Ebola

In Ebola treatment center, most of the medical personnel are working in triage, suspected and confirmed area. As I have emergency triage experience, so it is natural that I am deployed to work in the triage.
 
In the absence of specific treatments for Ebola, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced today that it will host clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centres in West Africa. The separate trials, which are aimed at quickly...
Hello, my name is Craig Spencer. I am a physician and aid worker for Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF. I'm proud to be among the ranks of more than 3,300 Doctors Without Borders responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. I wanted to start by taking a moment to thank the medical team...
A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) physician who was infected with Ebola Virus Disease was released today (11 Nov 2014) from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Craig Spencer contracted the virus while on assignment in the West African country of Guinea. Following confirmation...
International response must adapt to changing epidemic pattern While the number of new Ebola cases reported in Liberia has declined in recent weeks, the outbreak is far from over and new hotspots continue to emerge across the country, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said...
I was in Bo district, Sierra Leone, working as a nurse in a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as Doctors Without Borders, health facility when the Ebola outbreak started last March 2014 in neighboring Guinea. It was only a matter of time before the first Ebola case in the country was...
Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières ( MSF) has admitted more than 4,500 patients to its care centres. Among these, more than 2,700 were confirmed as having Ebola. Amidst all the loss and suffering, there are several stories of survival. Today, out of...
Forced quarantine of asymptomatic health workers returning from fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is not grounded on scientific evidence and could undermine efforts to curb the epidemic at its source, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirmed today (24 October 2014)that one of its international staff members who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola hemorrhagic fever. The staff member, an American citizen, was placed in isolation on Thursday, 23 October at Bellevue Hospital...
Interview on experimental treatments and vaccines with Dr Bertrand Draguez, Medical Director, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Dr Bertrand Draguez is MSF's Medical Director currently working on the West Africa Ebola outbreak. Here he explains why developing vaccines and treatments for Ebola is...
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