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Monday 04 May, 2015

WHO approves Indian meningitis vaccine for African infants

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has opened the door to routine immunization of infants  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Sierra Leone extends ‘Operation Surge’ to fight Ebola

Sierra Leone has decided to extend by another two weeks, an initiative to combat the spread the Ebola.  More...

This image shows the countries at risk of Ebola transmission from animal host species to the human population. The scale reflects the relative probability that transmission of Ebola from a host animal to a human could occur. Areas in red are those where transmission is most likely, whereas those areas shown in blue represent the least likely. Image Credit: Pigott et al.
By BioNews On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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US military spends nearly $400 million to fight Ebola

The US defence department has spent $384.9 million, as of Jan 5, in response to the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) that broke out  More...

Inder Verma
By BioNews On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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India needs to invest in cancer, diabetes research: US scientist

India needs to invest in research in emerging challenges such as diabetes, cancer and neurological disorders  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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Suspected Ebola infected aid worker evacuated to Sweden

An aid worker who cared for Ebola patients in West Africa has been evacuated to Sweden on  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, January 4th, 2015
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South Korean suspected of Ebola hospitalized in Berlin

A South Korean health worker suspected of Ebola was admitted Saturday to Berlin’s Charite  More...

Pauline Cafferkey
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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British Ebola nurse in critical condition: Hospital

A British nurse, who was diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Sierra Leone  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Biden urges Americans to get medical insurance quickly

US Vice President Joe Biden Saturday urged Americans to sign up for medical insurance under  More...

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By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Men in conflicts have more wives, children

Under certain conditions, violent conflict may offer a biological benefit to those who take part in it  More...

This image shows the countries at risk of Ebola transmission from animal host species to the human population. The scale reflects the relative probability that transmission of Ebola from a host animal to a human could occur. Areas in red are those where transmission is most likely, whereas those areas shown in blue represent the least likely. Image Credit: Pigott et al.
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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Over 20,000 people contracted Ebola in 2014: WHO

The number of people infected with the deadly Ebola virus reached 20,381 people by the end of 2014, and 7,989 of them died of  More...