EBOLA, ZIKA. EMERGING VIRUSES. “ All too often with infectious diseases, it is only when people start to die that necessary action is taken.”

“On average, in one corner of the world or another, a new infectious disease has emerged every year for the past 30 years: mers, Nipah, Hendra, and many more. …Despite advances in antibiotics and vaccines, and the successful eradication of smallpox, Homo sapiens is still locked in the same epic battle with viruses and other

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New Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

On May 3rd we posted: “we are not finished with Zika… It very well could come back.” Are we ready? “we are not finished with Zika… It very well could come back.” Are we ready? Today: The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in

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