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The Contagion® Ebola specialty page provides Ebola-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

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Biodetection Technologies Biothreats and Pathogen Detection: Coverage from the Biodefense World Summit
Ebola virus tracking and mechanisms to detect threats to our national food supply are highlighted.
Ebola Outbreak Officially Over in DRC
The World Health Organization has officially declared that the recent Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is over.
Pandemic Bonds: Future Funding for Outbreak Response? Public Health Watch Report
The World Bank recently announced plans to issue “pandemic bonds and derivatives” to help fund its Pandemic Emergency Finance Facility, which will “channel surge funding” to at-risk countries in the developing world.
Novel Ebola Vaccine Provides Sustained Antibody Response One Year After Administration
The results of a recent Phase IB study show that the novel Ebola vaccine, V920, was well-tolerated and “stimulated a rapid onset of binding and neutralizing antibodies,” which persisted for up to 1 year.
Top 5 <i>Contagion</i>® News Articles for the Week of June 11, 2017
New drugs for HIV, the growing rate of antibiotic resistance, a new hepatitis C treatment option, and updates on the Ebola outbreak and Lyme disease diagnostics, make up the Top 5 articles for this week.
ASM Microbe 2017 Keynote Speaker Brings DNA Sequencing to Space
ASM member Kate Rubins, PhD, first individual to sequence DNA in space, shed light on her experience as a NASA astronaut in a keynote conversation at the ASM Microbe 2017 meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ebola Outbreak Seemingly Contained as Experimental Vaccine Approved for Use
As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo holds steady at 2 confirmed and 3 probable cases, the Ministry of Health has approved the administration of an experimental vaccine against the virus.
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