Local media reports (see Unusual respiratory virus strikes metro kids) from Kansas City, Mo. indicate that a rarely seen – and not yet well understood – respiratory virus called HEV 68 (Human Enterovirus...

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The aim is to stop ongoing Ebola transmission worldwide within 6–9 months, while rapidly managing the consequences of any further international spread. It also recognizes the need to address, in parallel,...

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday issued interim guidance on the handling of human remains in those infected with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). In Africa, ritual buriels are...

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CDC is heartened to learn that the two U.S. citizens treated at Emory University Hospital for Ebola have been discharged from the hospital and can rejoin their families and communities. CDC has advised...

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The World Health Organization released the following information note Sunday concerning Ebola transmission and food safety: Ebola: general information Currently an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD)...

This is a reprint from an article published Oct. 2010. Of course everyone has heard by now the appalling discovery unearthed by Wellesley College professor, Susan Reverby on how the US Public Health...

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On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the updated Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case definition: Early recognition is critical for infection control. Health care providers...

While billionaire real estate investor, Donald Trump was spouting off negatively on Twitter at the beginning of the month about the return of the two US Ebola patients, Dr. Kent Brantly and Mrs Nancy Writebol...

The World Health Organization (WHO) Ebola virus disease factsheet notes that ebolaviruses may be transmitted via the semen of a male who is getting over an ebolavirus infection, for a period of 7-weeks...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States is experiencing an alarming increase in the number of bedbug...