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In October 2015, 65 people came into direct contact with a healthcare worker presenting with a late reactivation of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the UK. Vaccination was offered to 45 individuals with an initial assessment of high exposure risk.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
This double-blind study assessed immunogenicity, lot consistency, and safety of recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus-Zaire Ebola virus envelope glycoprotein vaccine (rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP).
Sexual assault (SA) is recognized as a public health problem of epidemic proportions. Guidelines recommend the administration of post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) after an SA. However, few data are avai...
Correction: A randomised controlled trial of a telephone administered brief HIV risk reduction intervention amongst men who have sex with men prescribed post-exposure prophylaxis for HIV after sexual exposure in the UK: Project PEPSE.
[This corrects the article DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0216855.].
Knowledge, attitude and practices of medical and health science students on the antiretroviral based HIV post-exposure prophylaxis in an Ethiopian hospital: an institutional based cross-sectional study.
HIV/AIDS in resource-limited settings poses a high risk of occupational exposure to healthcare workers due to higher number of HIV infected patients. Hence, antiretroviral based post-exposure prophyla...
In the United States, cisgender men who have sex with men (MSM) who use methamphetamine are at substantial risk of HIV and can benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
Immunogenicity of Recombinant Vesicular Stomatitis Vaccine for Ebola-Zaire (rVSV[Delta]G-ZEBOV-GP) for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PREP) in People at Potential Occupational Risk for Ebola Virus Exposure
Background: The Ebola virus causes a severe disease. It can be fatal. The usual incubation period after being exposed is 2 to 21 days. There is no approved treatment for Ebola infection. ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of three vaccine strategies that may prevent Ebola virus disease (EVD) events in children and adults. Participants wi...
Interventional, single arm, open-label, non-randomized, phase IIIb study to accumulate additional data on safety and effectiveness of one dose of rVSVΔG-ZEBOV-GP against Ebola virus disea...
This is a cluster randomized trial on effectiveness of different modalities of Single Double Dose of Rifampicin Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (SDDR-PEP) for leprosy in the Comoros (Anjouan and...
Observational study looking at barriers to care for individuals seeking care, Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after an actual or perceived exposure to HIV. Following PEP treatment subjects...
The prevention of infection or disease following exposure to a pathogen. This is most frequently addressed by administering a vaccine or anti-viral medication following exposure to a virus.
Exposure of the female parent, human or animal, to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals that may affect offspring. It includes pre-conception maternal exposure.
The health and other ramifications of military and civilian exposure to WAR .
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents by inhaling them.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Tropical Medicine is the study of diseases more commonly found in tropical regions than elsewhere. Examples of these diseases are malaria, yellow fever, Chagas disease, Dengue, Helminths, African trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis, Leprosy, Lymphatic filaria...
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