NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a groundbreaking study published this week, scientists describe how Ebola virus, which can persist in certain areas of the body, can re-emerge to cause fatal disease—even long...

In the first Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) update in about a month, I take a look at some of the happenings at the meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus...

For the third time on Friday, the Emergency Committee met to hash out whether the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) met the criteria for being declared a public...

Since August 2018, an Ebola Virus Disease outbreak has raged in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, their 10th outbreak and the 2nd largest ever. Earlier this week the disease spilled over into neighboring...

The current and 10th Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the DRC began in August 2018 and their were fears of it crossing neighboring borders all along. This week, it finally happened as the Uganda...

A phase 1 randomized controlled trial has found an Ebola virus disease (EVD) vaccine, developed in Canada, was well-tolerated with no safety concerns, and high antibodies were present in participants...

The fight to contain the 2013-16 Ebola outbreak in West Africa was hampered by the lack of an effective treatment or vaccine. Researchers funded in part by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...

The World Health Organization (WHO) provided additional details on the Ebola outbreak in Likati district, Bas-Uélé Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo: The Minister of Public Health of the...

While Ebola virus disease (EVD) is notorious for being one of the world’s most deadly infections, it actually has a wide range of outcomes, where asymptomatic presentation may be as common as fatality....

Scientists have identified a ‘molecular barcode’ in the blood of patients with Ebola virus disease that can predict whether they are likely to survive or die from the viral infection. A team...