Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch ship set for new mission to Ebola-hit countries

Dutch navy transport ship Karel Doorman will on Friday return to West Africa to deliver dozens of vehicles, food and medical kit in the fight against Ebola, officials said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ebola aid dogged by coordination lags in Guinea

Eight months into West Africa's Ebola outbreak, aid efforts in Guinea still suffer from poor coordination, hampering deployments of international support to help quell a virus that has killed more than 1,200 people in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

MSF moves Ebola preparedness training online

Medical aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Tuesday launched an online training programme aimed at helping aid workers involved in fighting the raging Ebola outbreak.

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Federal officials cast doubt on Ebola travel ban

Top government health officials say they are opposed to placing a ban on travelers from Ebola-infected countries, warning that shutting down borders could impede efforts by aid workers to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fourth American with Ebola to be flown to US for care

A fourth American who contracted Ebola in West Africa was expected to arrive in the U.S. for care Tuesday and will be treated at an Atlanta hospital where two other aid workers successfully recovered from the disease, the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Full recovery possible for two US Ebola patients

(HealthDay)—The two American aid workers being treated for Ebola virus face a long, hard road to full recovery, but shouldn't endure long-term illness or disability because of their brush with the deadly pathogen, says ...

Medications

WHO meets on experimental Ebola drug use (Update)

As the world scrambles to stem the rapid spread of the killer Ebola virus, the World Health Organization hosted a meeting on Monday to discuss the ethics of using experimental drugs.

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