National Institutes of Health

October 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: WSSC Fixes Broken Main, Water Service Restored

UPDATED Oct. 15, 7:40 a.m. WSSC reports all road repairs will be complete by 8 a.m. on Thursday. Traffic Update: By 8 AM all SB lanes Rockvilke Pike at Cedar Lane will be open. All NB are open now. Thx for patience we know it was trying. — WSSC Water News (@WSSCWaterNews) October 15, 2015 […]

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April 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Patient Admitted with Ebola Virus Discharged from NIH Clinical Center

UPDATED April 9, 5:44 p.m. The American healthcare worker admitted to the NIH Clinical Center on March 13 with the Ebola virus was discharged today in good condition after having been successfully treated at the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit. According to NIH officials, the individual is no longer contagious to the community. No […]

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March 31, 2015 | Krista Brick

photo Barbara Mikulski

Mikulski to Tour NIH in Rockville Today

U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is scheduled to tour the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in Rockville this morning, and call for increased support and investment in the physical and human infrastructure of NIH. Mikulski will announce that she is […]

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March 6, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 6, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 6, in Montgomery County: 1.Montgomery County is under a wind chill advisory through 10 a.m. 2. The Hoggle toddlers are missing six months this weekend. Here’s an update on the case. 3. BlackRock Center for the Arts got an unprecedented gift and is naming its main gallery after the […]

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March 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

Varmus Steps Down as Director of NIH’s National Cancer Institute

Harold Varmus, M.D., who has led the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for nearly five years, has announced today that he will step down from his post, effective March 31. “It has been our great fortune to have Harold at the helm of the NCI,” said NIH Director Francis […]

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October 21, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Nurse Nina Pham’s Condition Upgraded to Good at NIH

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has upgraded Texas nurse Nina Pham’s clinical condition from fair to good. Pham, who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus, was admitted to NIH on Oct. 16. According to a statement on NIH’s website, Pham is expressing gratitude for everyone’s concern and well wishes. No other information has been […]

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July 9, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Smallpox Vials Discovered in Bethesda Laboratory

Smallpox is rarely talked about these days. But the disease, that was last diagnosed in the 70’s, according to the World Health Organization, was recently discovered in vials hidden away in a storage room at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda. Employees discovered vials labeled “variola,” commonly known as smallpox, in an unused portion […]

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