Epidemics

First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 12 reports

Ebola: Let us pray

The topical issue that has continued to dominate world headlines is Ebola. The killer instinct of the virus is no longer news; what is news, however, are the various preventive measures now being put in place everywhere to prevent the spread of the highly ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Nigeria, Ebola, Enugu, Liberia, Virus
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 13 reports

SD exposed to deadly Ebola

It has been discovered that hundreds of Swazi congregants who travel to TB Joshua’s church in Nigeria where the virus is rampant are not screened on their return to the country at the entry pointsTHERE are fears that Swaziland could be exposed to the ... [Published Swazi Observer - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Nigeria, Ebola, Virus
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 5 reports

World: Ebola: Experimental therapies and rumoured remedies

Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Nigeria, World The scale, duration, and lethality of the Ebola outbreak have generated a high level of public fear and anxiety, which extends well beyond west Africa. Such reactions are understandable, given the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 4 reports

Uganda criminalises HIV transmission

Uganda President Yoweri MuseveniPresident President Yoweri Museveni has signed a bill which introducesfines and prison sentences for the transmission of HIV in Uganda.Buzzfeed says the law imposes a fine and a ten-year prisonsentence for “intentional ... [Published Gay NZ - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 7 reports

Malaria, dengue cases lower than last yr in capital

Cases of dengue and malaria in Delhi have been in control so far. The reported cases this year are much lower than those reported around the same time last year.While the total number of dengue cases reported till August 16, 2013, was 54, this year so ... [Published Deccan Herald - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 9 reports

Death toll rises to 1,229, says WHO

EbolaThe death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 1,229, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday.According to the WHO’s latest report, between August 14 and 16, at least, 84 people lost their lives and 113 new Ebola cases were ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 16 reports

*WHO: Ebola Kills 84 in 3 Days

United Nations, Shawwal 23, 1435, Aug 19, 2014, SPA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday said that the Ebola virus has killed 84 people in the past three days, bringing the total death toll to 1,229.WHO said that the virus has also spread ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 8 reports

Vaccines may curb meningitis spread

19th August 2014 -- Two new vaccines can help prevent the transmission of meningitis bacteria from person to person, according to UK research.The main focus in meningitis vaccination has been protecting the person having the jab against the disease, but ... [Published BootsWebMD - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 14 reports

Life or Death: Who Gets Experimental Ebola Drugs?

As limited supplies of an experimental Ebola drug arrive in Liberia this week, thorny questions remain that could determine the difference between life and death.There is no treatment or vaccine proven to work against Ebola. So those who will receive ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 28 reports

Ebola: Kaduna Residents Intensify Battle Against Spread

Residents of K aduna and the state government have intensified the battle against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus to the state.Although the outbreak of the virus is yet to be reported in Kaduna and the northern part of the country since it broke ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Kaduna, Virus, Ebola, Nigeria
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 15 reports

*WHO: Countries Must Screen All Departing Travelers for Ebola

United Nations, Shawwal 23, 1435, August 19, 2014, SPA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said Monday that authorities in countries affected by Ebola should check people departing at international airports, seaports, and major border crossings and ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 22 reports

WHO urges Ebola exit screening

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged Ebola-affected nations to begin exit screening all people departing international airports, seaports and ground crossings. The UN health agency announced on Monday that even countries unaffected by the outbreak ... [Published Press tv - Aug 18 2014]

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...continue to carry the torch that Pedro lit 20 years ago in the fight against HIV AIDS," said Brandon Cuevas, CEO, UnitedHealthcare of California. "This is an important program that is helping inspire the next generation of leaders who will eventually find a cure for this devastating disease."
In the August 6 edition of The Area News editor Monique Patterson gave us her opinion that she doesn’t think that "same sex couples should be denied the right to have their mutual love recognised"
"Most patients recover fully, but in some cases joint pain may persist for several months, or even years. Occasional cases of eye, neurological and heart complications have been reported, as well as gastrointestinal complaints. Serious complications are not common, but in older people, the disease can contribute to the causecause of death" the WHO said on its Web site
In addition, one particular viral clone that had the five consensus mutations plus three HA mutations was "able to infect ferrets by airborne transmission as effectively as the pandemic virus" the report says

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Trinidad calls for CARICOM meeting on Ebola and... [Published Jamaica Observer - 2 hours ago]
Ebola: Let us pray [Published The Nation Nigeria - 2 hours ago]
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Getting vaccinations part of returning to school [Published Radio Iowa - 2 hours ago]
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The New STD Super-Bug: How To Defend Yourself [Published AskMen US - 2 hours ago]
Adult Circumcision: The Facts [Published AskMen US - 2 hours ago]
News Scan for Aug 19, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - 2 hours ago]
SD exposed to deadly Ebola [Published Swazi Observer - 2 hours ago]
Guinea: No early end to the Ebola outbreak [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
World: Ebola: Experimental therapies and rumour... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Angels in America Is Not the Story of AIDS in t... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 3 hours ago]
Ebola FAQ: What Is It, How Does It Spread, And ... [Published CBS Sacramento - 3 hours ago]
Ebola screening net in TN has wide holes [Published Times of India - 3 hours ago]
HEALTHY LIVING | 4 life-saving facts about the ... [Published Interaksyon - 3 hours ago]
Chik V and Ebola Preparedness [Published Radio Cayman - 3 hours ago]
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Life on Ebola front line [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
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Marking its 25th anniversary next month, the AI... [Published London Free Press - 3 hours ago]
Nigeria can stop Ebola virus spread —WHO [Published Nigerian Tribune - 3 hours ago]
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Guinea: No early end to the Ebola outbreak [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa continues to escalate, with 1975 cases and 1069 deaths reported from Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone. No new ...
World: Ebola: Experimental therapies and rumour... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 2 hours ago]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Nigeria, World The scale, duration, and lethality of the Ebola outbreak have generated a high level of public fear and anxiety, which extends well beyond west Africa. Such reactions are understandable, given the ...
Angels in America Is Not the Story of AIDS in t... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - 3 hours ago]
Angels in America Is Not the Story of AIDS in the 1980sby Rebecca Brown I know I'm supposed to like this play a lot more than I do. It has been dubbed The AIDS Play and A Great American Play and there is a lot in it I really like. It's a play of ideas ...
WHO cautions against Ebola-related travel restr... [Published The Checkup - 4 hours ago]
As governments in West Africa struggle to contain the Ebola epidemic, World Health Organization officials are warning that suspension of flights and travel restrictions raise fears of shortages and could undermine capacity to respond. Read full article ...
Malaria: Historic campaign delivers mosquito ne... [Published H5N1 - 4 hours ago]
I'm taking the death of Dr. Adadevoh very badly, but this is a scrap of consolation. Via ReliefWeb, a report from Malaria Consortium: Historic campaign delivers mosquito nets to every household across Uganda. Excerpt:A universal LLIN campaign to distribute ...
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Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengu... [Published Reuters Video: Technology - 6 hours ago]
Breakingviews: Ebola's economic impact could ec... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 18 2014]
Tribute at Melbourne AIDS conference to commemo... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 19 2014]
First case of painful mosquito-borne virus acqu... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jul 18 2014]
AIDS Experts Killed in Plane Crash [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
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Partners Unite to Combat Malaria in Asia [Published Financial Services - Aug 01 2014]
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