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2010-05-21 09:13:52

New research has found that an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health protects monkeys against not only the two most lethal Ebola virus species for which it was originally designed, both recognized in 1976, but also against a newer Ebola virus species that was identified in 2007. Nancy J. Sullivan, Ph.D., of the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), NIH, led the study team, which included...

2010-04-27 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced today that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Joyce, will present at the Rodman & Renshaw 6th Annual Global Healthcare Conference at 2:00 p.m. BST on Tuesday, May 18th. The event will be held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London, UK. Additional information can be accessed...

2010-04-13 08:15:00

DENVER, April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Corgenix Medical Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CONX), a worldwide developer and marketer of diagnostic test kits, including innovative products for emerging pathogens and lethal viruses, today announced a major extension of the collaborative effort to combat important viral diseases. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a grant totaling $600,000 to Corgenix for the two-year study, which will focus on development of novel,...

2010-03-24 08:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, reminds shareholders that James A. Joyce, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aethlon Medical, Inc., will present a corporate update from the NASDAQ Marketsite at the 2010 RedChip New York Equities Conference on March 24, 2010, at the market close (4:00 p.m. EDT). Investors are urged to listen...

2010-03-12 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced that Richard H. Tullis, Ph.D., the company's Chief Science Officer, will present at the French Biotech Tour held at The Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, on March 15, 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b) The French Biotech Tour is a showcase of...

2010-03-08 14:06:00

New World hemorrhagic fevers are emerging infectious diseases found in South America that can cause terrible, Ebola-like symptoms. Current treatments are expensive and only partially effective. Now, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) researchers have discovered exactly how one type of New World hemorrhagic fever virus latches onto and infects human cells, offering a much-needed lead toward new treatments. "New World hemorrhagic fevers are nasty, serious, and often fatal diseases," says...

2010-03-02 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, announced that Jim Joyce, its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate update from the NASDAQ Marketsite at the 2010 RedChip New York Equities Conference on March 24, 2010. Mr. Joyce will address a number of topics, including manufacturing, research programs and initial...

2010-02-02 08:11:43

Compound could be used against HIV-1, Nipah, Ebola and other deadly viruses Viruses are insidious creatures. They differ from each other in many ways, and they can mutate "” at times seemingly at will, as with HIV "” to resist a host of weapons fired at them. Complicating matters further is that new viruses are constantly emerging. One potential weapon is a small-molecule "broad spectrum" antiviral that will fight a host of viruses by attacking them through some feature common to...

2010-02-01 12:59:30

Cell-culture and animal tests show antiviral could provide protection against HIV, Ebola, hepatitis C, herpes and more The development of antibiotics gave physicians seemingly miraculous weapons against infectious disease. Effective cures for terrible afflictions like pneumonia, syphilis and tuberculosis were suddenly at hand. Moreover, many of the drugs that made them possible were versatile enough to knock out a wide range of deadly bacterial threats. Unfortunately, antibiotics have a...

2010-01-26 08:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AEMD), the pioneer in developing therapeutic filtration devices to address infectious disease and cancer, disclosed today that its Hemopurifier® is the subject of a publication in the latest issue of the Journal of Blood Purification. The Hemopurifier® is the first-in-class medical device to selectively remove infectious viruses and immunosuppressive proteins from...


Latest Ebola Reference Libraries

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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