Should Ebola Be Grounds For College Rejection?

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 15:07

A Texas community college is under fire after rejecting two Nigerian applicants on the grounds that their home country has confirmed cases of Ebola, raising the question of whether Americans should be included due to the recent U.S. cases.

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Ebola Is Striking Terror Into Americans — For No Reason

By | Sun, 10/12/2014 - 09:59

A new survey shows that more than a quarter of Americans see Ebola as a major public health threat, despite the fact only one victim developed symptoms in the country.


Fourth Ebola Patient Arrives In US For Care

By | Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:26

A fourth Ebola patient, who has not been named publicly, arrived in the U.S. Tuesday and will be taken to the same facility where missionaries Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly were treated last month.

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UN Asks For $600M To Stop Ebola Amid Increasing Desperation

By | Sat, 09/06/2014 - 10:21

The United Nations is pleading for a $600 million infusion to stop the Ebola outbreak within six to nine months, as the spread of the disease shows no sign of stopping.

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How Ebola Affects The Immune System

By | Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:00

Doctors have figured out how Ebola shuts down the body's natural immune system, which could offer hope for shutting down Ebola.

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The All-Natural 'Ebola Cure' That Doesn't Really Cure Anything At All

By | Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:35

A homeopath blogger has invented and published a home treatment for Ebola that's actually a sure way not to be cured. The website deleted the post and apologized.


Estrogen Drugs, Clomid And Fareston, Block Ebola Infection

By | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 16:13

Clomid and Fareston — two drugs that target estrogen receptors — can block dangerous Ebola virus infections in mice, according to a USAMRIID-led study.

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Ebola Virus Drug In Reach, Scientists Target Protein That Spurs Deadly Infection

By | Tue, 05/07/2013 - 13:34

While there's no current treatment that keeps the Ebola virus from killing , researchers discovered how the unruly virus escapes and penetrates cells, paving the way for crucial vaccines and effective therapies.

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Ebola May Have Spread to Asia Now

By | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 12:01

A new study indicates that the virus may have spread beyond the continent of Africa.


Uh-Oh: Ebola May Be Airborne and Can Pass Between Species Now

By | Thu, 11/15/2012 - 16:54

Brace yourselves: the deadly hemorrhagic fever, Ebola, seems to be transmissible between species.

Uganda Says Three Dead in New Ebola Outbreak Near Kampala

By | Thu, 11/15/2012 - 09:27

Three people had died from an outbreak of the Ebola virus in its central region, near the capital Kampala, the latest bout of deadly hemorrhagic fevers to strike the east African nation in recent months.

Transmission electron micrograph of Ebola virus.

Did Scientists Just Create a Vaccine for Ebola?

By | Mon, 10/15/2012 - 17:23

Scientists may have just begun the last chapter in the fight against the deadly disease Ebola.


Uganda's Ebola Outbreak Is Officially Over

By | Fri, 10/05/2012 - 11:24

Uganda has declared that is it now officially free from Ebola, the country's Health Ministry said two months after an outbreak of the deadly virus claimed at least 16 lives.


Uganda Says It Is Now Free of Deadly Ebola Virus

By | Fri, 10/05/2012 - 09:23

Uganda is now free from Ebola, the Health Ministry said, two months after an outbreak of the deadly virus killed at least 16 people.

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WHO: Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo is Out of Control

By | Thu, 09/13/2012 - 11:15

If left unchecked, the World Health Organization said that the disease will spread to major cities.