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27FebEbola vaccine could be available by 2018
A highly effective vaccine that guards against the deadly Ebola virus could be available by 2018, says the World Health Organisation. Trials of the vaccine, called rVSV-ZEBOV, conducted in Guinea, show it offers 100% protection. Ten days after vaccination, none of the trial subjects developed Ebola virus disease. The very few who did, in the … Continue reading Ebola vaccine could be available by 2018
01AprWHO downgrades Ebola health risk
The latest update on Ebola in Africa. To date there have been 12 small clusters of cases the most recent on 17th March 2016 in Guniea. The WHO says countries have been able to quickly contain these outbreaks. However experts say we should remain vigilant. Worldwide, there have been 28,639 cases of Ebola virus disease … Continue reading WHO downgrades Ebola health risk
15JanLatest on the Ebola outbreak:
Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the latest West Africa outbreak over. Read more on the BBC’s website here. Link
07NovLatest on the Ebola outbreak:
Sierra Leone has been declared free from Ebola disease after 42 days without a case. Read more on the BBC’s website here. Link During the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone which tragically claimed the lives of almost 4,000 people, Inter Care began sending emergency aid to another four health units in the country, in … Continue reading Latest on the Ebola outbreak:
22AprOur beneficiaries in Sierra Leone have been heavily affected by the terrible Ebola outbreak.
So far, since the beginning of October, Inter Care has sent emergency aid to the value of over £30,000 to 6 hospitals and health centres in Sierra Leone, who are in the front line of the Ebola crisis. We have been able to do this thanks to the generosity of Pal International Ltd, Crescent Pharma Ltd and other anonymous corporations who have kindly donated the medicines and personal protective equipment that are so desperately needed.