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September 01, 2014
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Leading Ebola researcher says there's an effective treatment for Ebola
Galveston TX (SPX) Sep 01, 2014
A leading U.S. Ebola researcher from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has gone on record stating that a blend of three monoclonal antibodies can completely protect monkeys against a lethal dose of Ebola virus up to 5 days after infection, at a time when the disease is severe. Thomas Geisbert, professor of microbiology and immunology, has written an editorial for Nature discussing advances in Ebola treatment research. The filoviruses known as Ebola virus and Marburg virus are amo ... read more
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Ebola epidemic decimating health workers in Guinea
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Regional crisis talks as Ebola death toll tops 1,500
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DARPA Developing Novel Therapies Customized to Individual Patients
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Climate change poses growing health threat: UN
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Decision support system makes malaria diagnostics more effective
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UN vows central role in fighting 'exceptional' Ebola epidemic
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Study shows emergency room nurses share special traits
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Seals, sea lions help bring tuberculosis from Africa to Americas
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Ebola epidemic "vastly" underestimated: WHO
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