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Ebola virus and Marburg virus cause serious disease outbreaks with high case fatality rates. We aimed to assess the safety and immunogenicity of two investigational DNA vaccines, one (EBO vaccine) encoding Ebola virus Zaire and Sudan glycoproteins and one (MAR) encoding Marburg virus glycoprotein.

The United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) has reported a decline in the number of confirmed Ebola cases in the three most affected Ebola hit countries of Liberia, Guinea and

A total of 37 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was reported in the week to 12 April, compared with 30 the previous week. Case incidence in Guinea increased to 28, compared with 21 confirmed cases the previous week. Sierra Leone reported 9 confirmed cases, the same total as in the previous week.

Liberia, where the Ebola outbreak seeing exponential growth in cases last September and treatment centers filled up the day they opened, started to turn back the epidemic when it organized and empowered local teams to handle the response.

A Japanese research team says it has developed a field test for Ebola that gives results in just over 11 minutes—down from the 90-minute test used now.

GENEVA - West Africa's Ebola epidemic still poses a threat to other countries but the risk of international spread appears to be diminishing, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Two new Ebola vaccines have passed an important test, protecting monkeys against the strain of the virus responsible for the current deadly outbreak, researchers reported on Wednesday.

Ministry of health and sanitation says a nine-year-old was tested positive for the disease after his death in the eastern Kailahun district of the country

One year into the Ebola epidemic, the international community must take stock of the lessons learned and emerge stronger than before.

Fear and stigma are often common human reactions to a disease, especially diseases with a high rate of transmission. Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola
hemorrhagic fever is a very severe and often fatal illness in humans caused by Ebola virus. There is currently an overwhelming concern in West Africa about the spread of