Hemorrhagic fever

November 18, 2020 - 4:20 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo has declared an end to its 11th Ebola outbreak, this one in western Equateur province, nearly six months after cases were reported and amid the rise of COVID-19 in the Central African nation. This is the first time Congo is Ebola-free in about two and a half years...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, Ebola coordinator Ron Klain listens as President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the government's Ebola response in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Joe Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain to reprise his role as his chief of staff, installing an aide with decades of experience across. That's according to a person familiar with the decision who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 on condition of anonymity to avoid preempting an official announcement.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
November 11, 2020 - 11:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain to reprise his role as his chief of staff, installing an aide with decades of experience in the top role in his White House. Klain will lead a White House likely to be consumed by the response to the coronavirus...
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President-elect Joe Biden, and Jill Biden, greet guests after placing a wreath at the Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing, on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 11, 2020 - 7:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain to reprise his role as his chief of staff, installing an aide with decades of experience in the top role in his White House. Klain will lead a White House likely to be consumed by the response to the coronavirus...
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Iraqi immigrant Ethar Kakoz, a contact tracer for the COVID-19 virus, sits for a portrait Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in El Cajon, Calif. Kakoz is among a growing legion of ethnically and racially diverse contact tracers hired by local health departments to bridge the cultural divide in the United States and rebuild public confidence in America's public health system. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
October 31, 2020 - 10:30 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — When a contact tracer called the Iraqi woman to say her 18-year-old daughter tested positive for the coronavirus and could quarantine for free in a hotel, the woman panicked — recalling the family's terror of risking separation forever during their flight from Baghdad after a bomb...
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This image provided by Regeneron on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, shows a vial of the company's Inmazeb medication. On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has approved the drug for treating Ebola in both adults and children. (Regeneron via AP)
October 14, 2020 - 7:44 pm
U.S. regulators Wednesday approved the first drug for the treatment of Ebola. The Food and Drug Administration OK'd the drug developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals for treating adults and children with the Zaire Ebola virus strain, the most deadly of six known types. It typically kills 60% to 90%...
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Dr. Mamadu Baldeh, one of only four physicians managing the COVID-19 unit and the only one doing so while still overseeing the infectious diseases unit, is photographed outside the Connaught Hospital where he works in the capital Freetown, Sierra Leone Friday, May 8, 2020. Despite the loss of colleagues, Baldeh is fighting not only to save his coronavirus patients but also to provide quality care for those afflicted with other infectious diseases as he and other health care workers fight for a better system. (Vicki Remoe/VRC Marketing via AP)
September 23, 2020 - 6:24 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Dr. Mamadu Baldeh can’t forget the 18-year-old who came into his hospital with COVID-19, gasping for air until the day he died. This suffering was all too real for Baldeh, who battles asthma just as that young man did. At the time, Baldeh, 32, was the only physician treating...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 11, 2009 file photo, the logo of the World Health Organization is seen at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. An independent panel appointed by the World Health Organization to review the U.N. health agency’s coordination of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic said on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 it would have full access to any internal U.N. agency documents, materials and emails necessary as the group begins their probe. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus, file)
September 03, 2020 - 9:19 am
LONDON (AP) — An independent panel appointed by the World Health Organization to review its coordination of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic will have full access to any internal U.N. agency documents, materials and emails necessary, the panel said Thursday as it begins the probe. The panel's...
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In this May 2020 photo provided by Eli Lilly, researchers prepare cells to produce possible COVID-19 antibodies for testing in a laboratory in Indianapolis. Antibodies are proteins the body makes when an infection occurs; they attach to a virus and help it be eliminated. (David Morrison/Eli Lilly via AP)
August 12, 2020 - 2:05 pm
With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them. Antibodies are proteins the body makes when an infection occurs; they...
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In this photo made from footage provided by the Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, medical workers in protective gear prepare to draw blood from volunteers participating in a trial of a coronavirus vaccine at the Budenko Main Military Hospital outside Moscow, Russia. Russia is boasting that it’s about to be the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, but scientists worldwide are sounding the alarm that the headlong rush could backfire. (Russian Defense Ministry Press Service via AP)
August 07, 2020 - 2:02 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia boasts that it’s about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials -- and scientists worldwide are sounding the alarm that the headlong rush could backfire...
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July 21, 2020 - 10:02 am
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — The World Health Organization said Tuesday it is facing a “serious funding gap” to battle the new outbreak of Ebola in remote corners of northern Congo amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. The $1.75 million raised so far will only last for a few more weeks, the...
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