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No DC area patients have Ebola, health officials say

Washington Post - 03 Oct 2014
No patients at Washington-area hospitals who were being evaluated for Ebola have the deadly disease, health officials say. A patient at Howard University Hospital had been “ruled out” as an Ebola case, officials there said Saturday, while a patient at ...
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Photojournalist Examines Post-Ebola Life in Sierra Leone

Georgetown University The Hoya - 18 Sep 2017
Photojournalism has the power to raise awareness for otherwise forgotten stories, according to photojournalist Sara May at an opening of her exhibit detailing the aftermath of the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone at the Washington, D.C. Leica Store on Friday.
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Military Tropical Medicine Course Provides Valuable Training

Pentagram - 25 Aug 2017
MTM educates medical providers on historic war-time diseases and emerging infectious diseases, such as diarrhea, as well as more severe viral event outbreaks from leishmaniasis, viral hemorrhagic fever, malaria, Zika virus and Ebola. The overarching ...
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Five Emory nurses named fellows of the American Academy of Nursing

Emory News Center - 24 Aug 2017
Five Emory nurses will be inducted as 2017 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. The Academy is composed of more than 2,000 of the nation's most accomplished nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research, and selection ...
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19 Best Things to Do in LA This Week

L.A. Weekly - 21 Sep 2017
Litt was lead writer on four White House Correspondents' Dinners, supplying jokes you probably laughed at in a gentler, simpler time when all we had to worry about was Ebola and the end of 30 Rock. Currently the head writer at Funny or Die in D.C ...
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WHO: Up to 20 Ebola cases, and three deaths, reported in Congo

Washington Times - 18 May 2017
In this undated colorized transmission electron micrograph file image made available by the CDC shows an Ebola virus virion. Health authorities are investigating nine suspected cases of Ebola in a remote corner of northern Congo, including two deaths ...
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Sugars in breast milk may fight harmful bacteria directly

Science News Magazine (blog) - 08 Sep 2017
The results, published online June 1 in ACS Infectious Diseases and presented August 20 in Washington, D.C., at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting, raise all sorts of possibilities. Perhaps these sugars keep Group B Strep in check and so ...
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ASU engineer's lab partnering with US Army to improve Ebola detection

Arizona State University - 01 Aug 2017
That reality was painfully clear during the 2014 Ebola outbreak when clinics struggled to prevent transmission from patients to caregivers overwhelmed by the disease. The deadly virus traveled across continents before its symptoms were detected and the ...
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Worse Than Ebola: US Not Preparing for the Next Bio-Threat - 01 May 2017
The U.S. government is slacking off on preparing for the next big pandemic or biological terrorism attack and is not only endangering its citizens but also missing out on a great opportunity to score political points, experts said Monday. Protecting ...
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Congo announces 9 suspected Ebola cases, including 3 deaths

WJLA - 14 May 2017
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — One person has been confirmed dead from Ebola in an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo as health authorities look into a total of nine suspected cases, including two other deaths, the country's health minister and the ...
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Congo declares end to Ebola outbreak after 4 deaths

WTOP - 01 Jul 2017
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health minister has declared an end to the country's Ebola outbreak. Health Minister Oly Ilunga Kalenga said in a statement Saturday that Congo has officially gone 42 days with no new recorded cases of the deadly virus.
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Ebola vaccine developed in Canada shows promising results

EurekAlert (press release) - 19 Jun 2017
A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease (EVD) vaccine, developed in Canada, was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in participants 6 months after immunization. The study, led by ...
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New Jersey agrees to new quarantine rules to end Ebola suit

WTOP - 28 Jul 2017
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey agreed to put in place new rules regarding quarantines after a nurse who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak filed a lawsuit against the state, according to the American ...

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