# disease - Today’s News
# disease - Friday 20 March, 2015
In public comments, WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan has repeatedly said the epidemic caught the world by surprise.
# disease - Wednesday 4 February, 2015
The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.
# disease - Wednesday 31 December, 2014
Pauline Cafferkey, from Glasgow, is being treated in London.
# disease - Thursday 18 December, 2014
New research also found that more Irish men are dying from melanoma skin cancer.
# disease - Monday 24 November, 2014
“I hold my hands up, smoking was a big factor for me.”
# disease - Saturday 22 November, 2014
The outbreak has killed 40 people.
# disease - Thursday 13 November, 2014
Novel methods of communicating can break down discrimination and dangerous misinformation.
# disease - Sunday 2 November, 2014
Dr Abraham Lieberman said it was impossible to be sure regarding the root cause of his condition.
# disease - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Brittney Maynard had previously planned her death to take place on Saturday.
# disease - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
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Britain held a similar simulation to assess how prepared services were for a possible Ebola outbreak.
# disease - Saturday 25 October, 2014
President Obama is trying to stem public fear about the disease, stating that people must be guided by science.
# disease - Monday 20 October, 2014
New research has recorded a rise of 60% in cases of the infection over the past 25 years in the Netherlands.
# disease - Saturday 18 October, 2014
# disease - Friday 17 October, 2014
Thirty five Ebola survivors told how they the disease had prevented them returning to their old lives.
# disease - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
Researchers calculated which countries are most at risk for imported cases of Ebola.
# disease - Saturday 11 October, 2014
This brings the number currently being monitored for Ebola symptoms to 16.
# disease - Friday 3 October, 2014
His family have also been ordered to stay inside their apartment.
# disease - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The American president ordered 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa to combat the growing health crisis.
# disease - Monday 15 September, 2014
A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.
# disease - Saturday 6 September, 2014
People won’t be allowed out of their homes during the period of the lockdown, and over 20,000 people are being hired to enforce it.
# disease - Thursday 4 September, 2014
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… And there’s a lovely thank you video to all those who donated.
# disease - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa raises some important questions about the treatment of infectious disease and the so-called developed world.
# disease - Friday 22 August, 2014
Around 3,000 new cases are found each year in the country, and medical workers are warning that the debilitating disease could be on the rise once more.
# disease - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Ebola first appeared in 1976. The current outbreak has killed more than 1,300 people, with experts warning it could take six months to bring under control.
# disease - Saturday 9 August, 2014
# disease - Friday 8 August, 2014
The GOAL support team will travel to areas worst affected by the outbreak.
# disease - Thursday 7 August, 2014
New research says screening and new drugs could almost eliminate the condition.
# disease - Thursday 31 July, 2014
People who had primary contact with Ebola victim Patrick Sawyer have been put under quarantine and medical surveillance.
# disease - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
The death toll now stands at 672 in the deadliest outbreak of the disease ever.
# disease - Monday 14 July, 2014
The letter details how one hospital was struggling to find foster mothers for children.
# disease - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
World health authorities had believed the only samples left of the disease were safely and securely stored away.
# disease - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
# disease - Monday 23 June, 2014
The virus is fatal in 90% of cases.
# disease - Monday 16 June, 2014
One woman with the condition is administrating antibiotics herself at home, as doctors have refused to recognise the condition.
# disease - Monday 9 June, 2014
In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.
# disease - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The recommendation applies to a number of African, Asian, and Middle Eastern countries.
# disease - Friday 9 May, 2014
Oscar had a chance to meet some of his heroes last summer when he was guest of honour at Celtic Park.
# disease - Monday 5 May, 2014
Skin cancer is the most common form of the disease in Ireland and most cases can be prevented if caught early. Here’s how to do that…
# disease - Saturday 3 May, 2014
Humans? Pretty deadly. Lions? Not even in the top 10.
# disease - Friday 25 April, 2014
With malaria causing 627,000 deaths last year, there are high hopes for the first vaccine. But old-fashioned people power can also make a difference.