HOT TOPIC: Ebola Outbreak

NEW YORK--()--The following releases focus on the Ebola outbreak:

BOSTON and ELLICOTT CITY, Md.--SPR Advanced Technologies Receives Funding From USAID To Deploy Innovative Solution To Combat Ebola Epidemic Source: SPR Advanced Technologies, Inc.

LOS ANGELES--AHF’s 2015 Rose Parade Float to Honor ‘Ebola First Responders’ Source: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

WAYNE, Pa.--GENEX Develops Ebola Guidelines for the Workers’ Comp Industry Source: GENEX

STERLING, Va.--BringCom Receives $3.1 Million Order for Ebola Operation United Assistance Circuit from Liberia to Germany and Implements in Two Weeks Source: BringCom

CONCORD, Calif.--FDA Approves INTERCEPT Blood System for Plasma Source: Cerus Corporation

PARIS--Eutelsat Provides Equipment and Satellite Connectivity for NetHope to Support Ebola Relief Effort in West Africa Source: Eutelsat

PRINCETON, N.J.--US Army Adopts and Deploys Provodine® from Microdermis to Fight Ebola Source: Microdermis Corporation

HARTFORD, Conn.--Lyme Disease, Like Ebola, Should be Diagnosed by DNA Sequencing Source: Coalition Against Lyme and Related Borrelioses

CONCORD, Calif.--FDA Accepts IDE Supplement for INTERCEPT Blood System Treatment of Ebola Convalescent Plasma Source: CERUS

LOS ANGELES--AHF’s ‘AirheadCelebs.com’ Campaign & Billboards Target Anti-vaccine Celebrities Source: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

ENGELWOOD, Colo.--Western Union Launches Million-Dollar Global Challenge to Fight Ebola Source: Western Union

NEW YORK--New Liberia Foundation Urges Calm in Planned Demonstrations Source: New Liberia Foundation

INDIANAPOLIS--WellPoint Offers New E-Learning Tool on Global Medicine Source: WellPoint

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. & AMES, IA--Merck and NewLink Genetics Enter Into Licensing and Collaboration Agreement for Investigational Ebola Vaccine Source: Merck

WASHINGTON, D.C. & CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SAN DIEGO--USAID, Broad Institute and Illumina Form a Public-Private Partnership Combating the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa Source: Illumina, Inc.

DANBURY, Conn.--Report: Spectra254 Ultraviolet Light System 99.9 Percent Effective in Killing Ebola SurrogateSource: Spectra254

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone--Sierra Leone Action Receives Donation of Transfusion Medicine Equipment from Fresenius Kabi Source: Sierra Leone Action

SAN FRANCISCO--YoMinder App Delivers Geo-Local Alerts and Recommendations on Ebola, Flu and Infectious Diseases Source: Cloudwear

SAN DIEGO--Ichor Medical Systems Awarded DARPA Contract for Development of TriGrid Platform for Passive Immunization Source: Ichor Medical Systems

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--NanoViricides, Inc. Files Quarterly Report - Reports Further Improved Strong Cash Position Sufficient for Clinical Trials of its First Two Drug Candidates Source: NanoViricides Inc.

NEW ORLEANS--Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to Present at Supercomputing 2014: Utilizing High Performance Computers to Battle Infectious Diseases Source: Supercomputing 2014

PHILADELPHIA--Integral Molecular awarded $3.5M contract from NIH to study Ebola and Hepatitis C virus antibody response Source: Integral Molecular, Inc.

ST. PAUL, Minn.--108 Tons of Ecolab Infection Prevention Products Arrive in West Africa to Fight Spread of Ebola Source: Ecolab Inc.

IRVINE, Calif.--Media Advisory: UC Irvine School of Law Holds Public Forum with Reverend Jesse Jackson on Constitutional Implications of Ebola Source: UC Irvine School of Law

LUXEMBOURG & ACCRA, Ghana--SES Joins the Fight against Ebola Source: SES

DALLAS--MD Buyline Announces Ebola Resource Center and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Pricing Guidelines Source: MD Buyline

OLATHE, Kan.--ITW Pro Brands Offers Complete Line of CDC-Recommended Cleaning Products to Combat Ebola Virus Source: ITW Pro Brands

WALTHAM, Mass.--Fresenius Medical Care Urges At-Risk Populations to Get Annual Flu Shots, And Shares Four Simple Truths About the Vaccine Source: Fresenius Medical Care

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.--Vector Analytics Has Quantified the Potential Effect of Ebola On Retail Sales By Analyzing Consumer Sentiment and Past Crises Source: Vector Analytics

NEW YORK & MONTVALE, N.J.--New ACCA/IMA Survey Finds Global Economy Faces Dangerous Period of Uncertainty Source: Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

NEWARK, Calif.--RMS Catastrophe Models Estimate U.S. Could Experience 15 to 130 New Ebola Cases Before Year’s End Source: RMS

JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va.--U.S. Air Force Hospital Langley Adds Xenex Ebola-Zapping Robot to Inventory Source: Xenex

SONOMA, Calif.--Sonoma Valley Hospital Acquires Xenex Germ-Killing Robot to Enhance Patient SafetySource: Xenex

NORWALK, Conn.--Xerox Updates Market-Leading Ebola-Tracking Software for Instant, Secure Cloud AccessSource: Xerox

DALLAS--Healthcare Training Firm Releases Free App Download for Ebola Training for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers and Nurses Source: ImplementHIT

LOS ANGELES--Eagan Avenatti, LLP Announces $500 Million Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Kimberly-Clark Over Concerns That Protective Medical Gowns Fail Safety Tests and Spark Ebola Concerns Source: Eagan Avenatti, LLP

LOS ANGELES--Ebola: AHF & Holman United Methodist Church Partner in Community Town Hall Forum—Thurs., Oct. 30th, 7:30pm-9pm Source: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--Retail Orphan Initiative Rallies Retail Industry for Ebola Relief in Liberia Source: Retail Orphan Initiative

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--COREwafer Industries Inc. to Purchase Innovative Ebola App for Android/iPhone MarketSource: COREwafer Industries Inc.

WEST HAVEN. Conn.--NanoViricides, Inc. Signs CRADA for Material Transfer with USAMRIID for Evaluating Its Anti-Ebola Drug Candidates Source: NanoViricides, Inc.

WASHINGTON--AHF on Ebola: World Must Rethink Role of World Health Organization Source: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

SAN ANTONIO--Ebola Virus Highlights Importance of Infection Prevention; Xenex Integrates Germ-Zapping Robot with CDC Hospital Protocols for Outbreak Response Source: Xenex Disinfection Services

ANN ARBOR, Mich. & WASHINGTON--Truven Health Analytics-NPR Health Poll Finds Over 56 Percent of Americans Worry of Ebola Outbreak, Opinions on U.S. Response Split Source: Truven Health Analytics

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass.--Protecting Those Who Protect Others™: First Responders and Healthcare Workers Eligible for Never-Before-Offered Ebola Insurance Coverage Offered through Lloyd’s of London Source: Specialty Insurance Advisors

NEW YORK--JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $600,000 to Help Curtail West Africa’s Ebola Outbreak Source: JPMorgan Chase

SAN FRANCISCO--Wells Fargo Donates $150,000 to Fight Ebola Crisis Source: Wells Fargo

SEATTLE--TapImmune Provides Update on PolyStart™ Vaccine Platform Applicable to Cancer and Infectious Disease Source: TapImmune Inc.

MONROVIA, Calif.--Immunotech Laboratories, Inc. Enters into Agreement to Market Potential Ebola Virus Disease (“EVD”) Treatment and Implement Strategy for Company's ITV-1 Infectious Diseases Treatment in AfricaSource:Immunotech Laboratories, Inc.

TAIPEI, Taiwan--Cleancoating LLC Signs MOU with China Realty Developer Association (CRDA) to Bring XTIO2 Self-Cleaning Products to the Chinese Market Source: International Self-Powered Building Council

NEW YORK--Jones N. Williams, Founder of New Liberia Foundation, Applauds Appointment of Ebola Czar by US Government Source: The New Liberia Foundation

CONCORD, Calif.--Cerus Submits Compassionate Use IDE Supplement for INTERCEPT Blood System Treatment of Ebola Convalescent Plasma Source: Cerus Corporation

MONTREAL--Tamino Minerals, Inc. Announces Corporate Strategy For Mineral Explorations Due To Surging Iron Ore Prices Caused By Ebola Outbreak Source: Tamino Minerals, Inc.

WASHINGTON--Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) statement on EbolaSource: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--Sarepta Therapeutics Announces Publication of Ebola and Marburg Phase I Clinical Study Results in Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Source: Serepta

TAMPA, Fla.--Laser Spine Institute Combines Health Care IT and Clinical Expertise to Help Manage Ebola and Other Infection Control Threats in the U.S. Source: Laser Spine Institute

FAIRFIELD, Conn.--Acme United Corporation Donates Respirator Masks for Ebola Efforts Source: Acme United Corporation

WILLINGTON, Conn.--Ebola Screening Available in One Medical Passport's Online Patient Pre-Admission SystemSource: One Medical Passport

TUCSON, Ariz.--Peptide Mimics as a Drug Target for Ebola: University of Utah Researchers Create a Tool to Develop Treatments for Ebola Using Protein Technologies, Inc.’s Peptide Synthesizer Source: Protein Technologies, Inc.

MUNDELEIN, Ill.--Medical Supply Chain in an Ebola Context: Helping Hospitals Prepare Source: Medline Industries, Inc.

TAMPA, Fla.--NTRR and Partners Offer Critical Assistance to First Responders as Panic Over Ebola and Enterovirus SpreadsSource: Neutra Corp.

HUBBARD, Ohio--NanoLogix Technology Being Configured For Rapid Ebola Virus Detection Source: NanoLogix Technology

KAMPALA, Uganda--AHF Mourns Liberia’s Dr. Taban Dada; Urges African Union and W.H.O. to Accelerate Ebola Response Source: AIDS Healthcare Foundation

SANTA MONICA, Calif.--DisasterReady.org Now Providing Training to More Than 30,000 Humanitarian Aid Workers GloballySource: Cornerstone OnDemand

INDIANAPOLIS--Telework Solutions Play Strategic Role in Public Health Emergency Response Source: Telework Solutions

VIENNA--IMED 2014: Ebola, MERS & Co. – On the Trail of Infectious Diseases Source: The International Society for Infectious Diseases

SAN DIEGO--What Are We Doing to Fight Ebola and Other Disease Outbreaks? Not Enough! Says the International Council on Systems Engineering Source: INCOSE

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--Western Union and the Western Union Foundation Respond to Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Source: Western Union

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--NanoViricides CEO, Eugene Seymour, MD, MPH, Invited to Discuss the Current Ebola Outbreak on Fox Business News at 9PM EDT Tonight Source: NanoViricides, Inc.

MONROVIA, Liberia--ChildFund International Opens First Interim Care Center for Children Orphaned by Ebola Source: ChildFund International

MINNEAPOLIS--VigiLanz Real-Time Software Helps U.S. Hospitals Identify Ebola Virus Source: VigiLanz Corporation

WASHINGTON--Technology is the Solution to Ebola Medical Waste Threat at US Hospitals, Not Lowering DOT Safety Standards, Says Healthcare Coalition Source: Healthcare Coalition for Emergency Preparedness

INDIANAPOLIS--Telework Solutions Play Strategic Role in Public Health Emergency Response Source: Officescape, Inc.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--Most Effective Weapon against Ebola May Be Telemedicine Technology Source: GlobalMed

BALTIMORE--Global Virus Network Joins Forces with Private Sector to Combat Viral Epidemics Source: Global Virus Network

WEST HAVEN, Conn.--NanoViricides Reports FluCide™ Samples Were Shipped To BASi For Start of Safety/Toxicology Studies; Also Reports That Ebola Drug Candidates are Being Synthesized Source: NanoViricides, Inc.

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Recap of stories on Business Wire related to Ebola outbreak.

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