Julie Steenhuysen

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Name: Julie Steenhuysen
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. aid workers released from Atlanta hospital after cleared of Ebola

(Adds details from news conference and statements) By ATLANTA, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Two American aid workers who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola they contracted in Liberia now pose no health risk to the public after being cleared of the virus ... [Published Sharenet - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Atlanta, Ebola, Workers, Virus
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlanta hospital

(Reuters) - Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was "thrilled to be alive" as doctors declared him virus-free and safe for rele ... [Published Reuters - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 3 reports

Ebola Drug Firm Shares Go Bonkers After FDA Announcement (TKMR)

REUTERS/Ben NelmsTekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation's head office is pictured in Burnaby, British Columbia August 5, 2014.Shares of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals are up by around 16% in premarket trading.On Thursday afternoon, management announced that the ... [Published Business Insider - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 2-U.S. ratchets up Ebola response, officials on high alert

10:39pm BST(New throughout, adds more comments from Frieden)By Patricia Zengerle and Julie SteenhuysenWASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told lawmakers on Thursday he has activated ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. biosafety experts watch every step in care of Ebola patients

7:56pm BSTBy COLUMBIA, Mo., Aug 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. hospital caring for two Americans carrying the deadly Ebola virus has tapped biosafety experts to ensure doctors, nurses and other staff do everything needed to prevent the virus from escaping from ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 5-Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid workers' health worsens

7:11am BST(Updates to add media reports of second U.S.-bound patient in paragraph 7)By Julie Steenhuysen and Colleen JenkinsCHICAGO/WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 31 (Reuters) - A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

US advises against non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Reuters  –CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a travel advisory against non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in an effort to curb the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab safety pledges: lawmaker | Reuters

By David Morgan and Julie Steenhuysen[1][2] WASHINGTON/CHICAGO Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:25pm EDT WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers investigating repeated safety lapses at government laboratories questioned Thursday whether the U.S. Centers for Disease ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 4 reports

CDC Press Conference on laboratory quality and safety after recent lab incidents - Transcript

11:30 a.m. ETKATHERINE LYON DANIEL: Good morning. I'm Associate Director for Communication at CDC. Welcome to our guests in the room, to those watching on IPTV, on satellite. Today's briefing from CDC highlights steps to improve laboratory safety after ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. inspectors find further anthrax violations, mishandling

By (Reuters) - A second U.S. investigation into the anthrax breach at federal laboratories found major safety lapses, from keys left in supposedly locked refrigerators containing anthrax to the use of disinfectants that had passed their use-by dates, ... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 2 reports

CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed to anthrax

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. authorities increased to 84 people their count of government workers potentially exposed to live anthrax at three laboratories in Atlanta as they investigated a breach in safety procedures for handlin... ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 3 reports

Anthrax Scare At The CDC

Anthrax Bacteria Grow in a Petri DishDr. Todd Parker. Ph.D.; Assoc. Director for Lab. Science/DPEI(Acting) and LRN Training Coordinator In a surprising and scary lapse, around 75 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention workers may have been ... [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Jun 20 2014]

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"earlier this month, the agency put a hold on a tekmira pharmaceuticals corp clinical trial of tkm-ebola, one of the few ebola treatments advanced enough to be tested in people" reported Reuters Julie Steenhuysen...

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U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlan... [Published Reuters - 21 hours ago]
U.S. aid workers released from Atlanta hospital... [Published Sharenet - Aug 21 2014]
Ebola Drug Firm Shares Go Bonkers After FDA Ann... [Published Business Insider - Aug 08 2014]
Ebola Drug Firm Shares Go Bonkers After FDA Ann... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 08 2014]
UPDATE 2-U.S. ratchets up Ebola response, offic... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
UPDATE 1-Tekmira Ebola drug gets regulator chan... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
TEKMIRA HALTED (TKMR) [Published Clusterstock - Aug 07 2014]
U.S. CDC activates high-level emergency operati... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
U.S. biosafety experts watch every step in care... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 05 2014]
U.S. FDA says 'stands ready' to work with compa... [Published CNBC - Aug 02 2014]
Ebola-Infected Doctor Reportedly Asks For Exper... [Published Business Insider - Aug 01 2014]
UPDATE 5-Ebola patient coming to U.S. as aid wo... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 01 2014]
US advises against non-essential travel to Guin... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Jul 31 2014]
CDC Director Warns Of Antibiotic-Resistant "Pan... [Published Red Orbit - Jul 24 2014]
Exclusive: U.S. says government lab workers pos... [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 24 2014]
U.S. CDC says to announce safety advisory panel... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 22 2014]
U.S. CDC says it 'may never know' how bird flu ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 21 2014]
Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab saf... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 18 2014]
Before anthrax mishap, CDC made similar lab saf... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 17 2014]
CDC Press Conference on laboratory quality and ... [Published Noodls - Jul 17 2014]
UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers press CDC chief over 'd... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 16 2014]
U.S. lawmakers press CDC chief over 'dangerous ... [Published WKZO-AM - Jul 16 2014]
Numerous lapses at CDC prior to live anthrax re... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 16 2014]
U.S. officials purge biosafety board in midst o... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Jul 15 2014]
U.S. inspectors find further anthrax violations... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 14 2014]
How to fix U.S. biosecurity leaks? Close some labs [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 14 2014]
Mississippi baby thought cured of HIV no longer... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jul 10 2014]
Smallpox vials from 1950s found in U.S. lab sto... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jul 09 2014]
U.S. CDC tests suggest anthrax exposures 'highl... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 30 2014]
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Ebola Drug Firm Shares Go Bonkers After FDA Ann... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 08 2014]
Shares of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals are up by around 16% in premarket trading. On Thursday afternoon, management announced that the FDA loosened a hold on the Ebola treatment in the company's development pipeline. "[T]he U.S. Food & Drug Administration ...
TEKMIRA HALTED (TKMR) [Published Clusterstock - Aug 07 2014]
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals has been halted for trading pending news. The $300 million biotech firm has received lots of attention recently due to its unapproved drug TKM-Ebola, a treatment for the deadly virus ravaging people in West Africa. "Earlier ...
Mississippi baby thought cured of HIV no longer... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jul 10 2014]
By Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) - A toddler thought to have been cured of HIV now has detectable levels of the virus in her blood, the child's doctors and U.S. health officials said on Thursday. The Mississippi child's stunning story, first... ...
Smallpox vials from 1950s found in U.S. lab sto... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jul 09 2014]
By Julie Steenhuysen and David Beasley CHICAGO/ATLANTA (Reuters) - Stray vials of the deadly smallpox virus from the 1950s have been discovered at a federal lab near Washington, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday, the second lapse discovered i... ...
U.S. CDC tests suggest anthrax exposures 'highl... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 30 2014]
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advising some employees to stop taking antibiotics to ward off a possible anthrax infection after preliminary tests suggest it is "highly unlikel... ...
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