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 7 reports

Ebola Death Toll Surpasses 4,900 of Nearly 10,000 Cases: WHO

MOSCOW, October 25 (RIA Novosti) - The Ebola death toll has risen to 4,922, while the number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of the disease is at 10,141, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Saturday.According to the WHO situation report, ... [Published RIA Novosti - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 25 reports

EBOLA: HOW IS THE CONTINENT COPING?

West Africa is dealing with the worst Ebola outbreak in history. The latest figures show there have been 4 445 confirmed or suspected deaths in the worst-affected West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.Eight deaths are linked to the ... [Published The Star (Kenya) - 8 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 13 reports

Ebola confirmed in NYC doctor as WHO warns about Mali

In US Ebola developments today, joy over a nurse's hospital discharge was tempered with concerns about a hospitalized doctor in New York City who battled the disease in Guinea, as the global response geared up to battle an especially worrisome situation ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 121 reports

NY Times Undercuts NIH Director's Claim on Page A1 but Never Mentions Him

A story published on the NY Times' front page directly undercuts comments made by NIH Director Francis Collins two weeks ago, but the story never mentions Collins or his misleading statement. The NY Times story , which appears on AI today, is titled ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 22 reports

WHO sends expert team to Mali after first Ebola diagnosis in the West African country

A sign at the Mali-Guinea border, in Kouremale. (Joe Penney/Reuters)The World Health Organization is preparing to send a team of experts to Mali after the country announced that it had its first Ebola case, a WHO spokesperson said on Friday.Mali's health ... [Published Washington Post - 23 hours ago]

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"David Cameron threw down the gauntlet to other European leaders and has led by example. These commitments - both financial resources and human capacity - must match the enormity of the task ahead and must be quickly translated into life-saving action on the ground."
"As we accelerate in a matter of weeks a process that typically takes years, we are ensuring that safety remains the top priority, with production speed and capacity a close second" Marie-Paule Kieny, WHO’s Assistant Director-General of Health Systems and Innovation, said
Alain Poirier of the Quebec Health Institute said, "The disease can start to be symptomatic at the end of 21 days, so we need to have strict surveillance until the person comes out of the incubation period. We are going to make our recommendations to the Health Ministry."
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Ebola Vaccines Might Be Ready Sooner than Predi... [Published Radio Habana Cuba - 34 mins ago]
Philippines intensifies defense against Ebola [Published Manila Times - 35 mins ago]
WHO: Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 Worldwide [Published Austin American Statesman - 39 mins ago]
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Ebola death toll reaches 4,922 as Mali hit [Published Shanghai Daily - 52 mins ago]
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WHO releases Ebola figures [Published Indiana Gazette - 56 mins ago]
WHO: Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 Worldwide [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
WHO: Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 Worldwide [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
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WHO Looking into First Ebola Case in Mali [Published 95.7 TheVibe.com - 2 hours ago]
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Volunteers jump at chance to join trial of Cana... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 47 mins ago]
The risk of contracting Ebola virus in suburban Washington, D.C., is vanishingly low. In fact, with the recovery and Friday’s release from hospital there of Dallas nurse Nina Pham, it is actually nil. But that fact isn’t deterring people from stepping ...
WHO: Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 Worldwide [Published TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000 , with 4,922 deaths recorded as of October 23, according to a World Health Organization report published Saturday. Of the 10,141 reported cases, 450 are healthcare workers, more than half ...
WHO: Ebola Cases Exceed 10,000 Worldwide [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - 1 hour ago]
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000 , with 4,922 deaths recorded as of October 23, according to a World Health Organization report published Saturday. Of the 10,141 reported cases, 450 are healthcare workers, more than half ...
Branswell: ‘No shortage of volunteers’ for clin... [Published H5N1 - 1 hour ago]
Via The Globe and Mail, a report by Helen Branswell of The Canadian Press: ‘No shortage of volunteers’ for clinical trial of Canadian-made Ebola vaccine. Excerpt:The risk of contracting Ebola virus in suburban Washington, D.C., is vanishingly low. In ...
WHO: global Ebola cases now exceed 10,000 [Published Ars Technica - 1 hour ago]
World Health Organization New data released Saturday by the World Health Organization show that worldwide Ebola cases have topped 10,000. Of those, just under 5,000 people have died—Liberia and Sierra Leone remain the most affected countries. ...
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J&J and GSK step up Ebola vaccine race [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 22 2014]
A possible new Ebola vaccine from Johnson&Johnson [Published MarketWatch Morning Stock Talk - Oct 22 2014]
Vaccine as Metaphor [Published Slate Magazine - Oct 09 2014]
Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people: WHO [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 29 2014]
Who could be burnt by WHO's e-cigs move? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 28 2014]
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