Ebola Virus

Ebola, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola viral disease, is a rare and deadly illness caused by one of the strains of Ebola virus. This viral agent is regarded as a prototype pathogen of viral hemorrhagic fever, with high fatality rates in humans and primates.
What is Ebola?

Ebola, also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever or Ebola viral disease, is a rare and deadly illness caused by one of the strains of Ebola virus. This viral agent is regarded as a prototype pathogen of viral hemorrhagic fever, with high fatality rates in humans and primates. The natural reservoir of Ebola virus remains unknown, although bats seem to be the most likely reservoir.

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SwRI receives $1.9 million to identify potential treatments for COVID-19

SwRI receives $1.9 million to identify potential treatments for COVID-19

5-day Remdesivir dose works as well as the 10-day dose in COVID-19, study finds

5-day Remdesivir dose works as well as the 10-day dose in COVID-19, study finds

New vaccine appears to be highly protective against Ebola infection in mice

New vaccine appears to be highly protective against Ebola infection in mice

Drugmakers tout COVID-19 vaccines to refurbish their public image

Drugmakers tout COVID-19 vaccines to refurbish their public image

Visual Science designs a scientific model of  SARS-Cov-2 virus

Visual Science designs a scientific model of SARS-Cov-2 virus

Passive immummization can offer instant, short-term fortification against infectious agents

Passive immummization can offer instant, short-term fortification against infectious agents

Novel telemedicine platform protects health professionals caring for patients with infectious diseases

Novel telemedicine platform protects health professionals caring for patients with infectious diseases

Excluding children from COVID-19 clinical trials may limit their treatment options

Excluding children from COVID-19 clinical trials may limit their treatment options

Scientists generate molecular models of compounds relevant for COVID-19

Scientists generate molecular models of compounds relevant for COVID-19

Newly launched clinical trial can help treat COVID-19 patients

Newly launched clinical trial can help treat COVID-19 patients

Remdesivir shows powerful activity against SARS-CoV-2 in Vitro

Remdesivir shows powerful activity against SARS-CoV-2 in Vitro

International collaborators propose a new ranking scheme to classify SARS-CoV-2

International collaborators propose a new ranking scheme to classify SARS-CoV-2

Accelerating Antibody Discovery with Next-Generation Single-Cell Analysis

Accelerating Antibody Discovery with Next-Generation Single-Cell Analysis

Scientists estimate fatality ratio across full spectrum of COVID-19 disease

Scientists estimate fatality ratio across full spectrum of COVID-19 disease

Scientists predict how the novel coronavirus spreads in a typical household

Scientists predict how the novel coronavirus spreads in a typical household

Six novel coronaviruses found in bats

Six novel coronaviruses found in bats

Potential universal Ebola vaccine may neutralize all four harmful virus species

Potential universal Ebola vaccine may neutralize all four harmful virus species

Coronavirus able to survive near boiling point of water, study shows

Coronavirus able to survive near boiling point of water, study shows

The race is on for a coronavirus vaccine, 70 candidates, 3 at human trial stage

The race is on for a coronavirus vaccine, 70 candidates, 3 at human trial stage

Remdesivir shows promise in post-infection treatment for COVID-19 disease

Remdesivir shows promise in post-infection treatment for COVID-19 disease