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1 hr ago | Health.com

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans

An experimental Ebola drug previously given to two American aid workers successfully cured a group of monkeys infected with the deadly virus in laboratory tests, researchers report.

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5 hrs ago | The Horse

Horses and Infectious Disease

Learn about 20 important equine infectious diseases that could make your horse sick, how they are spread, and ways to prevent them in our easy-to-follow visual guide.

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9 hrs ago | Business Journal

FastTrack: Proventix

What does your company do? Proventix is a technology company whose mission is to eliminate the unnecessary human and economic costs of spreading infectious diseases within in our health care institutions and communities.

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13 hrs ago | Suria

Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill...

Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Straits Times

Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.

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Daily Camera

Broomfield's Corgenix Medical Corporation to be acquired by German firm Orgentec Diagnostika

Diana Nelson, research associate, applies samples to an ELISA plate testing the next generation Lassa virus test kit from Corgenix in Broomfield.

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Information Technology

Preventing the Spread of Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases - EPA...

Zimek announced today the release of the EPA's approval for an antimicrobial product to be used in the company's patented rapid decontamination fogging and micro-misting system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, FEMA, US News, US Military, US Army, Fort Detrick, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WAPT-TV Jackson

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, GlaxoSmithKline, Genetics

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Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly outbreak in West Africa.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, GlaxoSmithKline

Switched

Safety Testing Of Ebola Vaccine Will Begin Soon

The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD

Science Daily

Malaria symptoms fade on repeat infections due to loss of immune cells

Children who repeatedly become infected with malaria often experience no clinical symptoms with these subsequent infections, and a team of scientists has discovered that this might be due at least in part to a depletion of specific types of immune cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, World News, Uganda, Africa, UC San Francisco

Medical News

University of Liverpool researchers identify pathogens that pose greater risk to people in Europe

The pathogens posing the greatest risk to Europe based upon a proxy for impact have been identified by University of Liverpool researchers using a 'big data' approach to scientific research.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Baptist leaders urge faith-based groups to help ease suffering

The Ebola crisis in West Africa poses problems beyond the infectious disease. There are difficulties getting food to people who are staying home to avoid exposure.

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Science Daily

HIV antibodies block infection by reservoir-derived virus in laboratory study

A laboratory study lends further weight to the potential effectiveness of passive immunotherapy to suppress HIV in the absence of drug treatment.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Drugs, Medicine

Independent.ie

French urged to leave Ebola areas as death toll rises to 1,400

Senior Matron Breda Athan demonstrates the use of a high level isolation apparatus in the High Secure Infectious Disease Unit at The Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, London France has recommended its citizens leave the African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia because of the outbreak of Ebola, and Air France has temporarily suspended its three ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Sierra Leone, Africa

The Courier

Unaccompanied children pose little risk of spreading infectious disease

The Arkansas Department of Health, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has concluded that unaccompanied children who have arrived in the state from Central America pose little risk of spreading infectious diseases to the public.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Vaccinations, Health, Chickenpox

MYREPUBLICA.com

UN scientist with Ebola in Germany for treatment

Hamburg health department spokesman Roland Ahrendt said the man would be treated in the citys UKE hospital at the U.N. agencys request.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Japan sees 1st local dengue case in over 60 years

This undated photo released by National Institute of Infectious Diseases via Kyodo News, shows a tiger mosquito.

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Globe and Mail

Ebola: Can we learn from SARS?

A man reads a local newspaper with headline news about Ebola in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 5, 2014.

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Related Topix: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, Health, Nigeria, World News, Medicine, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Yahoo!

Japan sees 1st local dengue case in over 60 years

This undated photo released by National Institute of Infectious Diseases via Kyodo News, shows a tiger mosquito.

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