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Early sign of yellow fever could lead to new treatment

BBC News Pippa Stephens 21 November 2014

Picking up early signs of yellow fever, an infectious disease which can be fatal, could lead to a new treatment and better diagnosis, a study said. 33 more words


Jailhouse pox: woman with chickenpox confined to cell

Queensland Times Janine Hill 20 November 2014

PRECAUTIONS are being taken to prevent a chicken pox outbreak at the Maroochydore watchhouse after a woman with the virus was taken into custody.  17 more words

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Ebola outbreak: $5.7m pledged for blood plasma trials

BBC News 19 November 2014

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $5.7m towards a programme to increase production of experimental Ebola treatments in Guinea and other affected countries. 28 more words


Ebola crisis: health authorities say faster and cheaper test to be rolled out in March 2015

ABC News Lexi Metherell 20 November 2014

A faster and cheaper test to diagnose Ebola is expected to be available by March, health authorities say. 44 more words

Leadership / Management

Christopher H. Logue Virology Training Lead / Adjunct Professor of Virology


Virology Training Lead - Novel and Dangerous Pathogens Training Group
Public Health England, Novel and Dangerous Pathogens Training
January 2013 – Present (1 year 11 months)PHE – Porton Down… 11 more words

Ebola surveillance may become quicker and cheaper

EurekAlert November 18, 2014  Joel Winston

A new method for examining the Ebola virus genome could make surveillance quicker and cheaper for West African nations, and help detect new forms of the virus. 33 more words


My adventures as a clinical trial patient!

Today, I was dosed with an experimental vaccine for the Ebola virus known as VSV-EBOV, produced by a company called NewLink Genetics. Before I go on with my post, here are a few disclaimers. 950 more words