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Ebola 1 year later: Hard lessons learned

Ebola 1 year later: Hard lessons learned
Infectious Disease News, April 2015

In March 2014, Médecins Sans Frontières launched an emergency response in Guinea to tackle an Ebola outbreak that was affecting people throughout four rural districts and Conakry, the country’s capital

Health care workers on the ground identified it as the Zaire ebolavirus, the most aggressive and deadly strain of the virus. On March 31, MSF reported 122 Ebola cases and 78 deaths in Guinea, as well as suspected cases in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Healio.com to provide live coverage of International Liver Congress 2015 Meeting News Coverage

Healio.com to provide live coverage of International Liver Congress 2015

April 21, 2015
Healio.com/Hepatology will offer live coverage from the International Liver Congress beginning Thursday.The conference, held April 22 to April 26 in Vienna, Austria, is…
In the Journals

Few mutations implicated in transmission of drug-resistant HIV

April 21, 2015
A small number of mutations are responsible for most cases of drug-resistant HIV transmission worldwide, according to recent findings. “This is to our knowledge…
In the Journals

Glycosylated proteins on surface of C. albicans facilitate fungal growth

April 20, 2015
Contrary to previous beliefs, Candida albicans does not appear to require filamentation to escape the immune cells of its host, according to recent findings. Instead…

Australia ends religious exemption benefits for vaccinations

April 20, 2015
Effective January 1, Australia will end immunization exemption for families receiving childcare benefits under the grounds of religious belief, according to a press…
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HCV VOICE

HCV VOICE II: Optimizing Virological Outcomes with Integrated HCV Education

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Janssen Therapeutics, Division of Janssen Products, LP.

Chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is a leading cause of cirrhosis, end-stage liver disease, hepatocellular…
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VIDEO: D.A. Henderson, MD, honored for career in vaccine-preventable diseases

VIDEO: D.A. Henderson, MD, honored for career in vaccine-preventable diseases

April 15, 2015
BETHESDA, Md. — D.A. Henderson, MD, a Johns Hopkins University Distinguished Service Professor and dean emeritus of…
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Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

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