The 2014 Ebola outbreak shows that low trust in government can have disastrous consequences during health crises like the current COVID-19 pandemic.
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"Before we encourage widespread use of a drug, we need better evidence that it's worth it," says ethicist Alex John London of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19.
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Creating a mutation in a key protein could stop the Ebola virus from evading immune defenses and making its hosts sick, researchers say.
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A new treatment for Ebola shows huge promise for cutting the mortality rate, but researchers caution that we haven't cured the disease yet.
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Last week, the World Health Organization declared the year-long Ebola outbreak in Congo a global health emergency. Did they wait too long?
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A delay of just one week can drastically reduce the efficacy of Ebola vaccines in highly populated areas, research in the Democratic Republic of Congo finds.
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During 2014's Ebola outbreak, there were no treatments on hand to fight the virus. Now, researchers have found a human protein that could change that.
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When there's risk of a viral outbreak, fast diagnosis and treatment are key. A new test could change the time it takes to spot Ebola from days to minutes.
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Based on observations from the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, new research finds that a modified malaria drug can also combat the Ebola virus.
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