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Sierra Leone's Ebola quarantine: a questionable strategy

 By Alan Lenhoff, editor on September 16, 2014

The government of the West African nation of Sierra Leone has announced a controversial plan: this coming weekend—Friday, September 19, through Sunday, September 21—it is going to enforce a nationwide quarantine. Sierra Leone’s 5.5 million citizens will be confined to their homes for 72 hours, while some 7,000 teams of healthcare...


 

 

 

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Stago's D-dimer test meets the new CLSI H59-A standards for exclusion of pulmonary embolism

Stago has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the reagent STA -Liatest D-Di, in the exclusion...



COLA receives ISO recertification

Clinical laboratory accreditation firm COLA has been recertified as meeting high “Quality Management System”...



COLA receives ISO recertification

Clinical laboratory accreditation firm COLA has been recertified as meeting high “Quality Management System”...



WellPoint supports AmeriCares' Ebola response

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Northwestern researchers develop blood test to diagnose depression and predict treatment success

A blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been developed by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine...