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Emergency Fund Will Bankroll Ebola Research To Help In The Current Outbreak
Applications are due in two weeks. Results are due in two months.
Four Predictions About The Ebola Outbreak
One epidemiologist's outlook on what the Ebola epidemic has in store for West Africa—and the rest of the world.
Why Ebola Isn’t A ‘Global Health Emergency’–At Least Not In The Way You Might Think
It's not going to cause massive worldwide epidemics
How Two Americans Got An Untested Ebola Treatment
…and why no patients in Africa are going to get it.
How Did The Deadliest Strain Of Ebola Travel From Central To West Africa?
It was not Gwyneth Paltrow.
What Makes Ebola So Deadly?
Ebola viruses prevent the body from mounting an immune response against them, but a new study finds that mutating just one gene makes the virus unable to suppress the immune system.
Ebola Virus Cured in Monkeys a Full Day After Infection
The Ebola virus—one of the world’s deadliest diseases—has a kill rate of 90 percent. That’s largely because the best current...
Are We Unintentionally Breeding Hordes of Killer Super-Animals?
Unstoppable mutant vermin and farm critters stir up health scares
Researcher Charged With Smuggling Stolen Ebola Virus
... despite the fact that he did not in fact have any of the virus with him
Scientists Create First Map of Hotspots of Emerging Infectious Disease
New research shows where deadly pathogens are cropping up the fastest. Unfortunately, the hottest hot zones often have the least funding to monitor for emerging diseases