Ebola vaccine proves 100 percent effective in final trials

Posted in Science on 26th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

'When the next Ebola outbreak hits, we will not be defenceless'

Ebola: $5m vaccine deal announced

Posted in Medicine on 21st Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

The deal commits pharmaceutical company Merck to keeping 300,000 vaccines ready for emergency use or further clinical trials.

A paper-based blood test can quickly diagnose Ebola in remote areas

Posted in Hardware on 21st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A low-cost, paper-based device that changes color, depending on whether the patient has Ebola, dengue, or yellow fever.

Ebola vaccine trial proves 100% successful in Guinea

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Rapid development and testing of the drug may bring current epidemic in west Africa to an end and control future outbreaks, experts say.

Ebola crisis in Guinea 'has set back malaria fight'

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Malaria deaths since the Ebola outbreak began will far exceed the number of Ebola deaths in the country, which now stand at 2,444.