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The Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS) has begun an orientation programme for its volunteers to build their capacity to educate Ghanaians on the threat of the Ebola virus and cholera in the Western Reg

Two new Ebola vaccine trials began on Wednesday with volunteers in Britain, France and Senegal getting "prime-boost" immunisations developed by Bavarian Nordic, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Jo

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston have discovered an inhalable vaccine that can protect rhesus macaque monkeys against severe illness and death when they were

A Liberian woman has died of Ebola Virus Disease in a hospital in Monrovia shortly after being admitted hospital authorities said on Tuesday.

A Liberian woman has died of Ebola in a hospital in Monrovia shortly after being admitted, becoming the sixth confirmed case and second death since the virus resurfaced last month, a senior medical

A collaborative team from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the National Institutes of Health have developed an inhalable vaccine that protects primates against Ebola.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for a Central National Emergency Operations Centre to be established and to be on stand-by to deal with future disease outbreaks and related emergenci

Direct delivery of aerosolized vaccines to the respiratory mucosa elicits both systemic and mucosal responses. This vaccine strategy has not been tested for Ebola virus (EBOV) or other hemorrhagic fever viruses. Here, we examined the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of an aerosolized human parainfluenza virus type 3–vectored vaccine that expresses the glycoprotein (GP) of EBOV (HPIV3/EboGP) delivered to the respiratory tract.

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The slow global response to the Ebola crisis in west Africa suggests that important gaps exist in donor financing for key global functions, such as support for health research and development for diseases of poverty and strengthening of outbreak preparedness. In this Health Policy, we use the International Development Statistics databases to quantify donor support for such functions.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon is scheduled to host an International Ebola Recovery Conference at in New York on Friday in cooperation with the presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, wh