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Ebola outbreak

This page shows the latest Ebola outbreak news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

Urgent action needed to avoid Zika virus pandemic

Urgent action needed to avoid Zika virus pandemic

As concern about the outbreak of the Zika virus gathers pace, US researchers have warned that a rapid response is needed to avoid a possible pandemic. ... is likely cost thousands of lives during the Ebola outbreak, they claim.

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  • A Schengen area of healthcare A Schengen area of healthcare

    Although the EU and its member states provided an on-the-ground response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa last year, it took months of wrangling to get frontline responders

  • Ebola vaccine completely effective, say researchers Ebola vaccine completely effective, say researchers

    Ebola outbreak in West Africa (WHO | Stephane Saporito). An Ebola vaccine fast-tracked through clinical development has shown 100% efficacy in a phase III trial after a single dose, surpassing all ... Ebola outbreak as well as any future outbreaks.

  • Sharing knowledge to combat emerging threats Sharing knowledge to combat emerging threats

    So, by working on newer targets - like Ebola - allows the company to generate knowledge and find solutions to more classical targets. ... resistance to human and animal health, and needs to be prepared for emerging epidemics, as reminded by the outbreak

  • MERS-CoV deaths rise with few drugs in pipeline MERS-CoV deaths rise with few drugs in pipeline

    There are however, a few treatments that could potentially be made available on an emergency-use basis if the outbreak gains pace, as occurred with the Ebola outbreak last year, although ... response to the Ebola outbreak shows what can be achieved when

  • GSK: We had a social responsibility to work on Ebola GSK: We had a social responsibility to work on Ebola

    Ebola outbreak in West Africa (WHO | Stephane Saporito). GlaxoSmithKline, whose work on an Ebola vaccine continues apace, says it had a responsibility to target the disease, even though doing so came ... Declared an international health emergency by the

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  • Communicating in a crisis Communicating in a crisis

    Communicating in a crisis. GCI Health’ s Wendy Lund argues that health situations like the Ebola outbreak need to be treated on the same level as a natural disaster. ... Timeline of Ebola outbreak in West Africa. December 2013. Two-year-old child

  • The impending threat of antibiotic resistance The impending threat of antibiotic resistance

    The spread of bacteria resistant to antibiotics is an important health threat, far greater than the threat posed by the current Ebola outbreak as potentially every UK citizen could be affected.

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  • Merck names head of strategic communications Merck names head of strategic communications

    Commenting on her appointment, Gerbeding said: “ Whether containing the current Ebola outbreak, increasing vaccination rates or improving the overall health of people in communities, partnerships between public and private sector organisations

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