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NIH expected to admit potential Ebola patient

September 30, 2014

The NIH is expecting to admit a patient exposed to Ebola virus to its clinical center within the coming days.

The patient is an American physician who was volunteering at an Ebola treatment unit in Sierra Leone, according to an NIH press release. The patient is being admitted for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol.

HHS funds drug development for cytokine storm

September 30, 2014
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced a $4.4 million contract with an Israeli biotechnology company to develop an investigational drug, AB103…
In the Journals

No source of Herbaspirillum spp. identified in cluster of patients

September 26, 2014
No environmental or common source was identified as the cause of Herbaspirillum spp. infections among a cluster eight patients with cancer receiving care at The…
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FDA allows marketing of first test for yeast pathogens

September 24, 2014
The FDA is allowing the marketing of the first direct blood test for five different yeast pathogens responsible for bloodstream infections, according to a press…
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NIAID awards grant for hospital-acquired infection vaccine research

September 21, 2014
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases awarded the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute a $1.3…
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Researchers propose new strategies to combat antimicrobial resistance

September 8, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Leonard Sacks, MD, acting deputy director of the office of medical policy at the FDA…
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