Africa and the world contained Ebola. But without similar international support Africa will lose the fight against coronavirus, pandemic and COVID-19 will remain a global threat. We will all be losers.
A majority of patients requiring mechanical ventilation for COVID-19 were able to breathe on their own after taking a course of the experimental Ebola drug remdesivir, according to an analysis published Friday.
Arizona congressman Paul Gosar on Sunday announced he would be self-quarantining after a brief run-in at last week's CPAC conference with someone he described as having been "hospitalized with the Wuhan virus," prompting a response from California congressman Ted Lieu.
"Whether they be natural, accidental, or deliberate, infectious disease outbreaks can cause significant harm to health, peace, and prosperity if countries are not adequately prepared," an author of the assessment said.
"Our top priority is to get to Bikoro to work alongside the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and partners to reduce the loss of life and suffering related to this new Ebola virus disease outbreak."