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US Monitors Contacts of Ebola Patient in Texas

Wall Street Journal - 30 Sep 2014
None of those suspected of coming into contact with Mr. Duncan has exhibited symptoms of Ebola, officials indicated. Health authorities will visit all contacts in person every day to take their temperatures and to ask about possible symptoms, Mr ...
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Sierra Leone News: Ebola money embezzlement trial continues

Awoko - 18 Jan 2018
The Executive Director, Programme Manager and Finance Officer of The Needy Today, a local NGO, were alleged to have misappropriated Le300 million meant for vulnerable groups affected by the Ebola outbreak in Makeni. According to State Prosecution ...
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CUREkids Holds Event for Ebola Orphans

The Bush Chicken - 20 Jan 2018
BUSHROD ISLAND, Montserrado – An NGO caring for Ebola orphans recently held an event at the Chevron Park where toys and food items were distributed to 60 children. The Caring Understanding Respect for Exceptional kids, known more succinctly as CUREkids ...
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Diagnosing Immunity to Ebola With Paper Tests & Smartphones

Technology Networks - 19 Jan 2018
A promising new approach to detect immunity to Ebola virus infection has been developed by researchers from i-sense in a collaboration between UCL and Imperial College London. Published in ACS Nano, the new approach uses lateral flow technology ...
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Natural and unnatural peptides team up to target Ebola

Chemistry World - 16 Jan 2018
To use the platform against Ebola the team engineered a vesicular stomatitis virus pseudotyped with the glycoprotein from the Zaire strain of Ebola (rVSV–zEBOV). This concept maintained the glycoprotein's tertiary structure but meant the researchers ...
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UCLA research team finds that Ebola survivors retain immunity

Daily Bruin - 12 Jan 2018
UCLA researchers have discovered that Ebola survivors retain immunity to the virus even 40 years after contracting the disease. In a study published in December, UCLA researchers led by Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology, demonstrated ...
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Nigeria unveils drugs for treatment of Ebola, malaria

Xinhua - 19 Jan 2018
LAGOS, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria on Friday said it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases. Karniyus Gamaniel, director general of National Institute for ...
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Ebola immunity detector has been developed, scientists reveal

Imperial College London - 18 Jan 2018
Ebola immunity detector has been developed, scientists reveal. by Caroline Brogan 18 January 2018. main image. Ebola virus with an immune cell. A prototype device for gauging patients' immunity to Ebola has been developed by a multi-institutional team ...
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Ebola virus inhibited

Science Daily - 29 Dec 2017
'When the Ebola virus enters the human cell, its only purpose is to copy itself, fast. First it must copy all its proteins, then its genetic material. But by inhibiting a specific enzyme we rob the Ebola virus of its ability to copy itself. And that ...
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New technology for diagnosing immunity to Ebola

Phys.Org - 15 Jan 2018
Published in ACS Nano, the new approach uses lateral flow technology, similar to that of a pregnancy test, coupled with smartphones to provide a promising alternative to lab-based testing. "This research represents a major milestone for i-sense and ...
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Scientists Manage to Inhibit Ebola Reproduction in Lab

Haaretz - 16 Jan 2018
Scientists have managed to inhibit the reproduction of ebola virus in laboratory conditions. Whether the breakthrough can translate into an actual drug is an open question, but the good news is that if it can, the product is likely to work on all ebola ...
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Novel Technique Prevents Ebola from Copying Itself

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - 02 Jan 2018
Scientists from the University of Copenhagen and Phillips Universität Marburg report that they were able to prevent the Ebola virus from copying itself by inhibiting a specific enzyme. “And that may potentially prevent an Ebola infection from spreading ...
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Medical Discovery News: New Ebola-related outbreak threatens Africa

ReporterNews.com - 15 Jan 2018
Just when it seemed that people in Africa were safe again after the devastating Ebola outbreak, we have a new worry. An outbreak of a related virus known as Marburg Virus has begun in a city called Turkana along the Kenya-Uganda border in East Africa ...
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Pinprick test designed for Ebola heads for field trial

SciDev.Net - 11 Jan 2018
In the last months of West Africa's outbreak of Ebola, as the disease was fading away at the end of a two-year epidemic that took a devastating toll, biochemist Sterghios Moschos was putting the finishing touches on a new diagnostic test he hoped would ...
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MEDICAL DISCOVERY NEWS: New outbreak echoes Ebola

Corpus Christi Caller-Times - 11 Jan 2018
Just when it seemed that people in Africa were safe again after the devastating Ebola outbreak, we have a new worry. An outbreak of a related virus known as Marburg virus has begun in a city called Turkana along the Kenya-Uganda border in East Africa ...

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