Browsing: Emerging Disease
Take a look at this month’s industry headlines including FDA warnings over hepatitis C drugs in patients with liver injury, a new infectious diseases strategy for the UK and priority review for Merck’s Ebola vaccine.
What impact will climate change have on vector-borne diseases? Discover more about rapid environmental and climate changes and the the distribution of vector-borne diseases in future.
The results of a new study suggest that – compared with the general population – Ebola survivors may be at a significantly increased risk of death, particularly during the first year following hospital discharge.
A study of four Ebola therapeutics demonstrated that two drugs showed significantly improved survival rates, leading to the trial being halted early.
The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen over 2612 cases and 1756 mortalities since it was first announced by the WHO on 1 August 2018. One year on we ask, what have the major milestones been of this outbreak? And where are we now; is there an end in sight?
The fourth International Health Regulations Emergency Committee meeting has concluded by declaring a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, following the recent Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
In this interview we speak to Chikwe Ihekweazu, current Director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, about monkeypox, public trust, surveillance and the factors that influence preparedness.