Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study reveals how some antibodies can broadly neutralize ebolaviruses

Some survivors of ebolavirus outbreaks make antibodies that can broadly neutralize these viruses—and now, scientists at Scripps Research have illuminated how these antibodies can disable the viruses so effectively. The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Man's Ebola relapse spawned dozens of new cases in Africa

A man in Africa who developed Ebola despite receiving a vaccine recovered but suffered a relapse nearly six months later that led to 91 new cases before he died. The report adds to evidence that the deadly virus can lurk ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fog delays delivery of Ebola vaccines for Guinea

The delivery to Guinea of vaccines against the Ebola virus has been delayed because of fog disrupting flights to the capital Conakry, a health official said Sunday.

Medical research

Commonalities found between viral infections and ovarian cancer

DNA viruses, such as herpesviruses and poxviruses, are among the most prolific and deadly viruses on Earth. Their ability to proliferate widely is due in large part to the way these viruses incubate in the body. Many DNA ...

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Difficulties to care for ICU patients caused by COVID-19

Researchers from the University of Seville's Nursing Department, with the collaboration of professionals from the ICU at Virgen Macarena University Hospital in Seville, have analyzed the key factors in caring for critical ...

Medical research

New drug target for Ebola, Marburg viruses

Ebola and Marburg are among the most deadly viruses, with mortality rates from these infections ranging from 25% to 90%. While no drugs currently are available on the market to prevent infection from these viruses—they ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus variant from South Africa detected in US for 1st time

A new variant of the coronavirus emerged Thursday in the United States, posing yet another public health challenge in a country already losing more than 3,000 people to COVID-19 every day.

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China says WHO coronavirus experts to visit from Thursday

Ten World Health Organization scientists will visit China from Thursday to probe the origins of COVID-19, authorities said Monday, more than a year after the pandemic began and amid accusations Beijing has tried to thwart ...

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