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Newswise: Community-Based Wildlife Carcass Surveillance Is Key for Early Detection of Ebola Virus

Article ID: 718179

Community-Based Wildlife Carcass Surveillance Is Key for Early Detection of Ebola Virus

Wildlife Conservation Society

WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and NIH (National Institutes of Health) scientists partnered with the Republic of Congo Ministry of Health to develop a low-cost educational outreach program and surveillance system for wildlife mortality that has continued now for over a decade.

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28-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Machine Learning Helps Create Detailed, Efficient Models of Water

Article ID: 717087

Machine Learning Helps Create Detailed, Efficient Models of Water

Department of Energy, Office of Science

A team devised a way to better model water’s properties. They developed a machine-learning workflow that offers accurate and computationally efficient models.

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9-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 717241

Existing anti-parasitic drug could offer treatment for Ebola

Boston Children's Hospital

Amid the worsening Ebola outbreak in the Congo, now threatening to spill into Rwanda, a new study suggests that an existing, FDA-approved drug called nitazoxanide could potentially help contain this deadly

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8-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 716040

Declaration of PHEIC in DRC Should Spur Support, Not Fear

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The World Health Organization’s declaration today that the year-long Ebola crisis is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern is hoped to raise much-needed awareness and resources for preparedness and control efforts across the region. The decision was made following new incidents highlighting risks of repeated cross-border spread of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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18-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: New Transmission Model for Ebola Predicted Latest Uganda Cases

Article ID: 714872

New Transmission Model for Ebola Predicted Latest Uganda Cases

Kansas State University

A new risk assessment model for the transmission of Ebola accurately predicted its spread into the Republic of Uganda, according to the Kansas State University researchers who developed it. They published "Risk assessment of Ebola virus disease spreading in Uganda using a multilayer temporal network" in bioRxiv before the Uganda cases.

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25-Jun-2019 8:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 713628

Ebola Crisis in DRC Demands Immediate, Ongoing Investments

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA)

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu province remains uncontrolled despite heroic efforts on the part of international and local responders. The spread of the disease continues to pose imminent risks of cross-border transmission. In its 11th month, the outbreak has claimed nearly 1,300 lives.

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29-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: NIH awards $35 million grant to establish global Consortium to develop treatments for Ebola, Lassa and other viral threats
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    29-May-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 713521

NIH awards $35 million grant to establish global Consortium to develop treatments for Ebola, Lassa and other viral threats

La Jolla Institute for Immunology

La Jolla Institute Professor Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D., will lead a five-year global effort totaling up to $35 million that brings together experts from around the world to streamline and accelerate the development of immunotherapeutics against emerging and re-emerging viral threats. The international consortium is funded through the Centers of Excellence for Translational Research (CETR) program at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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27-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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