Experimental Ebola vaccine will be tested on people NEXT MONTH as U.S. pushes clinical trial of possible life-saving drug First Ebola vaccine clinical trials involving humans scheduled for September Current Ebola outbreak is worst since disease w
The Department of Health will be conducting the largest surprise emergency drill in New York City history on Friday to test the delivery of medications in the event of a biological attack. More than 1,500 health department employees from more than a
Kissinger 2009 – world population needs to be decreased by 50% war/famine just wont do it. disease has offered the fastest way to kill the billions that must soon die. aids isnt efficient to slow. best way is ebola kills in days airborne disease.
The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where it will evacuate two Americans infected with Ebola.
A global incident map showing ebola in Atlanta from west African nations. This would involve medical facilities.
African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.
One Species Containing Troublesome 'Chik-V' Strain Apparently Prevalent In Brazil
Diseases come and diseases go…rather like fashions, but with diseases it's the general conditions prevailing at the time that denotes what gets a foothold and what doesn't.
Alarmed by the spread of polio to several fragile countries, the World Health Organization declared a global health emergency on Monday for only the second time since regulations permitting it to do so were adopted in 2007.
The MERS outbreak sweeping through Saudi Arabia and Egypt has accelerated yet again with 26 new confirmed cases today. Infections have exploded by 73 percent in just one month, reports Reuters.
According to a new paper published in The Lancet Neurology last Friday, the number of industrial chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides proven capable of inhibiting normal brain development has doubled over the last several years.
Every year, there are about 150,000 cases of a disease whose impact in the deserts of the American Southwest "is equal to the impact of polio... before the vaccine," John Galgiani, an infectious-disease physician told Dana Goodyear.
Federal agency seeks 40-yard dumpsters for bio-medical waste disposal during emergency
For the first time ever, the H6N1 bird flu has turned up in a human being, a 20-year-old Taiwanese woman who was hospitalized earlier this year after she developed a high fever, cough and shortness of breath. According to the Associated Press (AP), t
Every few decades, a pandemic flu variant emerges that not only infects humans but also passes rapidly from person to person.
Scientists are experimenting with the H7N9 bird flu virus in high-security laboratories with the accord of the US government. A review panel and excessive oversight is being promised to make sure that these “flu projects” are devoid of risk to the
MIT studies of two influenza viruses reveal genetic mutations that could result in pandemic flu.
Like a ticking time bomb, the World Health Organization (WHO) warns of a deadly new coronavirus known as Middle East Respiratory Symptom Coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, that has reared its ugly head killing approximately 50 percent of its known victims thu
I am an emergency physician practicing in Southern Californistan. I share TXNurse's concern about influenza in general, and especially new variants of Avian Influenza, like H7N9.
Whatever's killing honeybees is getting worse, but we still don't know what it is.
Alex Jones warns a deadly virus gone missing could be the cover story used before releasing the real thing.
The recurring plagues known as the “Black Death,” which decimated medieval peoples, could return in modern times as antibiotic-resistant forms of of the virus have emerged, a study warns.
This weekend, over 900 dead pigs were found floating dead in a river near Shanghai, and nobody new the cause. (UPDATE: It's actually over 2000 pigs now)
Two people have died from the rodent-borne disease called hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park, suggesting that the California park hosts many rodents, especially mice, infected with the virus.
In 1918 the Spanish flu swept the globe, killing at least 50 million people worldwide. That's over three times as many deaths as in World War I.
In a deadly flu outbreak, shutting airports should reduce the spread of the disease. But networks scientists have discovered a better approach that's just as effective.
Web wanderers are more likely to get a computer virus by visiting a religious website than by peering at porn, according to a study released on Tuesday.
Wave after wave of young men surged forward to take turns punching and kicking their victim.
CentOre’s February 7, 2012 article “Signs of the Times: What are the SHTF Tipping Points?” briefly touched on one point that I would like to expand on: Ebola and Marburg viruses.
Back in 1987 Dr. Robin Cook wrote the medical thriller "Outbreak." The best-selling novel focused on a team of brilliant medical researchers desperately racing against time to stop a deadly virus from spreading across the United States and potentia