Publication: H5N1

First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

British woman tests Ebola vaccine

Via The Courier: British woman tests Ebola vaccine. Excerpt:A healthy Briton has today become the first volunteer to receive a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa. Ruth Atkins, a communications manager ... [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Venezuelan health minister: "In the country there are no cases of Ebola"

Earlier today I posted an item on an undiagnosed outbreak of some kind of hemorrhagic disease in Venezuela. Now, via El Universal:  Venezuelan health minister: "In the country there are no cases of Ebola" . The complete report:Venezuelan Health Minister ... [Published H5N1 - 8 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola’s ongoing impact on African teachers

For an old retired teacher, Ebola just got personal. Via Education International: Ebola’s ongoing impact on African teachers.Ebola continues to hit the education sector in Africa, according to two of EI’s affiliates in the region, the National Teachers’ ... [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

World Bank Group approves $105m grant for Ebola containment

Via the World Bank Group: Ebola: World Bank Group Approves US$105 Million Grant for Faster Epidemic Containment in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Excerpt:WASHINGTON, September 16, 2014 - The World Bank Group’s (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today ... [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola: Richard Horton tweets the future

Get out of here at once and go read richard horton on Twitter. The Lancet editor has just posted an extraordinary series of tweets summarizing his conversation with "senior US Government source" on Ebola. If nothing else, the outbreak appears to have ... [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Where Ebola isn't

I'm writing this post in the lobby of the Best Western Time Hotel in Stockholm on a balmy September afternoon. Outside, countless obviously healthy Swedes are passing by at the end of another working day (including a guy in a grey suit and a Don Draper ... [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola in Guinea: Nurse dies in Matam

Via Aminata.com: A nurse died on Ebola in Matam. The Google translation:A woman in her thirties died Sunday after contracting the Ebola virus , has-been learned from hospital sources. It is a nurse who died of the epidemic it is infected for five days. She ... [Published H5N1 - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola outbreak: Survivor William Pooley flown to US to give doctor with virus emergency blood transfusion

Via The Independent:  Ebola outbreak: Survivor William Pooley flown to US to give doctor with virus emergency blood transfusion . Excerpt: William Pooley, the British nurse who was cured of the Ebola, has been flown to America on a life-saving mission ... [Published H5N1 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

MSF: Australia needs to commit more than money to Ebola fight

Thanks to Ryan for sending the link to this news release from MSF Australia: Australia must go beyond a financial pledge and join the US led international response to fight Ebola. That's another thing I like about MSF: They save their bedside manner for ... [Published H5N1 - 12 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola: NAFDAC to prosecute Ewedu cure claimer

Via Vanguard, evidence that Nigerian scammers don't discriminate; they'll scam their fellow-citizens too: Ebola: NAFDAC to prosecute Ewedu cure claimer. Excerpt:The National  Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday said ... [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Ebola in West Africa: Garrett on the US intervention

Via Foreign Policy, a new must-read from Laurie Garrett: Can the U.S. Army Degrade and Destroy Ebola? Excerpt:This dramatic increase in U.S. commitment comes alongside beefed-up responses from several countries, largely focused on Sierra Leone. The Cuban ... [Published H5N1 - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Obama to deploy 3,000 troops as Ebola crisis worsens

Via Reuters: Obama to deploy 3,000 troops as Ebola crisis worsens. Excerpt:The United States announced on Tuesday it will send 3,000 troops to help tackle the Ebola outbreak as part of a ramped-up plan, including a major deployment in Liberia, the country ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]

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..." She added: "It's that one step and I'm part of that first step."  Ms Atkins, 48, who was only accepted for the trial on Monday after completing screening tests last week, will keep a diary of her side effects over the...
...of the samples sent last week to the National Institute of Hygiene (INH) in Caracas, the only place in Venezuela that has the adequate reagents.  "Three to five days are enough for running the tests, but they (health authorities) have not said anything. This is an emergency, we do not know what we are facing and we need to know the causes in order to provide appropriate treatment to prevent the collapse of the patient's organs, and also to set up epidemiological surveillance. This is a very aggressive disease that causes deterioration of patients within 72 hours and causes death" said a doctor who attended a meeting convened on Tuesday night at the headquarters of the Medical Association of Aragua state and who requested anon...
...centers, train thousands of healthcare workers and establish a military controlcontrol center for coordination, U S officials told reporters.  "The goal here is to surge American expertise, including our military logistics and command and control expertise, to try and control this outbreak at its source in west Africa" Lisa Monaco, Obama's White House counter-terrorism adviser, told MSNBC television on Tuesday ahead of the announcement
... A Levies official who requested anonymity told Dawn that armed men opened fire at a polio team in Pishin's Karbala area and killed a Levies man.  "The Levies man was guarding the polio workers when they came under attack by militants" he said, adding that the polio workers survived the attack...

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British woman tests Ebola vaccine [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
Ebola’s ongoing impact on African teachers [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
Venezuelan health minister: "In the country the... [Published H5N1 - 8 hours ago]
Ebola: Richard Horton tweets the future [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
Where Ebola isn't [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
Ebola in Guinea: Nurse dies in Matam [Published H5N1 - 11 hours ago]
Ebola outbreak: Survivor William Pooley flown t... [Published H5N1 - 12 hours ago]
MSF: Australia needs to commit more than money ... [Published H5N1 - 12 hours ago]
Ebola: NAFDAC to prosecute Ewedu cure claimer [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
World Bank Group approves $105m grant for Ebola... [Published H5N1 - 18 hours ago]
Ebola aid gets $7m boost from Australia after B... [Published H5N1 - 19 hours ago]
Ebola in West Africa: Garrett on the US interve... [Published H5N1 - 19 hours ago]
Venezuela: Ten dead of "hemorrhagic fever syndr... [Published H5N1 - 20 hours ago]
Sirleaf: Ebola won't dictate Liberia's future [Published H5N1 - 21 hours ago]
Belluz: Why Obama is committing 3,000 troops to... [Published H5N1 - 21 hours ago]
WHO: New data show child mortality rates fallin... [Published H5N1 - 22 hours ago]
Ebola: Hell in the hot zone [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
Can Ebola go airborne? [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
Obama to deploy 3,000 troops as Ebola crisis wo... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
Liberia must wait weeks or months for new Ebola... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting o... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
OCHA: An overview of needs and requirements for... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
WHO Ebola response roadmap update, September 16... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
WHO welcomes Chinese mobile lab, experts in fig... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
ProMED-mail on Ebola: "Infection control is not... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
‘It’s despair on all fronts,’ says Ebola aid wo... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
End "panic" measures undermining fight against ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
Obama to announce expanded effort against Ebola [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
MSF: Why has world done so little about Ebola? [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
Canada: $2.5 million in PPE to fight Ebola [Published H5N1 - Sep 16 2014]
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British woman tests Ebola vaccine [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
Via The Courier: British woman tests Ebola vaccine. Excerpt:A healthy Briton has today become the first volunteer to receive a potentially life-saving new vaccine to tackle the Ebola virus spreading through West Africa. Ruth Atkins, a communications manager ...
Ebola’s ongoing impact on African teachers [Published H5N1 - 7 hours ago]
For an old retired teacher, Ebola just got personal. Via Education International: Ebola’s ongoing impact on African teachers.Ebola continues to hit the education sector in Africa, according to two of EI’s affiliates in the region, the National Teachers’ ...
Venezuelan health minister: "In the country the... [Published H5N1 - 8 hours ago]
Earlier today I posted an item on an undiagnosed outbreak of some kind of hemorrhagic disease in Venezuela. Now, via El Universal:  Venezuelan health minister: "In the country there are no cases of Ebola" . The complete report:Venezuelan Health Minister ...
Ebola: Richard Horton tweets the future [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
Get out of here at once and go read richard horton on Twitter. The Lancet editor has just posted an extraordinary series of tweets summarizing his conversation with "senior US Government source" on Ebola. If nothing else, the outbreak appears to have ...
Where Ebola isn't [Published H5N1 - 10 hours ago]
I'm writing this post in the lobby of the Best Western Time Hotel in Stockholm on a balmy September afternoon. Outside, countless obviously healthy Swedes are passing by at the end of another working day (including a guy in a grey suit and a Don Draper ...
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