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EBOLA NEWS - Page 5

Ebola May Have Found Another Place to Hide Out: The Lungs
Researchers have found potential evidence that suggests Ebola may be able to replicate in the lungs of recovering patients.
New Global Coalition Aims to Stop Future Epidemics with New Vaccines
A new coalition created by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other global partners will launch at this year’s World Economic Forum, with the goal of supporting the fast-tracked development of new vaccines.
Examining Human-to-Human Transmission of Contact-Transmitted Zoonotic Pathogens
Researchers from Erasmus disease the key factors needed for successful human-to-human contact-transmission of zoonotic pathogens.
Ebola Vaccine Offers 100% Protection Against Deadly Virus
Researchers have found that an experimental vaccine designed to fight the Ebola virus has proven to be highly protective.
Defense Mechanism in Human Cells May Be Used to Fight Deadly Diseases
A defense mechanism by which plants and animals fight off RNA viruses was recently observed in human cells for the first time, offering researchers a look at new ways to treat viral diseases.
Pandemic Influenza Top of Mind for CDC Director
Thomas Frieden, MD, MPH, director of the CDC, and Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, chief executive of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation discuss how governments and business organizations should prepare for pandemics, especially a potential influenza pandemic.
Potential Case of Ebola Reported in Canada
A new potential case of the Ebola virus has been reported in Canada.
Mutated Gene Increased Infectivity of Ebola in 2013-2016 West African Epidemic
Studies find that a mutated gene that encodes the Ebola virus glycoprotein increased its ability to infect human and primate cells in the 2013-2106 West African epidemic.
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