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 2020-07-10 21:03 

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[ Nova Scotia ]

This hospital cleaner once faced Ebola. Now he's wiping out COVID-19...

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to the doctors and nurses battling the disease, but they couldn't work at the front line unless someone was willing to clean it. Janvier Korongo, a cleaner at a Halifax hospital, was one of the first volunte...

 2020-06-25 12:48 

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Congo announces end to 2nd deadliest Ebola outbreak ever...

Eastern Congo has marked an official end to the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which killed 2,280 people over nearly two years as armed groups and community mistrust undermined the promise of new vaccines....

 2020-06-14 08:00 

CBC

[ Manitoba ]

Canadian scientist sent deadly viruses to Wuhan lab months before RCMP asked to investigate...

One of the scientists escorted from the National Microbiology Lab last year amid an RCMP investigation was responsible for a shipment of Ebola and Henipah viruses to the Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory four months earlier. Coronavirus was not part of ...

 2020-06-02 16:10 

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Congo hit by a second Ebola outbreak...

Health officials confirm a second Ebola outbreak in Congo....

 2020-05-23 08:00 

CBC

Why attempts to use antiviral drugs to fight COVID-19 are so different from the early days of HIV...

Doctors are exploring how to attack COVID-19 with antiviral treatments repurposed from HIV and Ebola....

 2020-04-18 11:55 

CBC

[ Montreal ]

Quebec rejects help from doctor who helped lead fight against Ebola, then realizes who it said no to...

Dr. Joanne Liu, the former international president of Doctors Without Borders and a pediatrician at Montreal's Sainte-Justine Hospital, offered to help in Quebec's beleaguered long-term care homes, but was initially told her services weren't n...

 2020-04-13 20:59 

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[ Edmonton ]

Ebola drug can infiltrate, trick coronavirus from the inside, Alberta study suggests...

An old ebola drug being tested as a treatment for COVID-19 is capable of tricking the virus responsible for the deadly respiratory disease, a new University of Alberta study suggests....

 2020-04-09 13:30 

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[ New Brunswick ]

Fredericton woman who moved to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola now prepares for COVID-19...

Frederictonian Faye Simmonds moved to Freetown, Sierra Leone, in 2015 when the country was on the heels of dealing with an Ebola outbreak. Now she's watching first hand as the country prepares to deal with its next outbreak, the coronavirus....

 2020-03-29 01:50 

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[ British Columbia ]

B.C. experimenting with malaria and Ebola medications to treat COVID-19 patients...

Provincial health officer says trials are underway at at least one facility as confirmed cases province-wide rise to 884....

 2020-03-25 18:00 

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[ 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....

 2020-03-03 19:25 

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Congo has no known Ebola cases for 1st time since July 2018...

The last patient being treated for Ebola in Congo was discharged on Tuesday, the World Health Organization said, bringing the 19-month-old outbreak closer than ever to an end....

 2020-02-12 20:48 

CBC

Congo's Ebola outbreak remains a global emergency, WHO says...

The World Health Organization said despite positive signs in Congo, the country's Ebola epidemic continues to be a global health emergency....

 2020-01-28 15:08 

CBC

FDA tells maker of Purell to stop claiming product will help fight viral diseases...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a sternly worded letter to the company that makes Purell hand sanitizer: stop claiming your product can help prevent viral diseases like influenza, Ebola and others....

 2020-01-17 09:00 

CBC

Canada's Ebola vaccine almost didn't happen, new study reveals...

Dalhousie University professor Matthew Herder accessed hundreds of government documents to find out what really happened as Canadian scientists tried for years to get the pharmaceutical industry interested in their discovery of an Ebola vaccine....

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