Hemorrhagic Fevers

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Tustin's Peregrine presents promising antiviral data  -  ‎Nov 18, 2009‎
OC MetroPeregrine's multi-year program is designed to assess the PS-targeting antibodies as broad-spectrum agents for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers – a ...

Positive results reported for fight against VHF  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
BioPrepWatch.com...program to assess the company's phosphatidylserine-targeting antibodies as broad-spectrum agents for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers, ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded Second Broad U.S. Patent for Anti-Viral ...  -  ‎Nov 4, 2009‎
ReutersPeregrine's work on viral hemorrhagic fevers is completely funded by the TMTI under contract HDTRA1-08-C-0003. This new patent was granted to The University ...

Agilent Technologies Buys MassCode Tag Technology from Eurofins for Pathogen ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
AZoOptics.com (press release)...techniques of pathogen identification and discovery for unexplained respiratory infections, viral hemorrhagic fevers, and meningoencephalitis. ...

Small cap investors take note of good change for (Nasdaq:SPPI) (Nasdaq:VICL ...  -  ‎Nov 15, 2009‎
Small Cap NetworkThe company focus on products for use in defense against biological warfare agents, such as smallpox, arenaviruses (hemorrhagic fevers), and other category ...

NexBio(R) Presents Data Showing Anti-Asthma Activity of DAS181 (Fludase(R)*)  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)...protein under development, currently at lead optimization stage, directed to the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers and bacterial biothreat sepsis. ...

NexBio(R) Publishes Two Articles Showing DAS181 (Fludase(R)*) Potently Inhibits  -  ‎Nov 6, 2009‎
PR Newswire (press release)...protein under development, currently at lead optimization stage, directed to the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers and bacterial biothreat sepsis. ...

Agilent Technologies Expands Life Science Disease Research Portfolio with ...  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
spectroscopyNOW.com (press release)...techniques of pathogen identification and discovery for unexplained respiratory infections, viral hemorrhagic fevers, and meningoencephalitis. ...

Influenza has put additional pressure on Africa's health systems – WHO  -  15 Aug 2009
postzambia.comThis region is prone to recurrent epidemics such as hemorrhagic fevers, meningitis and water-borne diseases, for example cholera,? he said.

SIGA Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
GuruFocus.comFrom inception of our program to develop ST-193, ST-294 and other drug candidates for hemorrhagic fevers, to-date, we spent a total of $5.7 million related

Villager selling watermelons in Dushanbe diagnosed with ...  -  ‎Aug 12, 2009‎
Times of Central Asia (subscription)The viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) are a diverse group of animal and human illnesses that are caused by five distinct families of RNA viruses: the

Ugandan deaths tied to new strain of Ebola  -  ‎Aug 10, 2009‎
SunJournal.comWord of a new strain "is an important discovery for the scientific community," Pierre Formenty, a WHO expert on hemorrhagic fevers, said.

Obama team mulls new quarantine regulations  -  ‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Axis of LogicA variety of fearsome diseases were already subject to quarantine, including cholera, infectious tuberculosis, plague, smallpox and viral hemorrhagic fevers

Considering Seating  -  ‎Aug 5, 2009‎
Laboratory EquipmentThe types of pathogens that are studied include anthrax, avian influenza, bubonic plague, hemorrhagic fevers (such as Ebola), typhus, West Nile virus,

Dr. Mayer Eisenstein and Dr. Sherri Tenpenny Sound Alarm About the ...  -  ‎Aug 6, 2009‎
NewsReleaseWire.com (press release)1946 and 2003, cholera, diphtheria, TB, typhoid, smallpox, yellow fever, & viral hemorrhagic fevers were added. April 1, 2005: EO 13295 added "Influenza

Biological Warfare and the National Security State  -  ‎Aug 9, 2009‎
Center for Research on GlobalizationProducing symptoms similar to aerosolized hemorrhagic fevers such as Marburg and Ebola virus, the Army inoculates sheep that should have been destroyed as a

The Truth about Flu Shots  -  ‎Aug 1, 2009‎
Center for Research on GlobalizationBetween 1946 and 2003, cholera, diphtheria, tuberculosis, typhoid, smallpox, yellow fever and viral hemorrhagic fevers were added.

Global Warming Linked To European Viral Epidemic  -  Jan 15, 2009
Science Daily (press release)PUUV is a hantavirus, a group of viruses known to cause hemorrhagic fevers (fevers combined with bleeding disorders). NE is a relatively mild hemorrhagic

Expert from Winnipeg lab heading to Congo to help with Ebola outbreak  -  Jan 14, 2009
The Canadian Press,..."Essentially they haven't had the appropriate containment to work on clinical specimens that are suspect for Ebola or some other viral hemorrhagic fevers,"

How to Prevent a Monkey Attack  -  30 Dec 2008
World Hum,The Situation: Among the many worries a traveler may be forced to contemplate—catastrophic bus fires, itchy money belts, hemorrhagic fevers—one menace is

MSF Investigates Suspected Ebola Cases in Western Kasai, DRC  -  Dec 29, 2008
Doctors Without Borders,Dr. Armand Sprecher is an MSF physician specialized in hemorrhagic fevers like Ebola and Marburg. He advised MSF teams on how to respond to an outbreak of

Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Confirmed in DRC  -  Dec 25, 2008
Doctors Without Borders,An additional MSF doctor, a specialist in in hemorrhagic fevers, is departing tomorrow from Brussels and a health promoter will also reinforce the team from

Exotic Pets and Children: Handle With Care  -  Dec 26, 2008
New York Times,For example, wild chinchillas in South America have been associated with hemorrhagic fevers. Using a domestic breeder can cut down on these types of risks,

People shouldn’t fly when they’re sick, but they do  -  Dec 21, 2008
Atlanta Journal Constitution,...and stopping the spread of diseases ranging from measles, tuberculosis and bacterial meningitis, to SARS and rare hemorrhagic fevers like Ebola.

Public Health Agency of Canada: Note to Editors  -  Dec 8, 2008
MarketWatchWinnipeg this week to discuss the latest advances in diagnosing viral hemorrhagic fevers which have the potential to threaten global public health and

Free pesticide to fight dengue  -  Dec 17, 2008
Jakarta Post,...help prevent the breeding of Aedes mosquitoes, the primary known vector of the deadly dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fevers, a municipal official says.

Humanitarian Action in Darfur, weekly bulletin no. 44, 11 Dec 2008  -  Dec 11, 2008
ReliefWeb (press release),WHO in collaboration with SMoH in Ed Daein/Adila localities conducted an orientation session for 58 health staff on Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers case definition

Search This Blog using Google  -  Dec 4, 2008
ScienceBlogsThey occur in an Old World variety and a New World variety and a number cause hemorrhagic fevers. Here we have an outbreak of five cases, an index case

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Awarded DTRA Contract Worth up to $44.4 ...  -  Jul 1, 2008
FOXBusinessIn preclinical animal models, bavituximab has demonstrated encouraging anti-viral activity as a potential treatment for viral hemorrhagic fevers.

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal ...  -  Jul 14, 2008
CNNMoney.com (press release)...awarded Peregrine a multi-year contract worth up to $44.4 million to develop bavituximab for the treatment and prevention of viral hemorrhagic fevers.

Doctor highlights early diagnosis in overcoming CCHF  -  Jun 27, 2008
Today's Zaman,...at Ankara's Numune Education and Research Hospital, spoke yesterday at a conference on recent developments in viral hemorrhagic fevers in İstanbul.

Board Battle Latest in Ongoing Saga for Quality Systems  -  Jul 12, 2008
Orange County Business Journal,Under the deal, Peregrine will develop its drug candidate bavituximab and an antibody as potential treatments for viral hemorrhagic fevers, which can be

Bioterrorism induces public panic  -  Jul 11, 2008
The New Nation,Anthrax, smallpox, plague, botulism, tularemia and viral hemorrhagic fevers are the category A agents which are used in bioterrorism.

Public Health Experts Provide Update On Current Infectious ...  -  Jul 10, 2008
Medical News Today (press release),...and leishmaniasis may cause conditions ranging from encephalitis to congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, blindness and hemorrhagic fevers.

Essentials of Autopsy Practice: New Advances, Trends, and Developments  -  Jul 8, 2008
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription),...and the impact of particular agents including smallpox, anthrax, plaque, tularemia, viral hemorrhagic fevers, and botulinum toxin are included.

Frozen Ebola virus reveals its deadly spike  -  Jul 9, 2008
ReutersAs with other hemorrhagic fevers, patients die from dehydration, bleeding, and shock. The latest outbreak, which ended in February in Uganda, was unusually

3SBio Inc. Announces Filing of Annual Report on Form 20-F and ...  -  Jul 2, 2008
Financial News USA (press release),In preclinical animal models, bavituximab has demonstrated encouraging anti-viral activity as a potential treatment for viral hemorrhagic fevers.

Health ministry rules out Ebola  -  Mar 7, 2008
New Vision,However, he could not reveal what killed the people because they did not do postmortems on the bodies. “Our concern was testing for the hemorrhagic fevers

Vaccine Protects Monkeys from Ebola, Marburg Viruses  -  Feb 27, 2008
U.S. News & World Report,Ebola and Marburg are viral hemorrhagic fevers, the only two known members of the filovirus family of viruses, according to the US Centers for Disease

Chikungunya Virus May Be Deadly, Indian Doctors Say (Update2)  -  Feb 29, 2008
Bloomberg...a biologist who helped study the epidemic for France's national reference center for arboviruses and viral hemorrhagic fevers in Lyon.

Centers for disease control expands quarantine system  -  Mar 1, 2008
Aviation International News,...diphtheria, infectious tuberculosis, plague, smallpox, yellow fever, viral hemorrhagic fevers, SARS and any form of flu that might result in a pandemic.

Country to Be Declared Ebola Free Today  -  Feb 19, 2008
AllAfrica.com,..."However during this outbreak only four cases have had mild to moderate bleeding and not as severe as seen in typical VHF [Viral hemorrhagic fevers] cases,"

The Uukuniemi virus helps to explain the infection mechanism of ...  -  Feb 15, 2008
innovations report,A researcher group comprising Juha Huiskonen from the University of Helsinki and structural biologists from the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm and the

Glitch prompts shutdown of biohazard lab at UTMB  -  Jan 25, 2008
Houston Chronicle,The experiments on mice included HFN1, or avian flu virus, and two deadly hemorrhagic fevers: Ebola, a strain from Africa; and Omsk, a tick-borne disease

John Frame, 90, Discovered Lassa Fever  -  Jan 21, 2008
New York Sun,Since then, several research initiatives have put Lassa fever into a family of viral hemorrhagic fevers that includes Rift Valley fever, Marburg hemorrhagic

Uganda Ebola outbreak: a survivor's tale  -  Dec 16, 2007
AFP..."By that time, we had begun taking some precautions but not those tight precautions needed for hemorrhagic fevers and it was already too late," he said.

SKAA DG, director suspended  -  Dec 26, 2007
The Post,Speakers will discuss current microbiological issues related to Dengue/ Hemorrhagic fevers, Antibiotics Resistance/ MDR and XDR Tuberculosis,

PREVENTION OF CCHF  -  Dec 20, 2007
The News - International,The mortality rate of like hemorrhagic fevers ranges from 50 to 90 percent. Persons with the infection of this virus family experience headache,

Ebola spreads panic better than it spreads itself  -  Dec 26, 2007
Reuters South Africa,Dr Pierre Rollin, a specialist in hemorrhagic fevers at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, doubts this. "It's still too lethal," he told

The News - International,The mortality rate of hemorrhagic fevers range from 50 to 90 per cent. People with the infection of this virus family experience headache, high-grade fever,

Defense Threat Reduction Agency Halts Contract Negotiations With ...  -  Dec 14, 2007
CNNMoney.com..."We appreciate the continued interest expressed from the DTRA in our bavituximab program for viral hemorrhagic fevers and hope to be able to pursue other

New subtype of Ebola suspected in Uganda  -  Nov 30, 2007
San Jose Mercury News,Word of a new strain "is an important discovery for the scientific community," Pierre Formenty, a WHO expert on hemorrhagic fevers, told The Associated

DENGUE FEVER  -  Dec 1, 2007
The News - International,The Dengue fever and Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever are forms of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHFs) - a group of illnesses caused by a distinct family of viruses,

Ministry on the look out for Ebola  -  Dec 7, 2007
Standard,He moved to reassure Kenyans that the country has capacity to diagnose hemorrhagic fevers, including Ebola. As precautionary measures, protective clothing

Report Faults NIH Safety Analysis of Biosafety Laboratory at Boston U.  -  Nov 29, 2007
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)Two of those cause Ebola and Brazilian hemorrhagic fevers, which do carry a high risk of death and for which no known treatments exist.

Uganda: Strange Disease Kills One More  -  Nov 26, 2007
AllAfrica.com,Viral hemorrhagic fevers (vhfs) are caused by viruses from four distinct families. The diseases damage the vascular system and impair the body's ability to

biofactura announces positive results in development of new rapid ...  -  Oct 30, 2007
Business Wire (press release),...tulane is leading a three-year study designed to develop diagnostic tools for viral hemorrhagic fevers, some of which are caused by arenaviruses that

recently discovered virus associated with pediatric respiratory ...  -  Nov 20, 2007
Science Daily (press release)...surveillance and medical diagnostics. recent application of these technologies led to diagnosis of viral hemorrhagic fevers in africa,

more health worries for congo  -  Nov 20, 2007
TravelVideo.tv (press release)...as diseases like ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers, but also cholera and even polio have long been spread across the borders into populations which

travel helth advisory - hajj: saudi requirements for hajj pilgrims  -  Nov 16, 2007
Government of Canada Newsroom (press release),...avian influenza (bird flu), leptospirosis, brucellosis and certain viral hemorrhagic fevers (eg rift valley fever) are all spread through contact with

ut biohazard lab obtains defense dept. funding  -  Nov 8, 2007
commercialappeal.com (subscription),...tularemia, anthrax, multiple-drug-resistant tuberculosis, bird flu and the causes of hemorrhagic fevers. memphis will become one of only 13 regional

health officials plan drive-through drill  -  Oct 31, 2007
Fauquier Times-Democrat,...and viral hemorrhagic fevers. these agents are considered high-priority because they can be easily disseminated or transmitted from person to person;

jihadist’s letter to zawahiri reveals anthrax motive  -  Nov 9, 2007
Blogger News Network...papers included a summary of plague in madagascar and another on the outbreak management of hemorrhagic fevers. dr paul keim of northern arizona university

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