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THC Farmaceuticals Receives Patent Protection in Republic of South Africa For Methods of Producing Antibody- Rich Cannabis and Honeysuckle Plants

THOUSAND OAKS, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 12, 2019 / CBDual Biotechnology Corp., a subsidiary of THC Farmaceuticals, Inc (OTC PINK: CBDG) today announced that its parent company has been granted patent protection for the South African Patent Application No. 2017/01966 regarding the parent company’s Methods of Producing Antibody- Rich Cannabis and Honeysuckle Plants. South African Republic’s Patent Office has scheduled publication of this international...

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Today marks Anniversary of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Last year on May 24, a pregnant woman and a friend stagger in to a hospital in Kenema, They were diagnosed as Sierra Leone’s first Ebola cases. International Development Secretary Justine Greening said “A year ago today it was confirmed that the deadly Ebola virus had reached Sierra Leone. In the months that followed this terrible disease swept across the country claiming thousands of lives, devastating communities and temporarily crippling...

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Ebola case numbers quadruple in Guinea

Today, Sierra Leone berated the “selfish and shameful” behavior of people risking a resurgence of the Ebola virus by ignoring quarantine restrictions, as authorities announced a spike in cases. Already devastated by Ebola, Guinea and Sierra Leone saw a spike in new cases last week, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, crushing hopes that the deadly outbreak was petering out. The country’s National Ebola Response Centre...

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Italian Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

On May 12th 2015, The World Health Organization (WHO) received notification of a laboratory-confirmed case of the Ebola virus disease in Italy. The nurse had worked with an Italian aid group in Sierra Leone, one of the West African countries hit by the outbreak last year. He started showing the first symptoms two days after his return last Sunday to his home in Sassari, Sardinia. He immediately isolated himself in his room and was safely transferred...

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Liberia Cautiously Celebrates End of Ebola

Saturday marks 42 days since Liberia’s last Ebola case — the benchmark used to declare the outbreak over because it represents two incubation periods of 21 days for new cases to emerge. The World Health Organization on Saturday called the milestone a “monumental achievement for a country that reported the highest number of deaths in the largest, longest, and most complex outbreak since Ebola first emerged in 1976.” Just...

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What You Need to Know About The Flu Vaccine

This year’s annual flu shot will offer protection against H1N1 flu (swine flu) virus, in addition to two other influenza viruses that are expected to be in circulation this flu season.   A vaccine that protects against four strains of the virus will also be available, as will a high-dose flu vaccine for adults age 65 and older.   As you can see there are many different flu vaccines and the general population believes that there...

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Ebola found living in Eye of US Doctor

Before he contracted Ebola, Dr. Ian Crozier had two blue eyes. After he was told he was cured of the disease, his left eye turned green. The medic, who caught the bug while working in Sierra Leone, had blurred eyesight and pain two months after being declared Ebola-free. The announcement on Thursday said the virus reappeared in Crozier who was diagnosed with Ebola in September 2014 while working with the World Health Organization. The test results...

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Bushmeat is Back

Bushmeat was a popular fare in Nigeria, but with the threat of Ebola people have been less interested in it. Wild animal meat is thought to be the origin of the current Ebola outbreak. Now the the Ebola scare is dying down, hunted animals are once again being seen along roadsides for sale. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) says… The term “bushmeat” refers to meat that comes from wild animals captured in developing regions of the world...

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Pathologist Says ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Threatened in Measles Outbreak

Spending time with other people is a cure for loneliness. But being a member of a vaccinated community has an important added benefit: preventing the spread of vaccine-preventable infectious diseases such as preventing a measles outbreak. The current concern over outbreaks of measles in the United States provides valuable lessons about how vaccinations are effective Gary W. Procop, MD, FCAP, chairs the CAP Microbiology Resource Committee and specializes...

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Human Clinical Trials Begin for Deadly Hendra Virus Therapy

The world’s first human clinical trials for a treatment against Hendra virus, a rare but deadly viral disease, have just begun in Australia, using a human monoclonal antibody discovered by Federal scientists at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Md. Earlier work led by Christopher Broder, Ph.D., at USU, and Dimitar Dimitrov, Ph.D., at NCI, supported by the National...

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