Adenovirus

Beyond Ebola, keeping patients and health workers safe

Dr Doussou Touré arrives for work at Coléah Medical Centre. She washes her hands from a bucket set up in front of the building, proceeds to a screening area where her temperature is checked and recorded and only then enters the bustling facility that she supervises.
 
“Ebola is under control now, but we try to keep up the infection prevention and control systems that were put in place during the outbreak,” Dr Touré says, pointing to several sturdy, brightly-coloured bins, each one designated for the disposal of varying waste matter.
 
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CDC finds adenovirus cases related to EKC outbreak

CDC finds adenovirus cases related to EKC outbreak

 

September 3, 2013 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on August 16 that stated six cases of human adenovirus in four states were reported and linked to an epidemic keratoconjunctivitis outbreak.

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Researchers say adenoviruses could jump from monkeys to humans

Researchers say adenoviruses could jump from monkeys to humans

 

July 29, 2013 == Research at the University of California at San Francisco discovered a new adenovirus species that can spread between primates and possibly from monkeys to humans, according to a recent study in PLOS One.

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