The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) built a modeling tool for called EbolaResponse, which is a spreadsheet that (1) allows user to estimate the number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases...

A nurse who was bitten by a Ebola-infected child in while serving in Sierra Leone is being flown to Switzerland, according to an Associated Press report today. The unidentified male nurse was wearing...

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone increased by more than 500 cases since the last World Health Organization (WHO) bringing the total cases and fatalities...

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...