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 2020-07-20 18:27 

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WHO: We can't give up on contact tracing, 'no matter how extremely difficult' it is to track the spread of the coronavirus...

No matter how out-of-control the coronavirus pandemic has become, contact tracing remains a critical tool in controlling the spread, the WHO said Monday. The eradication of the recent Ebola outbreak is one example of how contact tracing worked even in the...

 2020-07-08 17:27 

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Inside Regeneron: How a 32-year-old biotech that fought Ebola and made its founders billionaires is leading the coronavirus-treatment race (REGN)...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is at the front of the pack in the race to develop a coronavirus treatment. The company started clinical trials last month for its coronavirus drug, and has said it could be ready this fall. The drug, called an antibody cocktail,...

 2020-07-06 15:04 

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Gilead turned a failed Ebola drug into the first effective coronavirus treatment. Here's everything you need to know about remdesivir. (GILD)...

An experimental drug that previously failed as an Ebola therapy has turned into the first effective coronavirus treatment option. The drug, called remdesivir, helps coronavirus patients recover more quickly from the virus. Based on that data, the FDA on M...

 2020-06-30 21:07 

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A deadly rabbit virus nicknamed 'bunny Ebola' is spreading in the southwestern US, killing thousands of rabbits...

A highly contagious rabbit virus has spread to seven southwestern states since April. One veterinarian nicknamed the disease "bunny ebola" because it causes severe internal bleeding in rabbits, hares, and pikas. Thousands of wild and domestic rabb...

 2020-06-10 10:17 

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Fauci said the spread of the coronavirus is his 'worst nightmare' come true, and warned it 'isn't over yet'...

Dr Anthony Fauci said the coronavirus has "turned out to be my worst nightmare." Fauci noted that the virus has spread more than other deadly diseases and still has a high death rate, meaning it has "devastated the world." He said that eve...

 2020-06-02 20:34 

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Just 6 years after Ebola killed more than 11,000 people, West African nations are bracing for a coronavirus spike...

Experts fear that a spike in coronavirus cases in West African nations will be devastating for the region. People in countries such as Sierra Leone and Liberia are still traumatized from the Ebola pandemic, which killed 11,000 people in the region over tw...

 2020-06-02 15:03 

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A failed Ebola drug is now the leading coronavirus treatment option. Here's what you need to know about Gilead's remdesivir. (GILD)...

An experimental drug that previously failed as an Ebola therapy has become a leading coronavirus treatment option. The National Institutes of Health released data showing the drug, called remdesivir, helps coronavirus patients recover more quickly from th...

 2020-05-19 14:51 

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How the coronavirus death toll compares to other pandemics, including SARS, HIV, and the Black Death...

The new coronavirus has killed more than 297,119 people around the world. It's extremely contagious and spreads from person to person easily through close contact. The most severe coronavirus cases often include difficulty breathing and can require ho...

 2020-05-13 15:42 

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Harvard and MIT researchers are developing a face mask that lights up when it detects the coronavirus...

For the last six years, bioengineers at MIT and Harvard have been developing sensors that can detect viruses like Zika and Ebola. They're adapting their technology to screen for the coronavirus . The team hopes to embed the sensors inside face masks s...

 2020-05-05 17:13 

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Trump's approach to the 2014 Ebola outbreak offered a preview of his coronavirus response. He spread false info, attacked rivals, and tweeted through the whole thing....

President Donald Trump has treated the coronavirus pandemic like a political opportunity, which has had disastrous consequences. His approach to the 2014 Ebola outbreak offered a preview of what was to come in 2020. In 2014, Trump ignored public health ex...

 2020-05-04 17:15 

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7 top doctors and researchers share the steps we need to take now to be ready for the next pandemic...

The coronavirus may feel like it came out of nowhere, but the world has faced several infectious disease outbreaks over the past decade, including MERS in 2012, Ebola in 2013, and the Zika virus in 2015. Experts have been warning for years that the world ...

 2020-04-29 15:33 

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A failed Ebola drug is now the frontrunner to be the first effective coronavirus treatment. Here's everything you need to know about Gilead's remdesivir. (GILD)...

In the sprint to find an effective coronavirus treatment, an experimental drug that previously failed as an Ebola therapy has become a leading candidate. The California biotech Gilead Sciences first developed remdesivir more than a decade ago. The World H...

 2020-04-28 16:26 

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We're repeating one of the worst mistakes of the Ebola outbreak in the hunt for a coronavirus cure...

Coronavirus research is falling into the same pitfalls that set back efforts to develop an Ebola drug. A frenzy of research is now underway, but most early studies are small and limited. The first few months of this crisis have brought few clear findings ...

 2020-04-14 23:51 

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Americans see infectious diseases as a bigger threat than terrorism, nuclear weapons, and climate change as the coronavirus continues to spread...

Americans see infectious diseases as the biggest threat to the US, according to a survey from the Pew Research Center . Amid the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic , 79% now say outbreaks of diseases are a major threat, up from 52% during the 2014 Ebola v...

 2020-04-03 18:14 

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'Just one week and it's a whole different world': An ER doctor who survived Ebola shares the new reality of treating the coronavirus in NYC...

On Twitter, Dr. Craig Spencer shared the evolving reality of his experience treating patients with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus . The volume and severity of cases hitting the emergency room is new to the doctor, who's an emerg...

 2020-04-01 16:41 

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How the coronavirus death toll compares to other pandemics, including SARS, HIV, and the Black Death...

The new coronavirus , and the illness it causes, COVID-19, have killed more than 44,000 people around the world so far. The viral illness is extremely contagious, and spreads from person to person easily through close contact. The most severe coronavirus ...

 2020-03-31 15:28 

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Where coronaviruses come from and why we haven't eradicated them...

SARS-CoV-2 is just one of many coronaviruses, and most of them jump from animals to humans. Bats are especially notorious for hosting a number of harmful viruses in the past including SARS, MERS, and Ebola. It's unclear where the novel coronavirus com...

 2020-03-25 17:46 

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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...

 2020-03-24 17:57 

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An ER doctor who survived Ebola shares the harrowing reality of the coronavirus pandemic and levels a stark warning...

On Twitter, Dr. Craig Spencer shared what a day in the life of an emergency room doctor is like amid the coronavirus pandemic. His day starts around 6:30 a.m. brewing coffee — enough for the whole day — and ends with him stripping down in the ...

 2020-02-29 04:41 

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Anthony Fauci, who the Trump administration barred from speaking freely, is a public-health hero. The disease expert guided the US through AIDS, Zika, and Ebola....

Fauci has been a US health official since 1984, advising six presidents. Trump's administration barred him from speaking publicly without approval....

 2020-02-28 22:48 

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Trump barred a top health expert from speaking freely about the coronavirus. It's one of many ways the administration has muzzled scientists....

The Trump administration reportedly barred Anthony Fauci , one of the US' top experts on infectious disease, from speaking publicly about the coronavirus without approval. Fauci has tackled the AIDS and Ebola epidemics. He's been director of the U...

 2020-02-25 19:26 

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Trump in 2014 said Obama was 'a psycho' not to immediately cancel flights into the US amid Ebola outbreak in West Africa...

As the Coronavirus continues to spread with a vaccine months away, the Trump Administration's handling of the outbreak is falling under more scrutiny. Back in 2014, Trump railed against then-President Barack Obama over the spread of Ebola in West Afri...

 2020-02-19 14:07 

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A Japanese disease expert who inspected the Diamond Princess said he was 'so scared' of catching the coronavirus because hygiene on the cruise ship was so bad...

A Japanese disease expert who inspected the Diamond Princess said hygiene on the quarantined cruise ship was so bad that he was genuinely "so scared" of contracting the novel coronavirus on board. Professor Kentaro Iwata, who was on the ground dur...

 2020-02-03 14:18 

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Gilead Sciences spikes after human trials start on a possible coronavirus treatment (GILD)...

Human testing will begin on an experimental Gilead Sciences drug designed to treat coronavirus, Bloomberg reported Monday . Shares of Gilead spiked as much as 13% in pre-market trading on Monday. The drug has not been approved for use by any drug regulato...

 2020-01-28 20:57 

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US health officials tell Purell to stop claiming its hand sanitizer can prevent Ebola and MRSA...

The FDA sent a warning letter to Gojo Industries, Purell's parent company, telling the company to stop claiming that its hand sanitizer can prevent diseases like Ebola and MRSA. Gojo said it will remove the misleading language from its website. Some o...

 2020-01-23 19:55 

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A vaccine for Wuhan coronavirus could take years to develop, based on our experience trying to fight Zika and Ebola...

Several biotech companies have rolled out plans to develop vaccines to protect people against the Wuhan, China coronavirus , with support from global health groups and the US government. But vaccine development has historically been an arduous, multi-year...

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