WHO prepares system to prevent future Ebola outbreaks

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 @ 12:26pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The West African countries that were deeply impacted by Ebola are now seeking to understand exactly how the virus spread and why the outbreak happened, despite early warning systems being in place.
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Experts recommend preventative measures in light of Zika threat

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 @ 12:19pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

As the Zika virus continues to sweep across Latin America, cases have begun to appear in the United States, as well.
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Spread of malaria continues to trump Zika concern

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 @ 12:13pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The spread of the Zika virus has been alarming, but the real issue stems from the source of the spreading: the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
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WHO director-general discusses antimicrobial resistance

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 @ 12:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Resistance to antibiotics is a hot topic, as the world has seen the devastating impacts of two viruses over the past few years.
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IAEA to provide nuclear-based Zika detection tools

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 @ 12:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is seeking to assist Latin American nations by providing nuclear-based Zika virus detection tools.
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News source for infectious disease professionals to provide all-digital information

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 @ 6:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Michael J. Hennessy Associates Inc. recently launched Contagion, a news resource designed for medical professionals that work with infectious diseases.
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Central Logic believes tracking Zika outbreak will prevent spread

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 @ 5:22pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tracking the current pattern of the Zika virus outbreak could be crucial to containing any further spread.
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Nearly 50 percent of U.S. doctors anticipate Zika outbreak

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 @ 5:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sermo has announced that, according to a recent survey, 49 percent of doctors in the United States believe that a Zika virus outbreak will take place.
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Chimerix's new smallpox drug looks promising in animal tests

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 @ 7:49pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chimerix recently received positive results concerning smallpox drug brincidofovir, which has been able to act against smallpox in animal subjects.
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Dutch researchers team up to combat antibiotic-resistant viruses

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 @ 7:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dutch researchers from the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, Erasmus MC, Wageningen UR, University Medical Center Utrecht and Utrecht University are teaming up to fight antibiotic-resistant viruses.
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Stony Brook University experts discuss Zika virus

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 @ 4:45pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Experts at Stony Brook University Hospital have been discussing the Zika virus since the World Health Organization recently declared the outbreak in Latin America to be a public health emergency.
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