New Ebola reserch "paper does not fundamentally change our understanding of Ebola virus transmission" - Prof David Evans
Professor David Evans, of the University of Warwick's School of Life Science, has provided commented upon the newly published,in Science, modelling paper looking at interventons needed to contain Ebola in West Africa:
Professor Andrew Easton, of the University of Warwick's School of Life Science, has provided commented upon the newly published report in Science on the genetic influence on Ebola outcome in mice.
Dr Maria do Mar Pereira - Street harassment is a daily occurrence for women of all backgrounds and ages
Actor Shoshana B Roberts put together a video recording all the remarks she got from passers-by as she walked for 10 hours through New York. Street harassment of the kind seen in her video happens every day in the UK and around the world, according to Dr Maria do Mar Pereira, Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick.
Tomorrow marks the 30th anniversary of the assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984, she was killed by her Sikh bodyguards. In the following days violence broke out and around 8,000 Sikhs were killed in North India, with more than 3,000 in Delhi.
Professor Swaran Singh from Warwick Medical School was a trainee surgeon in Delhi at the time and has first-hand experience of this tragic moment in India’s history. As a sikh, Professor Singh was caught up in the violence, grief and confusion of the days that followed Gandhi’s death and as a result turned his back on his surgical career and set up a makeshift clinic in a relief camp. He finally left Delhi in 1990 and has recently returned to find out what happened to many of the people he helped.
Prof. David Evans - Possible that a successful GSK Ebola vaccine might help in this outbreak due to underestimating the number of cases
Despite the recent involvement of UK and US military personnel there remains a massive shortfall in the resources needed to control the outbreak in West Africa. Current reported cases and deaths are probably a two-fold (or greater) underestimate - This being the case, it is still possible that a successful GSK Ebola vaccine might help in this outbreak.