Ebola resurgences in West Africa suggest the virus can linger longer than expected

In 40 years of Ebola outbreaks, there has never been one as complicated as the epidemic currently smoldering in West Africa. Since December 2013, the virus has killed more than 11,000 people. The fight to stop the deadly disease has made significant progress, with the World Health Organization (WHO) declaring in March that Ebola was […]

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World Health Organization is responsible from re emerging of EBOLA – Fort Worth Daily Science

World Health Organization is responsible from re emerging of EBOLA

A panel of global health experts has strongly criticized the World Health Organization, saying it mishandled the response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The panel, convened by Harvard Global Health Institute and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, called for extensive reform in the way infectious diseases are managed around the […]

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Ebola has re-emerged in Liberia

Liberia has placed 153 people under surveillance as it seeks to control a new Ebola outbreak in the capital more than two months after the country was declared free of the virus, health officials said. Three Ebola cases emerged in Liberia. The first of the new patients was a 15-year-old boy called Nathan Gbotoe from […]

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Zika Different Than Ebola

Zika Different Than Ebola

There is at least one major difference between Ebola and the Zika virus: Zika can’t be transmitted through “casual contact,” health officials said. So if a patients shows signs of Zika — which include mild fever, skin rash, conjunctivitis or red eye, muscle and joint pain and fatigue — they’re treated with standard procedures like […]

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Ebola Crisis Might Hold Clues for Fighting Zika Virus

Ebola Crisis Might Hold Clues for Fighting Zika Virus

The Zika virus has become a major health concern for people around the world. They are worried that it could become a crisis like the Ebola epidemic. The Ebola virus disease killed over 11,000 people during a two-year outbreak that started in West Africa in 2014. In West African nations, people now know how the […]

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Australian Flying Foxes May Hold the Key To Ebola Eradication

Unlike humans, bats keep their immune systems switched on all the time, and scientists believe this could hold the key to protecting people from deadly diseases like Ebola. Bats are a natural host for more than 100 viruses, some of which are lethal to people, including Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Ebola and Hendra virus, […]

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