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ZMapp: the experimental drug taking on the Ebola virus

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Ebola virus disease (EVD) is a severe and often fatal viral illness [1, 2].  The Ebola virus is transmitted from animals to humans, as well as from person to person via direct contact with the blood and other bodily fluids of infected individuals and corpses [ 395 more words

Africa

How climate effects our health (and why Kiribati needs to act fast)

Two days ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) conference for Health and Climate was on.That sentence either really excited you or you thought it was the most boring thing I’ve ever written. 598 more words

Islanders

Ebola virus vaccine to be tested in UK #Ebola #EbolaVaccineTrials #GlaxoSmithKline

CHRIS HIGGINS.Scientist takes blood out test tube in laboratory test of Ebola Zaire virus. luchschen / Shutterstock

Human trials of an Ebola vaccine are set to begin in Britain within a few weeks, with the number of potential cases projected to reach 20,000 during this outbreak. 303 more words

Postaday

#WHO call for #e-cigarettes use indoors to be banned

E cigarette use is becoming more common. Whilst there can be little doubt that e-cigarettes are likely to be safer than ordinary cigarettes neither are they completely safe. 86 more words

Stop Smoking

This man survived a gay 'cure' clinic in China - All Out | Petition

“I was electro-shocked at a gay ‘cure’ center in China. Doctors hypnotized me and said they would ‘shock the gay’ out of me. In families like mine, being gay is still seen as something that can be cured, and scam clinics prey on that fear. 65 more words

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Access to water in the Jordan Valley

“Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink” John 7:37

by Sophie, Jordan Valley team

The midday sun is coming into it’s own as we seek sanctuary under a tree in ‘Ein el Beida. 795 more words

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