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Militant attacks on health-care personnel and members of the Congolese army have hindered a global response to a growing outbreak of the Ebola virus in... [Read More]
UN concerned by conflicts in DRC, warning that violence and Ebola outbreak could hamper December poll. [Read More]
The FDA indicated in the summer of 2016 that it had given Merck's vaccine, provisionally called V920, a "breakthrough therapy designation." [Read More]
Merck (MRK) has initiated the rolling submission of its U.S. marketing application seeking approval for its vaccine for Ebola Zaire disease, V920 (rVSV∆G-Z... [Read More]
V920 is the Company's Investigational Vaccine for Ebola Zaire... [Read More]
Informal medical centres 'major drivers' in transmitting disease, says emergencies chief Dr Peter Salama... [Read More]
Scientists have successfully engineered novel DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) targeting Zaire Ebolavirus that were effective in preclinical models. Study results showed that DMAbs were expressed... [Read More]
The outbreak has already killed more than 200 people. Its location, among two armed groups and a dense population, makes it extremely challenging. [Read More]
Peter Salama, the World Health Organization's emergency response chief, says makeshift medical centres which don't have running water and reuse needles are spreading ebola. [Read More]
The emergencies chief for the World Health Organization says he expects Congo's Ebola outbreak will last at least another six months, and says informal health... [Read More]
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The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, the World... [Read More]
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has become the worst in the country's history. Congo's health ministry... [Read More]
Unless the strategy for responding is adjusted, the disease could spiral out of control. [Read More]
Chembio Diagnostics Inc. has won approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration for emergency use of its Ebola test, officials said. [Read More]
Health officials in Democratic Republic of Congo are planning to launch a clinical trial of four Ebola treatments as the country faces the worst outbreak... [Read More]
In 2014, an Ebola outbreak ravaged three West African countries. Now many of the same communities are facing a new health struggle: mental illness. In... [Read More]
Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General. [Read More]
Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. [Read More]
The Ebola outbreak in Congo has infected nearly 330 people, making it the worst in the troubled nation's history. The tally exceeds that of... [Read More]