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BRICS nations commit to enhance cooperation on health matters

The BRICS members praised the establishment of a "long-term mechanism" for traditional medicine exchanges and committed themselves to enhance cooperation on health issues.

published on : 4th September 2017

Ebola can persist in survivor's semen 2 years after infection

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.

published on : 3rd August 2017

Ebola virus persists in monkeys that survive disease: study

The team demonstrates persistent Ebola virus replication in the eye, brain, and testes of animals.

published on : 19th July 2017

WHO eyes vaccine trial for Ebola-hit DR Congo

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.

published on : 18th May 2017

Ebola returns to Congo, WHO assessing extent of outbreak

The outbreak is reported in a remote and hard to reach area and appears to be geographically relatively limited, the WHO said.

published on : 15th May 2017

Hepatitis drug shows promise to help cut Ebola death rate

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.

published on : 22nd March 2017

Horse antibodies could effectively treat Ebola infection

The treatment suppressed viral loads significantly and protected the animals from mortality.

published on : 7th February 2017