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Tag : Ebola outbreak 2014

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  • Standing up to Ebola Subscription

    9 OCT 2014

    Pharmacists may not be needed at the bedside in the present Ebola epidemic, but their experience in pharmaceutical logistics should be utilised.

  • European Medicines Agency to review Ebola therapies Subscription

    30 SEP 2014 17:50

    Experimental Ebola treatments are to be reviewed by the European Medicines Agency as part of the international response to the disease outbreak in West Africa.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer at the Department of Health, calls on UK pharmacists to volunteer in Ebola outbreak

    UK pharmacists asked to volunteer in Ebola outbreak

    25 SEP 2014 13:57

    UK pharmacists have been urged to volunteer in the fight against Ebola in West Africa in an open letter from four of the most senior figures in UK healthcare. 

  • 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 ...

  • Demand for hand sanitisers, bleach, gloves and face masks instantly grows as ebola spreads

    How pharmacists in Nigeria are helping to manage the Ebola outbreak

    23 SEP 2014 15:51 By Dr Sarah Marshall

    With a total of 90 representatives from Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon at this year’s FIP congress in Thailand, Ebola was a recurrent theme.

  • Virologists researching on the ebola virus in a laboratory

    First UK volunteer receives experimental Ebola vaccine Subscription

    17 SEP 2014 16:19

    An experimental Ebola vaccine has been tested in the first healthy UK volunteer, as part of a phase I clinical trial being conducted at the University of Oxford. 

  • Ebola volunteer health workers

    World Health Organization expedites trials for potential Ebola vaccines Subscription

    9 SEP 2014 14:03 By John Zarocostas

    The World Health Organization has announced that two vaccines will be expedited to clinical trials and could be available as soon as November 2014 for priority use in healthcare workers.

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    The Ebola outbreak

    29 AUG 2014 13:15

    International health organizations are struggling to contain the biggest Ebola outbreak on record. 

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