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DRC: MSF treats 65 people with Ebola in first month of intervention in North Kivu

NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018—In its first month of responding to the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, the ...

Top 10: Spate of international flights quarantined at Western airports

THE DEADLY Ebola outbreak could escalate after the first case of a patient dying in the city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, experts ...

Ebola virus outbreak: What are the effects of Ebola? How does Ebola kill you?

Ebola's initial outbreak in 2014 has left a deep scar on the DRC, ravaging the land and killing thousands. Since the huge 2014 outbreak, smaller ...

UN, South Sudan enhance Ebola preparedness following outbreak in DRC

7 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations and South Sudan said on Friday that they have intensified preparedness and response activities against Ebola in the ...

Deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo reaches city of 1.4 million

BENI, Congo – Congo health officials say that a case of Ebola has been discovered in Butembo, a city of 1.4 million people in the country's northeast.

Ebola : une quipe de surveillance de la coordination installe Butembo

Un chantillon prlev sur une personne dcde Butembo s'est rvl positif la maladie virus Ebola, a-t-on appris du communiqu du ...

South Sudan intensifies Ebola preparedness in response to the outbreak in Democratic Republic ...

Juba, 6 September 2018 – In the aftermath of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that started in North ...

Ebola outbreak spreading in Congo

Congo has confirmed its first Ebola death in the eastern city of Butembo, the first urban outbreak of the virus in a major international trading hub with ...

IOM DR Congo Migration Health Division: Ebola Response - North Kivu Situation Report 2 (31 ...

Since the outbreak of the 10th Ebola virus disease, a month ago, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the outbreak continues to claim lives ...

Global Ebola Virus Vaccine Market Analysis by Size, Growth, Trends, Key Players and Forecast ...

The Report of Ebola Virus Vaccine Market Report is set up to convey the different parts of the market that will specifically impact the market ...

David Hayman investigates link between environment and disease in Whanganui talk

The Ebola virus killed at least 11,000 people when it was at epidemic level in West Africa from 2013-16. Why did it emerge from other primates - such ...

Southwest Airlines, health department investigating measles case

Children should get two doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, starting with the first dose at 12 to 15 months of age, and the second ...

Vaccination exemptions increasing in parts of KC metro

Vaccination exemptions increasing in parts of KC metro .... “Some of the fears are that their child is going to get autism,” said Landrum, quickly adding, ...

Southwest Airlines Passenger In Texas Diagnosed With Measles

COM) – A passenger on Southwest Airline flights from Dallas to Houston to Harlingen and back late last month was diagnosed with measles.

CU Public Health District offering hepatitis A vaccine

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District is making free hepatitis A vaccine available to people considered to be at higher risk ...

Get Felines Fixed For Free at Santa Maria Valley Humane Society

The Santa Maria Valley Humane Society will provide free spaying or neutering and a rabies vaccination for up to 100 cats on Sunday, Sept. 16, at its ...

Suspected measles case tests negative; students to return to school Friday

A person in Burleigh County believed to have been infected with measles tested negative for the virus, the North Dakota Department of Health said ...

Passengers warned after measles patient flew on 4 Southwest Airlines flights in Texas

A passenger who was later diagnosed with measles flew on four flights, including two in and out of Dallas Love Field, and may have exposed others to ...

As PEI kids head back to school, chief public health officer says immunization saves lives

“We know immunization in Canada has saved more lives than any other health intervention we've done in the last 50 years,” she said, adding it's one ...

PREPARING FOR FLU SEASON: Local school systems, health departments team up to provide flu ...

According to the Centers for Disease Control website, the nasal spray vaccine will also be available again this year and, "is approved for use in ...

Importance of The Measles Vaccination

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - So far this year, health officials have confirmed 124 cases of measles across the US. Experts say the best way to prevent the ...

As PEI kids head back to school, chief public health officer says immunization saves lives

Babies, for example, can't get the MMR vaccine, which protects against mumps, measles and rubella, until they are one year of age. So, in order to ...

Utah County Health Department dealing with two highly contagious illnesses

Cases of pertussis or whooping cough are on the rise. The health department is reporting double the cases from last year at 65 cases of pertussis ...

CDC investigates two more flights that landed with coughing passengers

The patients were treated with the flu vaccine and antivirals, reported the CDC in a statement. But the event yesterday started the spread of a different ...

Pet vaccination free clinic slated for Sept. 15

A free rabies immunization clinics for pets will be ongoing from 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Lockport town highway garage, 6560 Dysinger Road.

The Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Spreads to Another City

An outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed more than 80 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread to a major city, the Hill reports.

Creating Reasons to Live: Overcoming Gay-Bashing and Ebola in Africa

New York, N.Y. In 2017 the J. Luce Foundation awarded HIV & AIDS educator, activist and human rights defender-in-exile Ghislain Jol Nkontchou ...

Passengers on Four Southwest Flights, Two at Dallas Love, Warned of Possible Measles Exposure

NBC 5 Investigates has learned passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights in Texas may have been exposed to measles in the last 16 days.

NDDoH: Burleigh County measles case false positive, ends response

BISMARCK, N.D. - The North Dakota Department of Health says a reported case of measles in Burleigh County was a false positive. Per protocol, the ...

CDC approves use of nasal spray for the upcoming flu season

The Center for Disease Control is bringing back the nasal spray vaccine. It's been off the market for a few years, but after the 2016-17 flu season, ...

CDC: Measles Case Testing In Burleigh County Comes Back Negative

(NDDoH) was notified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... is included in a combination vaccine with mumps and rubella (known as ...

News Scan for Sep 06, 2018

According to an outbreak update from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), officials recorded three more confirmed cases of Ebola yesterday, ...

Measles testing comes back negative, state officials say

“Measles is one of the most contagious diseases in the world,” said Molly Howell, immunization program manager for the NDDoH. “We acted quickly ...

Flu Scan for Sep 06, 2018

She said the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state ... The strategy could stretch the supply of H5N1 vaccines, because fewer ...

FALSE ALARM: Individual from Burleigh County Thought to have Measles Tests Negative

The ND Department of Health received test results from the CDC that show the individual thought to have measles in Burleigh County was a false ...

Why the US faces a growing risk of epidemics

The main infectious disease epidemics to look out for: ... because of low vaccine coverage, in some cases well below the 90%–95% immunization ...

Hundreds turn out for first flu shot clinic

“The challenge from a public-health perspective is if a flu strain shifts quickly because our current vaccine manufacturing methods require us to make ...

Island focus: 49 students quarantined over rubella

Island focus: 49 students quarantined over rubella ... have been quarantined after being diagnosed with rubella, according to the local health agency.

CDC Releases Guidance for 2018-19 Influenza Season

Among those recommendations was the ACIP's call to reinstate use of the quadrivalent live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV4; FluMist). Among ...

Hepatitis A found in Ponderosa employee

“While the risk of contracting Hepatitis A from visiting Ponderosa is very low, people who have not been vaccinated against Hepatitis A and who ...

FIX Okemah continues to be a success

The $25 fee includes the surgery, DHLPP vaccination, Rabies vaccination and de-worming. Surgeries are only performed on Thursdays.

VBI Vaccines (VBIV) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.13

VBI Vaccines (VBIV) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.13 ... The company offers Sci-B-Vac, a third-generation hepatitis B vaccine for adults, children, ...

Meningitis Vaccine Market Research 2017 – Market Size, Share, Trends, Analysis and Growth ...

Meningitis Vaccine Market Report Deliver an in-depth assessment of the Meningitis Vaccine including qualifying Technologies, Key trends, Market ...

Hepatitis A Outbreak Grows To 94 Cases

Those at greatest risk of exposure to hepatitis A in the current outbreak ... Health Department staff be offering free hepatitis A vaccine to the at risk ...

Congo's Ebola outbreak spreads to new city

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced yesterday the deadly Ebola virus has spread to a new city, Butembo, a city with ...

EBOLA CRISIS: 'NO ONE should sleep well around WORLD' warns official after city outbreak

He added: “When you have an Ebola case confirmed in a city with one million people, no one should be sleeping well tonight around the world.” ...

Flu Vaccine Available At Vestavia Hills Schools

Vestavia Hills City Schools has made that easier as Alabama Immunization Partners, in association with the school system, is offering influenza ...

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals stock climbs on results of hepatitis B drug prospect

Shares of Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals soared nearly 60 percent in early trading Thursday after the company presented early clinical data showing ...

HPV Vaccine Safety Review Incomplete and Biased, Researchers Say

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been pushing to get those vaccination rates up and address safety concerns. The Cochrane ...

Challenges posed by equine flu virus explored in fresh review

Better methods for assessing vaccine potency need to be designed to improve the protection of horses from equine influenza, a review suggests.

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