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THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — With the World Health Organization reporting that the death toll in the West African Ebola outbreak has risen to 729, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a travel warning for the region. The “Level 3 travel advisory” urges that all non-essential travel to the [...]
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 31, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The Ebola virus currently raging in West Africa has a well-earned reputation as one of the world’s most deadly illnesses. But experts stress that early and intense medical care can greatly improve a person’s chances of survival. There’s no cure or vaccine for Ebola, which [...]
By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The parasite that causes malaria is growing increasingly resistant to the drugs commonly used to fight it, according to new surveillance reports. But several new drugs are in development, and at least one in early clinical trials may offer new hope against this global killer. “Although [...]
By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Babies born with so-called “bubble boy” disease can often be cured with a stem cell transplant, regardless of the donor — but early treatment is critical, a new study finds. Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), as the condition is medically known, actually refers to a group of [...]
The deadly Ebola virus that continues to rage throughout West Africa poses little risk to Americans, U.S. health officials stressed Monday.