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WHO calls on the medical community to unite in greater R&D efforts for these 8 diseases to develop treatments and vaccines to help control outbreaks.
Red Cross officials say nearly USD 6 million meant to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa went missing because of suspected fraud.
Scientists have developed a novel smartphone-based test that uses a single drop of blood from a patient to detect HIV in just 10 seconds.
The BRICS members praised the establishment of a "long-term mechanism" for traditional medicine exchanges and committed themselves to enhance cooperation on health issues.
The research team observed the detection of Ebola virus RNA in the semen of men who had previously had a negative test of their semen in some cases.
The team demonstrates persistent Ebola virus replication in the eye, brain, and testes of animals.
Last week DR Congo declared an outbreak of the highly contagious disease, the eighth to date in a sprawling country five times the size of France.
The outbreak is reported in a remote and hard to reach area and appears to be geographically relatively limited, the WHO said.
Interferon beta-1a treatment was provided to Ebola-stricken patients and was inferred that viral blood clearance was faster in those patients treated with the drug with decline in clinical symptoms.
The treatment suppressed viral loads significantly and protected the animals from mortality.