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Ottawa researchers working with World Health Organization to improve response to public health emergencies
April 4, 2019 - In response to the SARS outbreak, the threat of influenza pandemics, and the changing nature of public health emergencies, the World Health Organization released the revised International Health Regulations (IHR(2005)). These regulations are the most
Researchers find compound that can protect mice from Ebola
July 27, 2016 - Drs. Michel Chr├ętien (OHRI Emeritus Scientist), Majambu Mbikay and colleagues from the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg have found a compound that can protect mice from the Ebola virus, even when given as little as 30 minutes before i
Ottawa research informs international Ebola guideline
June 14, 2016 - Should clinicians wear double gloves or single gloves when caring for Ebola patients? What about full gowns versus coveralls? After Ebola broke out in West Africa in late 2013, the World Health Organization (WHO) asked Dr. David Moher and his tea