In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fear
In Congo, an Ebola survivor with a motorbike helps ease fears _ and never mind the vomit
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2019Source: EpidemicsAuthor(s): C. Reed Hranac, Jonathan C. Marshall, Ara Monadjem, David T.S. HaymanAbstractEbola virus disease (EVD) presents a threat to public health throughout equatorial Africa. Despite numerous ‘spillover’ events into humans and apes, the maintenance reservoirs and mechanism of spillover are poorly understood. Evidence suggests fruit bats play a role in both instances, yet data remain sparse and bats exhibit a wide range of life history traits. Here we pool sparse data and use a mechanistic approach to examine how birthing cycles of African f...
Congo’s president hopes deadly Ebola outbreak will end in the coming weeks
An outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be eradicated by the end of 2019, Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi said on Friday.
[Deutsche Welle] Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have started using a second vaccine to fight Ebola. The country is struggling to contain what is now the world's second-worst outbreak of the deadly virus on record.
This study provides a better understanding of GP expression and processing in BmN cells, which may lay a foundation for EBOV-GP expression using the BmNPV baculovirus expression system.
Merck's Ebola vaccine gets approved while public health workers deploy Janssen's
THURSDAY, Nov. 14, 2019 -- The world's first Ebola vaccine has been approved by the European Commission, and it was quickly prequalified by the World Health Organization. The Ervebo vaccine is made by Merck and is being used in a " compassionate use " ...
Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson&Johnson, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help combat the world's second-worst outbreak of the virus on record.
[SAnews.gov.za] The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says it has not had any positive Ebola cases in South Africa or its neighbouring countries.
[News24Wire] Reports that a woman who displayed symptoms associated with the Ebola virus crossed the Ficksburg border in the Free State have been revealed to have been a simulation exercise.