Ebola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers say
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  August 14, 2017  
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 Ebola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers sayEbola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers say
 
Ebola virus RNA can persist in the semen of survivors more than two years after the onset of infection researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found.
 
 
 Einstein researchers receive three NIH grants to protect against deadly virusesEinstein researchers receive three NIH grants to protect against deadly viruses
 
The NIH has awarded Einstein researchers three grants totaling more than $12 million to protect against three deadly viruses--Ebola, Marburg and hantavirus.
 
   New research helps unravel ecological interplay of African bat, novel virus and a parasiteNew research helps unravel ecological interplay of African bat, novel virus and a parasite
 
If there is anything scientists are certain of when it comes to bats and their supposed role in causing human disease, it is that they still have a lot to learn.
 
   Tulane University receives $12 million NIH grant to develop drug and vaccine against Lassa feverTulane University receives $12 million NIH grant to develop drug and vaccine against Lassa fever
 
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Tulane University more than $12 million to test a promising drug treatment against Lassa fever and develop a vaccine against the deadly disease endemic in parts of West Africa.
 
 WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now over
 
WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo now overThe World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the latest Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last Saturday. This comes at 42 days after the last confirmed case of Ebola. The experts have said that two incubation period cycles of 21 days have passed with no new cases and thus it can be safely said that the outbreak has ended.