Topic Archives: Ebola

This particular bit of news leaves your friend Doc Gumshoe shaking his head in puzzlement.  To wit, in the US it is expected that there will be a substantial shortage of physicians in the upcoming years.   The American Association of Medical Colleges predicts that this shortage may reach about 122,000 physicians by the year […]

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    The lack of knowledge today is stunning! Even worse following advice from doctors who are in family practice does not me...

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    look into Ozone for Covid treatments - Amazing stuff Dr Robert Rowen even cured Ebola w/ Ozone - Big Pharma won't pr...

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    I bot INO years ago on the possibility of a vaccine for ebola. Rode it down under $2 and was glad for the chance to ge...

  • JohnM

    Doc - A better way to gauge the real death rate might be to look at cases where the infection has run its course, and se...

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    Nothing is entirely evil? Are you kidding? Hitler comes to mind as entirely evil. So does ebola, earthquakes, floods,...

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    Very interesting discussion of Ebola and the Epidemic that came to NYC. I actually have a method for treating an individ...

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    From The Hill (today): "At least ten health care workers have been infected with the deadly Ebola virus as they battl...

  • arch1

    That was MK ultra. Mention of that a few years ago would get you accused of the tinfoil helmet crowd, but FOIA release o...

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    My dear Javi, what is truly important is that Dr. Thomas Frieden's last minute launch of a campaign agains pain patients...

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    Hopeful short article by Ed Yong on DRC's successful containment of its latest Ebola outbreak. Interestingly, tweeting i...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Sorry, yes it is ABX-464. Other than parking in the stock, which I have done, I have to admit I don't have a sense of cl...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Your link won't open. However, in general monoclonal antibodies have failed against the major RNA viruses HIV and HCV wh...

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    $Ebola outbreak In the Congo.........On April 22, 2017 a 30 year old man was referred to a hospital after presenting ...

  • arch1

    Some new info on Ebola epidemic; "We calculated that 3.6 percent of cases traveled, basically meaning that if you wer...

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    The vaccine was developed in Canada but is now owned and manufactured by Merck, Sharp & Dohme. It's currently being ...

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    Actually, you were wrong :) Ebola vaccine gives 100% protection, study finds http://www.cnn.com/2016/12/22/healt...

  • arch1

    glenn Thanks. Here is link to full text Lancet article; http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-673...

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    WSJ today: "Writing in the journal the Lancet, an international consortium released the final results of an experiment ...

  • DBMD

    From Fiercebiotech on UN view of R&D in biotech. More government, since they know best. Home Biotech Biopharma...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Any day now we'll get the ursine case for Arch from Gbola Amusa ("Ebola Enuresis") at Chardan Capital....

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    Hi, Ben. That was a good write up in the NEJM. Viral causes of uveitis can produce very unusual clinical pictures. In th...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I don't blame you, the teased picks based on expected trial or FDA news don't seem to be right about the direction any m...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Yes, they've been teasing it for a while: http://www.stockgumshoe.com/reviews/alternative-energy-speculator/the-biggest-...

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    $ARTH (long) Anesthesiologist with 30+ yrs experience (22nowind) further observed on comments page of SA article cited ...

  • arch1

    I think $7777 would not count as infringement. They are selling a hydrogel. Jello is a hydrogel. $arth is more like Sara...

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    The company cannot seem to pull it off, but Aethlon Medical has a device that cleans the blood of the virus load allowin...

  • SoGiAm

    #Zika (copied from Michael's virus thread): ...Also, it is an insult to intelligence and underhanded to lump Zika in wi...

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    "even when the current flu vaccine is not precisely spot on, it is at least to some degree effective.......The vaccine m...

  • SoGiAm

    White House to Shift About $500 Million for Fighting Ebola to Combating Zika Says necessary because Congress hasn't act...

  • arch1

    Ben posted this link on the Pliny thread and I am taking the liberty of posting it here for further discussion; http://...

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    As a rule I take large positions in stocks that I buy. I simply am not a believer in diversification. Again one mans opi...

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    Hey Doc, Any thoughts about Athelon Medical and the fight against virus? I believe their device was instrumental in th...

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    I have written osure tech and the cdc to set up testing centers at points of entry to tthe USA to prevent the spread of ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    It's a little tough to say yet how much trouble Zika will cause. It's a flavivirus related to dengue and Chikungunya, an...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Thanks for the thoughtful comments -- I generally agree and think many GMO advances are, on balance, worth the risk and ...

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    Anamorph - thanks. Agree in nearly all respects. However, I believe it is also important not to overstate the effecti...

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    I am not sure why you mean by fishy, dcohn, but ebola does seem to have reappeared. http://www.breitbart.com/national-s...

  • Anamorph

    Well said D Brown. Ebola has horrible symptoms and is easily spread, and there's much not known about it. But there ...

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    I can start an answer. Good questions and a fascinating topic. But it's not odd at all! The very short, over-simplifi...

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    The whole Ebola thing has be very much confused. Why did it stop. How did they stop it. How did it start. Why didn't...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Vaccine companies tend not to pass on jingle to their investors. That's my estimation after pulling charts on what few e...

  • arch1

    Continuing what I began concerning ISIS or IS. When an opening is left for brutality,brutality will grow to fill it. A...

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    Here is an excerpt from today’s WAPO article reporting that the mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with...

  • arch1

    Autumn is a second spring where every leaf is a flower…… Albert Camus French philosopher much influenced by Sarte, ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Great scientific coverage of what we have learned about the Ebola problem in Africa in present issue of Nature. http://w...

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    Hepatitis B Vaccine... ABIVAX DEVELOPS NOVEL MEDICINES TO CONTROL LIFE-THREATENING VIRAL DISEASES ABIVAX is a biote...

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    Canada continues to develop critical medicines for no payout... The strange tale of Canada’s ebola vaccine Commercia...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Frank...yes humanitarian plus PR, but also there is the fact that devising this vaccine beefed up MRK's vaccine expertis...

  • arch1

    DR KSS In re $merk Ebola vaccine; Interview with DR. Henry Miller of Stanford and formerly with FDA ,,says 100% efficacy...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Lancet: $MRK Ebola vaccine 100 percent effective in phase 3 trial in Guinea at interim analysis. The vaccine was base...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    They certainly now have a full house of HBV strategies on their board, few of them tested. I wish Tekmira would be less ...

  • DBMD

    The reason HCV needs a Benitec cure. I thought that Benitec would run out of patients for their trials because of Solval...

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    Re: MERS US officials calling the country grossly unprepared for a MERS epidemic. Reminds me of the Ebola scare and the...

  • DBMD

    From Oxidation for Health thread: September 3, 2014 at 3:18 pm Jack: I did, and I officially hereby revise that to ...

  • SoGiAm

    ARNI-FLEMINGTON, N.J., June 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arno Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB:ARNI), a clinical stage biopharma...

  • DBMD

    I meant to mention a KSS quote in regard to GBIM from the Ebola thread: "I don’t regard Tarmogens, which Gilead is in...

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    I was wondering the same thing. If Ebola has a 50% fatality rate (I thought it was closer to 90%) then 1,000 times that...

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    You have to laugh at the hype: "...more prevalent than Ebola… and 1,000 times more deadly.” If Ebola kills ½ of t...

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    $New Teaser Email Has Travis covered this? A bit more harsh/alarming than most teasers. CDC Targets Silent Killer...

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    Great find. I am amazed to see this. There is more to Ebola that meets the eye. Glad they took the prescribed precaution...

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    FWIW: Interesting tidbit about Ebola... even though you can be cleared as Dr Crozier was supposedly, it may still be in ...

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    Some news that may affect $TKMR - success treating monkeys with Ebola: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-32424145...

  • arch1

    Larry I thought this was one we discussed early on in Liberia Ebola outbreak,,,,I could not find it but here is recent n...

  • SoGiAm

    IMMVF-Immunovaccine Inc. (TSX: IMV) receives Fast Track and Phase I trial approval for Ebola and Anthrax vaccine program...

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    Health related with some politics thrown in (sorry Alan - but it's humorous): A Newly Defined Disease is Found to be...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Hi Steve...not an unreasonable query, and great observations. Certainly it almost looks mo-mo-ey here, and insiders have...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Yes, but they utterly failed to execute....they did not try to insinuate themselves into that situation. And frankly, no...

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    #HEB Has anyone else been watching Hemispherix. I know it was talked about way back when. I didn't know they were wor...

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    To start with the - probably - obvious Rae, make sure you have either a price alert set on your broker site - if it's a ...

  • Patricia

    Having worked in hospitals, I can appreciate the value and potential of their product. I spent some time last night look...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    If you have to use a 16 foot ladder to change your light bulbs, switch to AeroTech bulbs, super rough service, that will...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    An interesting thought, but for sake of devil's advocacy, keep in mind that the clinical utility of RNAi still hasn't re...

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    EBOLA CURE ? What do you think of this? Could this be a money maker? Ebola cure. This company made a filter that cu...

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    Former Army Ebola researcher is the Time Magazine 2014 person of the year fighting the war of Ebola. http://www.army.mi...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    Thanks seeking for great coverage of $BCRX. Make no mistake about it...this is one good virology company. It is in centr...

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    Hi Doc, Some interesting press releases on BioCryst BioCryst Receives Orphan Drug Designation for BCX4161 for th...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    I got a nice email this am from Josephus Weeks. He is the brother of Thomas Eric Duncan, the African man who died in Dal...

  • DBMD

    ABIO (mentioned Tiny BioTech) Lots of news accounting for uptick rNAPc2 Previously Demonstrated Post-Exposure Efficacy...

  • SoGiAm

    Money Morning-Biotech Insider-He provides a list of 5 companies (not specific of course) he's touting; Three are Ebola-...

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    Alan KSS Post 352 on Ebola article: Also, to run my list for anyone interested: Long positions: sentiment Achaogen ...

  • analog68

    I have yet to make a single move based on anything DH says but I follow him for info purposes. He took a position in RG...

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    CMRX - Chimerix This is a nice chart. From 14 to 35 in the last year. Working on an Ebola treatment. Chimerix's ...

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    In case anyone out there is wondering what alternative treatments are out there for ebola, it seems ozone treatment, ult...

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    I'll also comment upon "What else is necessary to contain the Ebola virus?" Frankly, the most important thing is to educ...

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    Overall, this is a good essay, Doc Gumshoe. But as a physician I take exception to a few issues. Primarily, I disagree w...

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    Good news for $CERS. FDA OK's IDE for Cerus' system for treating convalescent plasma for Ebola patients • 9:25 AM ...

  • duped

    CTIC has had about 4 reverse stock splits. Check out Adam F's opinion of their CEO Jim Bianco. Thinks he may be the "w...

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    The FDA holds a lot of cards. When I ask the famous "follow the money" question, I sometimes feel I'm a conspiracy theo...

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    Thanks Om, I will take a look at that.Interesting little company and with the Time magazine article they are getting not...

  • Michael Jorrin (aka Doc Gumshoe)

    Firefly DX so far is able to detect several common pathogens - flu, MRSA, HPV, etc - & presumably can be programmed ...

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    Has anyone heard of this stock PSID? Would love to hear your take on this. DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NE...

  • DBMD

    The Reston strain is not pathogenic in humans, but is resp spread among humans. The infection did come from primates, an...

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    Gummies, as to Doc Gumshoes # 1 comment, what was the ticker for the Company which is devising the test for Ebola CEMI ?...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    Many thanks for the comments. Here are some comments on the comments: 1) In general, I am highly skeptical that any ...

  • DrKSSMDPhD

    A perspicacious read, Michael, and thank you. News is that India is wrestling with the circumstances of an infected ...

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    I've read that in Sierra Leone, a government approved, successful Ebola treatment involves the use of Colloidial Silver...

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    a good job by "doc" but did you notice how most of the commentary went off-subject? I think that is because the whole m...

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    I'm surprised in all the news about Ebola to find no mention of Cerus's (CERS) Intercept System for various blood produc...

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    http://m.seekingalpha.com/news/2123605 Links to the 3 companies with ties to Ebola point of care testing. It seems b...

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