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2015-04-28 08:37:59

Health Leaders from Atlanta, Dallas, Chicago, and Los Angeles Bring Front Line Experiences Fighting Ebola and Measles To Policymakers WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Four

2015-04-27 23:05:30

Deadly viruses such as Ebola are the target of Phelix Therapeutics, the newest resident of the University City Science Center's Port business incubator at 3711 Market Street in Philadelphia.

2015-04-22 23:02:06

Project Leadership Associates (PLA) has received the Microsoft Azure Award for Ebola Research to support a leading-edge cloud computing project focused on stopping the deadly impact of this infectious

2015-04-21 08:36:03

Ebola Innovation Summit Welcomes Brightest Idea-Makers in Global Health, Technology and Government to Devise New Ways to Tackle Ebola SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-20 16:28:10

Visit to West Africa highlights Canada's contributions to global response efforts OTTAWA, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Dr.

2015-04-20 12:33:34

Epidemic Intelligence Services officers present findings on Ebola, EV D68, MERS and more ATLANTA, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2015-04-15 12:30:43

This Was Followed by A Sudden Decrease in Replikin Count and the Rapid Decline in Number of New Ebola Cases Throughout 2014; Ebola Replikin Count has Begun to Rise Again in 2015 LONDON, April

2015-04-10 08:24:53

Powered by 22otters, new smartphone coaching app provides accessible training on safe use of personal protective equipment SAN MATEO, Calif., April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers

2015-04-08 12:30:27

- A single administration of Profectus VesiculoVax(TM)-vectored vaccine rapidly provides complete protection of non-human primates from sickness and death when challenged with lethal dose of Makona

2015-04-06 23:06:06

In an effort to help members of the public better understand the challenges confronting public health and our medical response to existing and potential future epidemics, Husson University’s


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Franquet's Epauletted Fruit Bat, Epomops franqueti
2012-08-14 08:12:01

Franquet's epauletted fruit bat (Epomops franqueti) is a megabat that is native to Africa. Its range extends from Angola and Zambia in the south to Sudan and the Ivory Coast. This range includes Angola, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Rwanda, and Uganda, among other areas. It is thought that these bats may appear in Zambia as well. It prefers a habitat within tropical and subtropical mangrove, arid, and moist forests as well as in swamps and arid savannahs. Franquet’s epauletted...

Western Red Colobus, Procolobus badius
2012-06-21 13:40:23

The western red colobus (Procolobus badius) is an Old World monkey that is native to Africa. Its range includes the forests of Ghana to Senegal. It was previously though that this species held all other red colobuses, although it still holds three subspecies. In 1994, western red colobuses that were eaten by common chimpanzees and other species contracted Ebola from the infected individuals. The western red colobus has been given a conservation status of “Endangered” on the IUCN Red List....

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2011-02-17 16:29:01

Marburg virus, or Marburg, is the standard name for the genus of viruses Marburgvirus which contains the species, Lake Victoria Marburgvirus. It causes Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever (MHF) which originated with primates. It originated in Africa and can infect humans and primates. It is in the same taxonomic family as Ebola and both are identical structurally although they elicit different antibodies. It was named after the location of the first outbreak in Marburg, Germany in 1967. The...

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2011-01-11 13:37:27

Filoviridae family of viruses belongs to the order of Mononegavirales. Filoviruses cause hemorrhagic fever often with fatal bleeding and coagulating abnormalities. The name comes from the Latin word filum, which alludes to the thread-like appearance of virus particles. They are single stranded negative sense RNA viruses that target primates. The two genera are Ebola-Reston virus and Marburg virus. The family was discovered in 1967 when 31 people were infected with the Marburg virus in...

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2011-01-11 10:59:51

Ebolavirus (EBOV), a viral genus, is the disease Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), a viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF). The virus gets its name from the Ebola River Valley in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where the first outbreak occurred in 1976. The virus was obscure until 1989 when several widely publicized outbreaks occurred among monkeys in the United States. The virus disrupts the endothelial cells lining the interior surface of blood vessels. The platelets become unable to...

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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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