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Canadian scientists have rescued from death monkeys that were infected with a lethal dose of Ebola, in the latest study of an experimental drug that has been used on a handful of Ebola victims in West Africa.
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Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.
Pictured above is a colorized image of an Ebola virus virion. Credit: Centers for Disease Control microbiologist Frederick A. Murphy.
Three Canadian scientists evacuated from Sierra Leone over Ebola concerns are back in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Friday night.
France's state health institute, Inserm, is in talks with Guinea authorities on the first clinical trials of experimental Ebola therapies on patients ill with the virus in the West African country.
Gary Kobinger of the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg said the level of improvement in the infected monkeys treated with ZMapp exceeded his expectations.
In this undated file photo provided by Kentucky BioProcessing, tobacco plants are grown in a controlled environment at the Kentucky BioProcessing facility in Owensboro, Ky.
Along with corporate offices, BioConsortia’s 5,700-square-foot facilities at 1940 Research Park Drive include microbiology and molecular biology labs, growth chambers and resources for genomic analysis.
The company that has licensed a Canadian-made Ebola vaccine says it hopes to start a Phase 1 trial on the serum within the next few weeks.
The New England Journal of Medicine published research results today from a clinical trial of a drug shown to safely reduce the viral load and clinical illness of healthy adult volunteers intranasally infected with respiratory syncytial virus .
Dr. Joel Kettner, Manitoba's former chief medical officer of health, said three Canadian researchers exposed to the Ebola virus and recently evacuated from Sierra Leone likely won't spend any time in hospital when they get home.
The predominant strain of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infecting people in Europe, the Middle East and northern Africa derived from a single sub-Saharan ancestor, a team of international researchers reported this week in mBio , the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
Genomic analysis suggests the C. hutchinsonii genome lacks homologs to an obvious exoglucanase that previously seemed essential for cellulose degradation."
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A Shepherd University microbiology instructor will share insights about the decline of frog populations at a Potomac Valley Audubon Society program next month.
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