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October 24, 2014 | Krista Brick

NIH Working on Ebola Vaccine

Human testing of a second investigational Ebola vaccine candidate is underway at the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical Center in Bethesda, according to the NIH website. Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases are conducting the early phase trial to evaluate the vaccine, called VSV-ZEBOV, for safety and its ability to generate […]

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October 20, 2014 | Sonya Burke

County Provides Ebola Information on its Website (VIDEO)

At his weekly briefing, Montgomery County Council President Craig Rice said constituents are sounding off with questions and concerns about Ebola. In this MyMCMedia Extra Video, Rice says the county has even launched an Ebola page on its website to help better educate residents about the virus. Take a look: For more information about Ebola, […]

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October 9, 2014 | Krista Brick

Shady Grove’s Pediatric Medical Director Talks about Enterovirus (VIDEO)

An outbreak of the enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has spread across nearly every state in the nation causing severe respiratory illness in some children.  Dr. Erik Schobitz, medical director for the Pediatric Emergency Department of Shady Grove Adventist Hospital talked with MyMCMedia about the virus, the cases of paralysis in children in Colorado and what parents should […]

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September 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Doctor Exposed to Ebola Virus Arrives at NIH

A doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has been transferred from an overseas location and admitted to the NIH Clinical Center for observation and to enroll in a clinical protocol. The patient arrived at the NIH Clinical Center at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 28, according to a statement posted […]

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