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 2020-03-28 08:50 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here's why we shouldn't anymore...

What's in a (virus) name? Infectious diseases throughout history have been named for geographic locations where they were thought to have originated: Spanish flu, West Nile virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Zika and Ebola, to name a few. By tha...

 2020-03-28 08:50 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here's why we shouldn't anymore...

What's in a (virus) name? Infectious diseases throughout history have been named for geographic locations where they were thought to have originated: Spanish flu, West Nile virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Zika and Ebola, to name a few. By tha...

 2020-03-28 08:50 

KYMA KSWT KECY Yuma

Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here's why we shouldn't anymore...

What's in a (virus) name? Infectious diseases throughout history have been named for geographic locations where they were thought to have originated: Spanish flu, West Nile virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Zika and Ebola, to name a few. By tha...

 2020-03-28 08:50 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here's why we shouldn't anymore...

What's in a (virus) name? Infectious diseases throughout history have been named for geographic locations where they were thought to have originated: Spanish flu, West Nile virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Zika and Ebola, to name a few. By tha...

 2020-03-28 08:50 

KXPI

[ Idaho Falls ]

Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here's why we shouldn't anymore...

What's in a (virus) name? Infectious diseases throughout history have been named for geographic locations where they were thought to have originated: Spanish flu, West Nile virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Zika and Ebola, to name a few. By tha...

 2020-03-28 08:50 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Yes, we long have referred to disease outbreaks by geographic places. Here's why we shouldn't anymore...

What's in a (virus) name? Infectious diseases throughout history have been named for geographic locations where they were thought to have originated: Spanish flu, West Nile virus, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Zika and Ebola, to name a few. By tha...

 2020-03-27 17:46 

Time.com

I've Seen Wars and Epidemics Unfold. But Now That I Have an Immunocompromised Partner, the Coronavirus Makes Me Truly Scared...

'I've reported on Ebola and SARS, but COVID-19 makes me truly afraid'...

 2020-03-27 17:12 

GoodNewsNetwork

FDA Okays Historic Blood Treatment for COVID; Clinical Trials to Use Antibodies From Recovered Patients...

New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to pursue the treatment following its relative success in treating influenza and Ebola. The post FDA Okays Historic Blood Treatment for COVID; Clinical Trials to Use Antibodies From Recovered Patients appeared first ...

 2020-03-27 15:49 

Newsweek.com

Here is What Working the Ebola Frontline Taught Us About Fighting the Coronavirus Pandemic | Opinion...

The two viruses are nowhere similar—but the fight against ebola holds valuable insights for the fight we're in today, and the fights to come....

 2020-03-27 15:49 

Foreign Policy

U.N. Security Council Paralyzed as Contagion Rages...

A major player in the Ebola outbreak, the council has turned into the site of a U.S.-China showdown over the coronavirus....

 2020-03-27 14:38 

PJ Media

Biden Campaign Blames Trump, Not The Coronavirus, For Unemployment Spike...

Ronald Klain, who helped lead Obama's response to the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak, is advising the Biden campaign, and helping spread misinformation about the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, after it was repo...

 2020-03-27 11:07 

Sputnik International

Deadly Beast From the Jungle: How the Ebola Outbreaks Differ From the COVID-19 Pandemic...

Since the 1970s, the Ebola virus has been killing thousands of people, primarily in Africa. Despite the relatively low death toll numbers, Ebola has resulted in very high mortality rates in recent decades....

 2020-03-27 09:15 

The Boston Globe

Protect health care workers from the coronavirus so they can protect the world...

Dr. Adaora Okoli survived a battle with Ebola six years ago. Now she worries about health care workers exposed to COVID-19....

 2020-03-27 06:31 

NBC New York

'We Are Hardly at the Beginning': Ebola Survivor Doc Describes COVID-19 Nightmare...

Healthy adults dying in chairs waiting to be treated. People walled off behind glass doors gasping for air. Life-or-death decisions every hour of the day. The......

 2020-03-27 04:00 

Forbes

UNICEF USA NextGen In Rwanda...

On a field visit to Rwanda, NextGen members get a close-up look at how UNICEF is fighting the spread of Ebola and protecting children....

 2020-03-26 23:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

UIC testing antiviral drug against the coronavirus as hospital sees 'surge' of cases...

The study will test how effective remdesivir, an antiviral drug first tested on ebola, could be in helping patients who have contracted COVID-19 recover....

 2020-03-26 19:30 

New Zealand Herald

Covid 19 coronavirus: Experimental Ebola drug could treat Covid-19 patients in clinical trial...

An experimental drug designed to treat Ebola could soon be used to treat Covid 19 patients...

 2020-03-26 19:30 

Raw Story

This editorial from January predicted Trump's disastrous coronavirus response to a T...

President Donald Trump has tried to claim that COVID-19 "snuck up" on the United States — even though there were plenty of people warning about it in real time. One such person was Ronald Klain, who served as the Ebola response coordinator u...

 2020-03-26 15:58 

Inquisitr

Trump Administration Ignored Pandemic Playbook From Barack Obama National Security Council, 'Politico' Reports...

Following the West African Ebola epidemic that lasted from 2014 to 2016, officials at the National Security Council in the Barack Obama administration authored a "playbook" containing valuable guidance on how the United States government should pr...

 2020-03-26 15:06 

news.com.au

A RACE AGAINST TIME: Two-pronged attack may save patients, shield staff...

A drug used to treat ebola will be used to treat COVID-19 patients in a clinical trial in Australia, while researchers are turning to a vaccine unused in Australia since the 1980s....

 2020-03-26 15:04 

Courier Mail

Ebola drug could treat virus patients...

An experimental drug initially designed to treat ebola could soon be used to treat coronavirus patients in a clinical trial in Australia...

 2020-03-26 15:04 

Herald Sun

Ebola drug could treat virus patients...
 2020-03-26 11:34 

Hindustan Times

Unicef to scale up support for children learning in 145 nations...

According to Unicef's global chief of education, Robert Jenkins, it was found during the Ebola outbreak that students who stayed away from schools were less likely to ever return....

 2020-03-26 05:30 

Mediaite

Trump WH Reportedly Ignored Obama-Era NSC 'Playbook' for Pandemic Response: 'Was Thrown Onto a Shelf'...

The Trump administration failed to follow a comprehensive National Security Council "playbook" on pandemic response developed by Obama White House officials in 2016 after the ebola outbreak....

 2020-03-26 04:00 

Lismore Echo

Ebola drug to treat COVID-19...

A drug used to treat ebola will be used to treat COVID-19 patients in a clinical trial in Australia and a TB vaccine will be trialled to protect health workers....

 2020-03-26 04:00 

WHO

Ebola virus disease Democratic Republic of the Congo...

No new cases have been reported in the ongoing Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 17 February 2020 (Figure 1)....

 2020-03-26 02:57 

Lismore Echo

Race to save patients: Ebola drug could treat virus...

A drug designed to treat ebola could soon be used to treat COVID-19 patients in a clinical trial in Australia....

 2020-03-25 21:20 

ABC News (US)

Obama-era Ebola czar says White House is 'blind' to how bad coronavirus will get...

Ron Klain served as the United States Ebola response coordinator -- or the...

 2020-03-25 21:16 

Philadelphia Inquirer

N.J. school nurses bought masks against Ebola. Now that stockpile is needed for coronavirus....

"The shortage of PPE is dire," New Jersey's director of emergency management wrote. "New Jersey schools can help....

 2020-03-25 19:31 

The Oregonian

Social distancing TV: HBO sees big increases, as viewers binge 'Westworld,' 'Euphoria,' an Ebola documentary, and more...

With people staying home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, streaming services like HBO Now are seeing big increases in viewership....

 2020-03-25 19:17 

National Post

Using lessons from Ebola, West Africa prepares remote villages for coronavirus...

By Nellie Peyton DAKAR, March 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) West African countries are using community health systems set up after the Ebola outbreak to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus in remote areas, health experts said on Wednesday. Afte...

 2020-03-25 19:16 

Yahoo News

Using lessons from Ebola, West Africa prepares remote villages for coronavirus...

West African countries are using community health systems set up after the Ebola outbreak to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus in remote areas, health experts said on Wednesday. After Ebola swept through the region from 2014 to 2016, countries ...

 2020-03-25 19:16 

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Using lessons from Ebola, Africa prepares villages for coronavirus...

Community workers trained to help with Ebola response are being retrained to help with coronavirus...

 2020-03-25 18:43 

China Post

Coronavirus in Brazil: Cuban doctors wait for their chance...

Raymond Garcia has experience with epidemics. First he treated cholera in Haiti. He battled H1N1 in Venezuela. Ebola in Guinea Bissau. Zika, chikunguya, Chagas. Now that the COVID-19 pandemic is sweeping the world, he is in Brazil. But his hands are tied....

 2020-03-25 18:00 

ZDNet

Roboticists: We've missed the mark for pandemic busting robots ... yet again...

In the wake of Ebola, we had a chance to create automation tools to help. But interdisciplinary science funding has not been forthcoming....

 2020-03-25 18:00 

CBC

[ Edmonton ]

Ebola drug offers hope in frantic search for effective COVID-19 treatment...

Alberta researchers are hopeful that an antiviral drug engineered to treat the deadly Ebola virus will prove a viable treatment in the ongoing fight against coronavirus....

 2020-03-25 17:46 

Business Insider

Everything we know about remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, and 4 other drugs being tested against the coronavirus...

Repurposing drugs that are designed to treat other conditions is our best near-term hope for finding a COVID-19 treatment. There are dozens of trials right now on a slew of drugs that were originally tested against diseases like Ebola, malaria, HIV, and a...

 2020-03-25 15:11 

The Independent

Coronavirus: Doctor who survived Ebola shares heartbreaking diary from a NYC emergency room...

'There is a cacophony of coughing. You stop. Mask up. Walk in'...

 2020-03-25 14:24 

The Street

Elsevier Infographic: Global Research Trends In Infectious Diseases...

AMSTERDAM, March 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past two decades, the world has faced several infectious disease outbreaks. Ebola, Influenza A (H1N1), SARS, MERS, Zika virus and currently COVID-19 have had a massive global impact in terms of economic d...

 2020-03-25 10:05 

Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Can blood from coronavirus survivors treat the newly ill?...

WASHINGTON Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for COVID-19, too: using blood donated from pat...

 2020-03-25 08:40 

The Daily Beast

Scientists Hope Ebola Drug Can Be a COVID-19 Killer...

From Asia to the U.S., researchers are studying the former Ebola-fighting drug remdesivir to see if the antiviral can help save those infected with the coronavirus...

 2020-03-25 07:35 

NBC New York

'This Virus Unfortunately Is Perfect:' NYC ER Doc Who Survived Ebola Shares Dire Warni....

The New York emergency room doctor who survived Ebola five years ago and is now on the frontlines of the city's battle against COVID-19 has a stark warning:......

 2020-03-25 00:00 

The Times

Oly Ilunga: Minister jailed for stealing funds meant to fight ebola...

A former health minister who led the fight to contain the ebola outbreak in central Africa has been jailed for five years for stealing funds earmarked to fight the disease.Oly Ilunga, 59, who was in...

 2020-03-24 23:59 

WAVY.com

[ Norfolk ]

Can blood from coronavirus survivors treat the newly ill?...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for COVID-19, too: using blood don...

 2020-03-24 23:57 

Reuters

Partly false claim: Ebola, SARS, swine flu and zika outbreaks happened when Obama was in office, "nothing was canceled, suspended and stock market was smooth sailing"...

Posts on social media claim that the Ebola, SARS, swine flu and Zika outbreaks happened when former President Barack Obama was in office, and that "nothing was canceled, suspended and stock market was smooth sailing." (https://www.facebook.com/pho...

 2020-03-24 22:45 

CNN

[ US ]

Doctor who survived Ebola details a harrowing day in the ER. Coronavirus scares him...

Dr. Craig Spencer has worked as an epidemiologist in Africa and Southeast Asia and famously survived getting Ebola in 2014 after caring for patients in Guinea. The coronavirus scares him....

 2020-03-24 22:39 

The Gazette

[ Colorado Springs ]

Can blood from coronavirus survivors treat the newly ill?...

WASHINGTON Hospitals are gearing up to test if a century-old treatment used to fight off flu and measles outbreaks in the days before vaccines, and tried more recently against SARS and Ebola, just might work for COVID-19, too: using......

 2020-03-24 21:37 

The Week

Former White House aide who wrote report on Ebola outbreak says U.S. 'didn't follow through' on pandemic preparation investments...

Christopher Kirchhoff, a former Obama administration aide who wrote a report in 2016 on the lessons learned from the 2014 Ebola outbreak, told Stat News that the United States was on the path to preparedness for a pandemic like the current novel coronavir...

 2020-03-24 21:19 

CNET

HBO Now streaming jumps 40% since coronavirus measures gripped US...

And, yeah, people are binge-watching that documentary about the Ebola crisis seven times more than usual....

 2020-03-24 21:04 

WSHU

'The Dread Of Responsibility' — Paul Farmer On The Pandemic And Poor Countries...

Dr. Paul Farmer, professor of medicine at Harvard University, has spent three decades helping poor countries fight devastating diseases from tuberculosis to cholera to Ebola to Zika. As co-founder of Partners in Health , he works to strengthen health-care...

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