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Saturday 18 April, 2015

Need greater recovery efforts in Ebola-hit countries: UN

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.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday called for ramping up recovery efforts in West Africa where the Ebola virus had  More...

by BioNews | Published 4 months ago
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 Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Ebola toll nears 7,000 in West Africa

The number of Ebola-related deaths has reached around 6,900 in the three most affected countries  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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Global life expectancy increases by more than six years

Life expectancy around the world increased by 6.2 years between 1990 and 2013, according to a study published by The Lancet.  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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H5N8 bird flu strain reported in Italy

Highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu strain was reported at a turkey farm in northern Italy, media reported Wednesday. The outbreak was “ascertained” by local health authorities at the farm, which is located More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Slim chance of Ebola virus passing through organ donation

The risk of the Ebola virus passing from organ donor to recipient is extremely small, experts suggest.  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Thai village votes out 48 HIV patients

A village in Thailand has voted to kick out a charity that was housing 48 HIV-positive patients  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 Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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African Union to launch SMS resource mobilisation campaign against Ebola

The African Union (AU) will be launching the “Africa Against Ebola” SMS resource mobilisation campaign to raise funds for the fight against Ebola.  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Early detection can bring down mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Kunti Devi, a 39-year-old HIV positive patient, put her to-be-born child at risk of acquiring the virus as she was devoid of any treatment. Her child is not the  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Suspected Ebola patient being investigated in Pakistan

A suspected Ebola patient was detained by health officials at Karachi airport Monday.  More...

Launch of the Global Interfaith WASH Alliance in India  (Image credit: GIWA)
By BioNews On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Women leaders to work for better hygiene

Women leaders from different religions, countries and groups came together on the banks of the Ganga here Sunday to commit  More...