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Ebola vaccine could be ready by the end of this year UN

Sep 20, 2014

Ebola vaccine could be ready by the end of this year UN

Liberia along with Guinea and Sierra Leone are the countries that have been hardest hit by the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Health #Liberia #Congo #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Disease #Ebola outbreak #UNDAC team #UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response
UNSC declares Ebola 'threat to peace', forms emergency mission

Sep 19, 2014

UNSC declares Ebola 'threat to peace', forms emergency mission

UN has declared the Ebola virus a threat to international peace and security while Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the formation of an emergency mission. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Liberia #West Africa #Sierra Leone #Ebola Virus #Ebola #Guinea #Ebola virus epidemic #Ebola Health scare
Timeline Tracing the world's worst Ebola outbreak

Sep 19, 2014

Timeline Tracing the world's worst Ebola outbreak

International agencies and governments are fighting to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The fever, which causes external and internal bleeding, has killed at least, 2,630 people in West Africa. #Obama #US #Liberia #West Africa #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Ebola scare #health workers #Ebola survivor
Keep Ebola scanners at Pune, Nagpur airports, HC tells Centre

Sep 18, 2014

Keep Ebola scanners at Pune, Nagpur airports, HC tells Centre

The high court was hearing a PIL filed by activist Ketan Tirodkar alleging that the country is not fully equipped to prevent the spread of the dreaded Ebola virus. #Health #Europe #Bombay High Court #West Africa #Ebola #Ebola outbreak #Ebola outbreak spreading
NHRC sends notice to health ministry over dearth of HIV drugs

Sep 18, 2014

NHRC sends notice to health ministry over dearth of HIV drugs

Treatment and control of HIV, including dispensing drugs and testing, is handled by the government run public health programme through 355 odd centres. #NewsTracker #HIV #National Human Rights Commission #Ministry of Health #Delhi Network of Positive People

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Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

May 23, 2013

Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

The Ranbaxy saga of fraud and greed goes beyond that. In India, it shows how our regulators too have failed us. #TheLongView #Health #Drugs #Ranbaxy #Healthcare #Pharma

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Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

Sep 20, 2014

Sierra Leone complies with Ebola lockdown

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Officials say thousands of health care workers successfully fanned out across Sierra Leone on the first day of an unprecedented three-day anti-Ebola lockdown desp...
Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

Sep 19, 2014

Measure of the economy's future health slows to 0.2 percent gain in August

A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in August but at a much slower pace than in July...
Its not just Ranbaxy, our health care regulators have failed us too

Sep 20, 2014

City Official Joins Public Advocate Letitia James In Call For Better Safety For Nail Salon Workers

Charlene Obernauer, who heads the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health, said the state's 5,000 nail salons use a toxic cocktail of chemicals... #Letitia James #New York (state)