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WHO says more than 11,000 Ebola vaccines will go to Guinea

Published on Feb 18, 2021 07:38 PM IST

New diseases deadlier than Covid-19 could hit humans: Doctor who discovered Ebola warns

An airport staff member pushes trolleys at the entrance of Mumbai's airport in this file photo.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 03:10 PM IST

Chapare virus: All about the deadly virus that can spread between humans

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) announced on November 16 that the Chapare virus fever can also be spread via human-to-human contact (Image: cdc.gov)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 10:15 AM IST

WHO hopes to work with US on Ebola despite Donald Trump’s criticism on Covid-19

Director-General of the WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a news conference on the novel coronavirus.
Updated on Jun 11, 2020 05:22 AM IST

Ebola strikes Congo again, WHO says Covid-19 not the only health threat

File Photo: A health worker injects a woman with an Ebola vaccine during a trial in Monrovia.
Updated on Jun 02, 2020 10:39 AM IST

Congo records second Ebola death in days: WHO

An Ebola survivor who works as a caregiver, takes care of a one-year-old , an orphan whose mother died of Ebola, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, October 7, 2019.
Updated on Apr 12, 2020 04:53 PM IST

New Ebola case in Congo days before outbreak’s expected end

The new case was confirmed in Beni, a community which had been an epicenter of the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history.
Updated on Apr 10, 2020 09:52 PM IST

Russia says no threat of contamination after blast in lab holding smallpox

Russia has said there is no threat of contamination after an explosion and fire at a Soviet-era biological weapons facility in Siberia that stocked samples of the Ebola and smallpox viruses. (Representative Image)
Published on Sep 17, 2019 08:33 PM IST

Math has answers to how human behaviour spreads infectious diseases

Disease modelling could allow scientists to better prevent undesirable outcomes, such as more dangerous mutant strains from evolving and spreading.
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 10:48 AM IST

First experimental vaccines for Ebola given in Congo as WHO seeks to beat outbreak

Nurses working with the World Health Organization (WHO) prepare to administer vaccines at the town all of Mbandaka on May 21, 2018 during the launch of the Ebola vaccination campaign.
Updated on May 21, 2018 11:49 PM IST

Ebola deaths rise to 26 in Congo, use of experimental vaccine likely to start from this week

World Health Organization (WHO) medical supplies to combat the Ebola virus are seen packed in crates at the airport in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo on May 19.
Updated on May 20, 2018 04:55 PM IST

New outbreak of Ebola kills 17 in northwest DR Congo

Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola.
Updated on May 09, 2018 08:33 AM IST
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