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Semen of Ebola's male survivors can carry the deadly virus for more than a year!

Semen of Ebola's male survivors can carry the deadly virus for more than a year!

Unprotected sexual intercourse was strongly suspected in the transmission of Ebola virus disease from a male survivor… to his female partner.

Breathalyser to detect flu made; one for Ebola next?

Breathalyser to detect flu made; one for Ebola next?

The difference is that these sensors are specific to the gas detected and can isolate biomarkers associated with the virus and indicate whether or not the patient has flu.

Now, blood test will predict survival outcome in patients suffering from Ebola virus

Now, blood test will predict survival outcome in patients suffering from Ebola virus

The new research provides data on the underlying causes of Ebola virus infection.

Lung-specific Ebola infection found: Study

Lung-specific Ebola infection found: Study

From 2013 to 2016, West Africa experienced an unprecedented outbreak of hemorrhagic Ebola.

Vaccine to combat deadly Ebola virus developed; found 100 percent effective in human trials!

Vaccine to combat deadly Ebola virus developed; found 100 percent effective in human trials!

The vaccine is the first to prevent infection from one of the most lethal known pathogens, according to the results published in The Lancet journal.  

Ebola virus may have mutated to become lethal for humans, says study

Ebola virus may have mutated to become lethal for humans, says study

Scientists say that the Ebola virus may have mutated to become more lethal to infect humans during the recent outbreak in West Africa.

Japanese Encephalitis in Odisha: Death toll plumps to 48 as three more succumb

Three more persons died of Japanese Encephalitis virus on Wednesday in Odisha`s Malkangiri district, taking the death toll to 48.

'Dengue, chikungunya need close attention in India'

Though India was not at risk of an Ebola outbreak, there have been many such outbreaks in the past, including bird flu and swine flu, Piot, co-discoverer of the Ebola virus and Director, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), said during his lecture at the Indian Institute of Public Health-Hyderabad (IIPH-H) in Hyderabad on Sunday night.

UN high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance: Five things to know!

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has become one of the biggest threats to global health and endangers other major priorities.

US, China hold NSA-level talks after South China Sea verdict

US, China hold NSA-level talks after South China Sea verdict

The US on Monday called for candour and openness ahead of NSA-level talks with China here, the first such high-level political dialogue since an international tribunal rejected Beijing's expansive claims over the strategic South China Sea.

Experts for central epidemiological database to deal with bio-terrorism

Experts on Thursday emphasised on a strong and well-integrated programme in sync with the different governmental arms to deal with bioterrorism, as diseases like Ebola and Zika could emerge as possible threats.

IS spreading like cancer, Ebola: UN

The war raging in Syria has "provided the perfect breeding ground for extremists and terrorists to take root in the society," UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told reporters in Geneva.

US to use Ebola funds to fight Zika virus

The US has announced that it is transferring nearly USD 600 million which was leftover from the largely successful fight against Ebola to combat the growing menace of Zika virus.

Fresh Ebola outbreak claims one in Liberian capital

The Librarian government on Friday confirmed a new Ebola case traced to a 30-year-old woman.

WHO confirms new Ebola case in Liberia

WHO said a 30-year-old woman died of Ebola on Thursday while being transferred to a hospital in the Liberian capital Monrovia.

Inovio Ebola vaccine shows positive results in phase I human trials

The vaccine was safe, tolerable, and generated strong T cell and antibody responses in its fully enrolled phase I study of 75 healthy subjects.

Ebola no longer poses global health risk: WHO

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no longer a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.

New form of Ebola virus may cause disease in humans

 The Reston virus, a member of the Ebola virus family which is known to circulate in domestic pigs in Asia, may acquire the few mutations necessary to cause disease in humans and to develop into a novel health threat, researchers have warned.

Guinea govt says two people have died from Ebola

Two people from the same family have died from Ebola in Guinea, the government said Thursday, the first re-emergence of the virus in the country since the outbreak there was declared over in December.

After Ebola and Zika, this new virus is poised to infect humans: Study

According to a new study, a SARS-like virus found in Chinese horseshoe bats may be poised to infect humans.