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CDC Requests New High Containment Lab
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has requested funds for a new high containment lab; let's give it to them.
CDC's Uganda-Based Viral Surveillance Program Significantly Reduces Disease Detection Time
The program can detect viral hemorrhagic fevers about 12 days faster than previous efforts.
Global Virome Project Will Spend Next 10 Years Identifying Unknown Viruses in the Wild
The Global Virome Project is set to launch in 2018, and will spend the next 10 years working to identify as many as 827,000 unknown viruses in the wild.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—February 11, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
Ebola Survivors Still Producing Antibodies 40 Years After First Outbreak
Forty years after the first Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, investigators find that a small group of survivors are still producing virus-fighting antibodies.
Antiviral Drug Identified as Effective Ebola Fighter
A research team has found that an antiviral drug available in Russia and a few other countries shows promising results when it comes to fighting Ebola virus disease.
Fault Lines of Human-Animal Interaction May Aid in Predicting Next Infectious Disease Pandemic
In a new study, a pair of Australian virologists argue that we cannot predict virus outbreaks, looking at the “fault lines” of interaction between humans and animals may help us be better prepared.
 
Tackling Vaccine-Preventable Diseases: Challenges and Advancements
Although there have been important improvements to existing vaccines, the list of vaccine-preventable diseases has barely changed at all in over two decades.
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