Pandemics News

Two new Ebola drugs report a 90% survival rate

BBC - 13-Aug-2019

Thanks to this cocktail of 3 antibodies, Ebola no longer means impending death

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Taking antibiotics could make your flu more deadly

Independent - 02-Jul-2019

Antibiotics should not be taken without a prescription of the doctor

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Ebola spreads from Congo to Uganda - no sign of stopping

BBC - 13-Jun-2019

Not yet a global emergency – but could explode at any time

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Pig Ebola spreads across Asia leading to culling of millions of pigs

Guardian - 06-Jun-2019

If this mutated to infect humans it would be worse than Ebola

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Pig Ebola spreads across Asia leading to culling of millions of pigs

Guardian - 06-Jun-2019

If this mutated to infect humans it would be worse than Ebola

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Over 1,000 deaths in new Ebola outbreak in DRC

Independent - 05-May-2019

Vaccine may be controlling outbreak for now, but could explode at any time

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Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo - still not a global threat

BBC - 12-Apr-2019

No need to declare a “public health emergency of international concern”

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Dangerous toxins accidentally released from labs every few days

VOX - 20-Mar-2019

All too easy to get lax about safety when you work with deadly materials every day

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Small molecule oral drug could treat influenza A

Phys.org - 11-Mar-2019

Targets seasonal and pandemic strains of flu

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Flu resistant chickens in battle against next human pandemic

Independent - 23-Jan-2019

Hopefully in future we can make ourselves impervious to flu

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How do you die from the flu?

Patient - 15-Jan-2019

It's not just a bad cold - it killed 15,000 people in the UK last year

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Llama blood clue to beating all flu

BBC - 02-Nov-2018

Llama antibodies able to attack parts of flu virus that don't mutate

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Prototype pandemic vaccine without the shot

Washington Post - 12-Sep-2018

A bandage-like strip with micro-needles may replace the usual methods for vaccination

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China Won't Share Its Samples of a Deadly Flu Virus

Live Science - 28-Aug-2018

China refuses to share H7N9 samples making difficult developing a vaccine against it

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Fresh Ebola outbreak has potential to spread

CNN - 14-Aug-2018

New outbreak in an area of active conflict makes difficult to contain the infection

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Pandemic could kill 900 million people

Metro - 30-Jul-2018

Lack of adequate response systems may result in the death of 10% of the population

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Nipah virus outbreak in India contained

Times of India - 09-Jun-2018

Nipah virus outbreak has been contained with 17 deaths and no new cases

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Could dog flu be the next pandemic?

Medical News Today - 06-Jun-2018

The H3N8 Dog influenza virus found in China is not a risk for humans at the moment

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Here's What the Next Pandemic Pathogen Might Look Like

Live Science - 12-May-2018

Pathogens like Ebola and Zika are unlikely to cause a global pandemic disaster.

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Pop up vaccine factories could curb pandemics

The Ecologist - 10-May-2018

Big pharma is unwilling to invest in pandemic prevention.

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