Linggo, Agosto 17, 2014


The Philippine College of Physicians Tackles Ebola Virus
By: Teddy Cho and Ver M. Garcia

                                     The Ebola Virus Hemorrhagic Rash

There's now a great chance of cure and a great breakthrough in the treatment of Ebola virus. A vaccine that could be made available in a month's time to combat an impending spread of Ebola in Africa and the rest of the world.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) ethics panel , West African continent will be allowed to try to use the vaccine for Ebola virus to prevent its spread.

The WHO will review the data and results of its experiment to assess its safety as reported by Marie Paul Kenny. Asst. Director General For health System and Innovation.

While the WHO studies the product efficiency and potency. Canada will keep the donated doses in Winnipeg, where the vaccine was developed. They will stay in Winnipeg ready to go at the moment of notice according to Shelly Glover, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Language in a news conference with health reporters.

                                    Ebola Virus Full Blown Epidemic in Africa

In a related news the WHO's International Health Regulation's Emergency Committee has declared the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) transmissions as Public Health Emergency of International Concern. All concerns should provide travelers to Ebola affected  and high risk areas with relevant info on risks with measures to lessen the impact of this EVD transmissions. PSMID President Dr. Ludovico L. Jurao tackled the emerging health concerns in a health forum held every Tuesday at the Annabels Restaurant in T. Morato, Quezon City, Philippines. (VerGarciaBlogs)

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