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Ebola Fundamentally Alters the Doctor-Patient Relationship

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Phuoc Le, MD | MONROVIA — About a year ago I cared for Sharon, a 60-year-old woman who had traveled from California’s central valley to Read More

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Ebola: The Ripple Effects

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GWU Public Health | Ebola: The Ripple Effects. This graphic explores some of the larger ramifications of the outbreak in West Africa, from economic instability to Read More

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Landmark report for World Pneumonia Day Released

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Leith Greenslade, MDG Health Alliance | Pushing the Pace: Progress and Challenges in Fighting Childhood Pneumonia A new report released by the Institute for Health Metrics and Read More

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WHO Bulletin for November

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Highlights from the November 2014 issue: Climate change and health: reviewing progress Universal health coverage for South East Asia? The evidence behind WHO’s sugar guidelines Read More

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Host genetic background determines susceptibility to Ebola @ScienceMagazine

via Host genetic diversity enables Ebola hemorrhagic fever pathogenesis and resistance.

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Immune Parameters Correlate w/ Protection Against Ebola Infection in Rodents and Nonhuman Primates @ScienceMagazine

  via Immune Parameters Correlate with Protection Against Ebola Virus Infection in Rodents and Nonhuman Primates.

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Strategies for containing Ebola in West Africa @ScienceMagazine

Strategies for containing Ebola in West Africa.

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Fragile states and global health

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In this video, Dr. Greg Martin talks about Fragile States and Health. Dr. Martin is Editor of Globalization and Health Journal, an open access, peer-reviewed, Read More

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Ebola Quarantine: unfair, unwise, not scientific & will impede essential efforts

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The current Ebola quarantine created by politicians in some states is “…not scientifically based, is unfair and unwise, and will impede essential efforts…” according to Read More

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WHO response to Internal Ebola document leaked to media

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“WHO believes in transparency and accountability and will release this review when it is fact-checked. For now, WHO’s focus is to obtain the resources needed Read More

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Courage is not the absence of fear: responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia

Cynthia GoldsmithThis colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. See PHIL 1832 for a black and white version of this image.Where is Ebola virus found in nature?The exact origin, locations, and natural habitat (known as the "natural reservoir") of Ebola virus remain unknown. However, on the basis of available evidence and the nature of similar viruses, researchers believe that the virus is zoonotic (animal-borne) and is normally maintained in an animal host that is native to the African continent. A similar host is probably associated with Ebola-Reston which was isolated from infected cynomolgous monkeys that were imported to the United States and Italy from the Philippines. The virus is not known to be native to other continents, such as North America.

Linda Meta Mobulaa | Global Health Science & Practice |  “During the height of the Ebola epidemic, I had the unique opportunity of working at the Read More

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Leprosy in Bangladesh

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LEPRA | The following is a report from a study funded by Lepra, The Leprosy Mission Canada, American Leprosy Missions and The Leprosy Mission Ireland as Read More

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#TWiGH – This Week in Global Health

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GHHub is excited to promote “This Week in Global Health,” a weekly “live” show on YouTube (every Wednesday at 2pm (EST). TWiGH takes the form of a Read More

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The hidden history of the HIV pandemic

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The early spread and epidemic ignition of HIV-1 in human populations via Science Magazine.

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