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Tag : Ebola outbreak 2014

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  • A pharmacist's journey through the Ebola epidemic

    12 MAR 2015 By Claire Liew

    Pharmacist Claire Liew is currently volunteering at an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone. She explains how the disease has affected everyday life.

  • Biology of the Ebola virus

    A visual guide to the Ebola virus epidemic Subscription

    30 SEP 2014 16:05 By Dawn Connelly

    As the 2014 Ebola virus epidemic continues to escalate, we chart the latest epidemiological data alongside an insight into the pathology of Ebola virus disease and the biological processes being targeted by drug and vaccine developers.

  • Ebola advice for NHS staff Subscription

    25 SEP 2014 9:49

    The Department of Health and Public Health England have published a letter containing advice for healthcare professionals who want to volunteer to support those dealing with the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. The letter is available ...

  • Clinical trials of the VSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine have been halted because some participants developed joint pain after receiving the injection, says a press release issued by the University Hospitals of Geneva

    Ebola clinical trial suspended after volunteers complain of joint pains Subscription

    12 DEC 2014 16:49 By Joanna Lyford

    A phase I clinical trial of the fast-tracked Ebola vaccine VSV-ZEBOV has been halted in Switzerland because some trial participants developed mild joint pain.

  • European Union (EU) pledges 280 million euros for research to develop Ebola vaccines and diagnostic tests

    Ebola research gets a 280m euro boost from EU and drug industry Video Subscription

    6 NOV 2014 16:46

    The European Union has pledged 280m euro to a research project to develop vaccines and diagnostic tests for Ebola.

  • Jeremy Farrar, director of the Wellcome Trust on ebola trials being fast-tracked in Africa

    Ebola trials fast-tracked in Africa Subscription

    25 SEP 2014 16:25

    Experimental drugs for Ebola are to be fast-tracked in clinical trials being set up in West African states that are fighting the epidemic. 

  • Ebola update Subscription

    16 OCT 2014 15:39

    The Department of Health has issued an update on the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, providing a reminder of the need to remain vigilant for cases imported to the UK. The update is available from the DH website.

  • Ebola vaccine hope Subscription

    13 DEC 2003 0:00

    Researchers have successfully immunised mice against the deadly Ebola virus in the hope of developing a human vaccine. They used virus-like particles made of the Ebola virus’s two coat proteins. After exposure to the real virus, all of the immunised mice ...

  • An Ebola vaccine being developed by GlaxoSmithKline generates an immune response, according to initial testing of the vaccine in 60 healthy volunteers.

    Ebola vaccine tested in 60 volunteers shows immune response Subscription

    6 FEB 2015 16:38

    An Ebola vaccine being developed by GlaxoSmithKline and the US National Institutes of Health is well tolerated and generates an immune response, according to initial testing of the vaccine in 60 healthy volunteers.

  • Ebola facilities at the Royal Free Hospital in London

    Ebola: what pharmacists need to know Subscription

    27 AUG 2014 16:50 By Larry Goodyer
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    Pharmacists are ideally placed to help educate the public during the current outbreak of Ebola virus disease.

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