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While the current outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa is very serious, in the current panic people have forgotten that malaria kills thousands of times more people than Ebola each year… 484 more words
Australia's rejection of costly new treatment sofosbuvir a 'death sentence for Hepatitis C sufferers'
ABC News Deborah Cornwall 24 October 2014
Liver experts at a conference on the Gold Coast have been warned Australia is on the verge of a catastrophic death spiral from Hepatitis C. 62 more words
Infectious disease expert Professor Lyn Gilbert appointed to oversee Australia's response to Ebola threat
ABC News Sophie Scott 23 October 2014 7:05pm
One of Australia’s leading doctors has been appointed the country’s Ebola tsar with the job of overseeing the response to the epidemic. 178 more words
BioPrepWatch 17 October 2014
Pending the decision of the World Health Organization (WHO) to destroy smallpox virus stocks, the Russian State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology (VECTOR) will not eliminate its stocks prematurely.
The Guardian 22 October 2014
The World Health Organisation has announced it hopes to begin testing two experimental Ebola vaccines in west Africa by January and may have a blood serum treatment available for use in Liberia within two weeks. 63 more words