Researchers from Arizona State University and Harvard University predict 6,800 possible new Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in West Africa in the month of September if new control measures are not enacted,...

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NIAID scientists and their Central African and French colleagues have developed a tool to detect high blood levels of the parasitic worm Loa loa, a risk factor for adverse reactions to the broad-spectrum...

In an Ebola situation roadmap released by the World Health Organization (WHO) today, UN health officials provide updates to the West Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Ebola Virus Disease...

The polio outbreak that struck the Horn of Africa affected 217 people in the three countries and now there are reports of an additional case of wild poliovirus 1 (WPV-1) in Somalia, the 6th case (5 in...

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A team of specialized officers from the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is being prepared to deploy to manage and staff a previously announced U.S. Department of Defense hospital in Liberia...

Some dire news from the World Health Organization (WHO) was announced today as the case count and deaths from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) continues it’s rise. As of Sept. 13, there has been 4963...

Just days after the university student from Guinea has recovered from the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Dakar, Senegal, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports the situation remains stable in the...

One day after the The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced they would give $50 million to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen said it’s time to tackle...

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Between 2 and 9 September 2014, there have been 31 more cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), increasing the cumulative number of cases to 62 (14 confirmed,...

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The United States announced today that it will support the African Union’s (AU) urgent deployment of trained and equipped medical workers to West Africa—the single largest injection of critical personnel...