Ebola

  • News HeadlinesHow and why pharmaceutical companies have not caught up with the Ebola outbreak in Uganda 1

    How and why pharmaceutical companies have not caught up with the Ebola outbreak in Uganda

    (ORDO NEWS) — This fall, Uganda was hit by a new wave of Ebola. The strategy is the same every time: isolate all those identified, treat symptomatic ones, vaccinate all contact ones. Only this time another type of ebolavirus has come – there is neither a proven vaccine nor a proven cure for it. And, it seems, until they appear. Ebola is an infection that has long been known and…

  • News HeadlinesUganda goes into lockdown for the first time as Ebola cases rise

    Uganda goes into lockdown for the first time as Ebola cases rise

    (ORDO NEWS) — For the first time, Ugandan officials have imposed a three-week quarantine in parts of the country to stem the rise in Ebola cases. According to a statement by Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, two districts of the country – Mubende and Kassanda – will be closed for 21 days from October 15 for entry and exit. In addition, a night curfew will be introduced from 19:00 to…

  • News HeadlinesEbola outbreak declared in Uganda

    Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda

    (ORDO NEWS) — The Ministry of Health of Uganda has announced the country’s first death from the highly contagious Ebola virus since 2019, announcing an outbreak in the central district of Mubende. “The confirmed case is a 24-year-old man… (who) showed symptoms of EVD and subsequently died,” the ministry said. In a statement released earlier, the World Health Organization said a 24-year-old man in Mubend had a “relatively rare Sudanese…

  • News HeadlinesEbola virus can remain in the brain for years and return with a fatal outcome

    Ebola virus can remain in the brain for years and return with a fatal outcome

    (ORDO NEWS) — New animal studies have shown that the Ebola virus can persist in the brain for years after infection and can reappear, causing a potentially fatal disease. Relapse does not stop even treatment with monoclonal antibodies. A study in monkeys treated with monoclonal antibodies showed that the virus can hide in the brain and sometimes come back. The Ebola virus is a rare but deadly virus that has…

  • News HeadlinesIvory Coast announces Ebola outbreak

    Ivory Coast announces Ebola outbreak

    (ORDO NEWS) — A patient who recently arrived from Guinea tested positive for Ebola, the Ivory Coast Ministry of Health (Côte d’Ivoire) confirmed, WHO said. The patient was hospitalized with a fever after arriving in Abidjan, the de facto capital and largest city of the country, earlier this week. “It is of great concern that this outbreak was announced in Abidjan, a metropolis of more than four million people,” WHO…

  • News HeadlinesUS approves use of Ebola drug to treat coronavirus

    New Ebola outbreak in Congo

    (ORDO NEWS) — Congo health officials have confirmed a new outbreak of Ebola in the east of the country, the fourth in less than three years. A woman died in Butembo, North Kivu province on February 3, Health Minister Eteni Longondo said. “A woman from the neighboring village of Biena felt unwell for several days before being examined at a local clinic. She then went to the hospital in Butembo,…

  • News HeadlinesThe US Food and Drug Administration FDA has approved Inmazeb for mass use

    First Ebola cure approved

    (ORDO NEWS) — The US Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) has approved Inmazeb for mass use. Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail Becomes First Approved Drug for Ebola The first formally accepted for mass use remedy for the deadly Ebola fever got Certified by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). About a year ago, the European Commission approved the Ervebo vaccine, but it is still being tested, like a number of…

  • ScienceEbola Rabbit Virus

    Deadly Ebola rabbit virus spreads in US

    (ORDO NEWS) — In 7 states located in the southwest, the disease is actively spreading, which has already killed thousands of rabbits. The virus leads to internal bleeding, the portal WWW.PLANETANOVOSTI.COM reports. A deadly disease called rabbit hemorrhagic fever RHDV2. It damages animal tissue, causing bleeding. Outwardly, there are no signs of infection: the owners of domestic animals learn about infection only after the death of the creatures. Rabbits fall…

  • News HeadlinesUS approves use of Ebola drug to treat coronavirus

    US approves use of Ebola drug to treat coronavirus

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — U.S. authorities have officially authorized the use of remdesivir, used in the fight against Ebola, to treat patients with severe coronavirus. Japan is preparing to approve the drug. The US Department of Health‘s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir in the treatment of patients with coronavirus. This is stated in a statement on the organization’s website. The…

  • News HeadlinesEbola medication effective in fight against coronavirus

    Ebola medication effective in fight against coronavirus

    US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — BBC News published the latest data, according to which it appears that scientists have proved the effectiveness of the Ebola drug in the fight against coronavirus. So, tests of a drug called remdesivir showed that it can reduce the onset of symptoms of a new infection from 15 days to 11. At the same time, experts also note that if the results of the work…

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