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New Ebola Virus Research News: NIH Scientists Identify Early Impact of Ebola Virus on Immune System

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(SOURCE: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ALLERGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES) – A new mouse model of early Ebola virus (EBOV) infection has shown National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists and colleagues how early responses of the immune system can affect development of EBOV disease. The model could help identify protective immune responses as targets for developing human EBOV therapeutics. […]

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UTMB researchers find how Ebola disables the immune system

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON) A new study at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston sheds light on how Ebola so effectively disables the human immune system. Virologist Alex Bukreyev, UTMB professor and senior author of the study, said the research team engineered versions of the Ebola virus in order to study […]