New Species of Ebola Discovered
New Species of Ebola Discovered
The Bombali Ebola virus was identified in bats in Sierra Leone, and there’s no evidence that it has infected people or causes human disease.
New Species of Ebola Discovered
New Species of Ebola Discovered

The Bombali Ebola virus was identified in bats in Sierra Leone, and there’s no evidence that it has infected people or causes human disease.

The Bombali Ebola virus was identified in bats in Sierra Leone, and there’s no evidence that it has infected people or causes human disease.

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Planning for the Next Ebola Outbreak
Planning for the Next Ebola Outbreak
Bob Grant | Jan 20, 2016
A public-health nonprofit and an international drugmaker team up to stockpile hundreds of thousands of doses of a promising vaccine and to speed along the approval process.
Trialed Ebola Treatment Ineffective
Trialed Ebola Treatment Ineffective
Catherine Offord | Jan 8, 2016
Field tests fail to show improved prognosis for Ebola-infected patients treated with survivors’ blood plasma.
Ebola Drug Trial Canceled
Ebola Drug Trial Canceled
Jef Akst | Feb 2, 2015
As the number of Ebola cases declines, Chimerix is unable to recruit enough patients for its trial in Liberia testing the antiviral drug brincidofovir.
Bats the Source of Ebola?
Bats the Source of Ebola?
Bob Grant | Dec 30, 2014
The epidemic in West Africa may have been sparked by bats in Guinea, researchers propose, but concrete evidence of the route of zoonotic infection is lacking.
Ebola Drug Trials to Start in Africa
Ebola Drug Trials to Start in Africa
Bob Grant | Nov 13, 2014
Researchers will test antiviral drugs and transfusions of blood from Ebola survivors in the West African countries hardest hit by the epidemic.