Julie Steenhuysen

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Name: Julie Steenhuysen
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 2-U.S. CDC says Ebola threatens stability of stricken countries

(Adds details on U.S. doctor, experimental drug) By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The world's worst Ebola outbreak is threatening the stability of affected and neighboring countries in West Africa, and requires a "massive" effort to bring ... [Published Wards Auto.com - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Mutating Ebola viruses not as scary as evolving ones

Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from the surface of a Vero cell (African green monkey kidney epithelial cell line. NIAIDMy social media accounts today are cluttered with stories about “mutating” Ebola viruses. The usually excellent ... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

White House orders U.S. labs to take inventory of infectious agents

(Reuters) - The White House has ordered federally funded labs working with infectious agents to conduct an immediate inventory of the pathogens in their labs and review their safety and security protocols, according to a memo released on Thursday.The ... [Published Reuters - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists find mild cases of MERS among patients' families

4:06 p.m. CDTBy Julie SteenhuysenCHICAGO (Reuters) - Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, and many of those who developed secondary infections contracted mild cases ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. flies home staffer who had 'low-risk' contact with Ebola: CDC

(Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Monday it flew an employee back to the United States from West Africa after the staff member came in contact with an international healthcare worker who later tested positive for ... [Published Reuters - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 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 Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 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 - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Atlanta, ZMapp, Liberia
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 4 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 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]
First reported May 19 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 2 reports

Illinois MERS patient 'not infectious'; Florida patient released

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois man who had tested positive for antibodies to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus in his blood is no longer infectious, state health officials said on Monday. The case in Illinois was t... ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - May 19 2014]

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Guinea: CDC Telebriefing on the Update on Ebola... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 04 2014]
Like regular cigarettes, e-cigs a "gateway" to ... [Published CNBC - Sep 03 2014]
Global | For the record: CDC Telebriefing on th... [Published Big Medicine - Sep 03 2014]
West Africa struggles to contain Ebola as warni... [Published Sharenet - Sep 03 2014]
UPDATE 2-U.S. CDC says Ebola threatens stabilit... [Published Wards Auto.com - Sep 02 2014]
U.S. CDC says Ebola threatening stability of af... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 02 2014]
Mutating Ebola viruses not as scary as evolving... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 02 2014]
White House orders U.S. labs to take inventory ... [Published Reuters - Aug 29 2014]
Gene studies of Ebola in Sierra Leone show viru... [Published London South East - Aug 28 2014]
Scientists find mild cases of MERS among patien... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 27 2014]
U.S. flies home staffer who had 'low-risk' cont... [Published Reuters - Aug 27 2014]
E-cigs may be tempting non-smoking youths to sm... [Published Reuters - Aug 25 2014]
U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlan... [Published Reuters - Aug 21 2014]
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]
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]
Insight: CDC didn't heed own lessons from 2004 ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 29 2014]
Exclusive: U.S. government scientists retrace e... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 27 2014]
CDC reassigns director of lab behind anthrax bl... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 24 2014]
Exclusive: CDC reassigns director of lab behind... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 23 2014]
CDC says more lab workers may have been exposed... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 20 2014]
U.S. CDC says more lab workers may have been ex... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 20 2014]
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Guinea: CDC Telebriefing on the Update on Ebola... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 04 2014]
Source: Centers for Disease Control and PreventionCountry: Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone KATHERINE LYON DANIEL: Welcome to the CDC's media briefing about the ongoing CDC response to the Ebola outbreak. Thank to those ...
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... ...
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