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Nebraska center monitors person for possible Ebola exposure  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Experimental antibody 'cocktail' protects animals from three deadly Ebola viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
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New bat-borne virus related to Ebola  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
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DNA tests of Lassa virus mid-outbreak helped Nigeria target its response  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
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Swedish hospital isolates patient amid Ebola suspicion  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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Sweden: No Ebola virus detected in hospital patient  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Swedish health officials say a suspected Ebola case reported by a hospital has turned out to be a false alarm with tests carried out on the unidentified patient showing no signs of... more
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The instruction many students get is not based on the overwhelming scientific evidence about how kids turn spoken sounds into... more
Another piece of Ebola virus puzzle: Host and virus protein interaction  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A team of researchers have discovered the interaction between an Ebola virus protein and a protein in human cells that may be an important key to... more
Scientists develop monoclonal antibodies combinations that protect animals from Ebola viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Scientists from academia, industry, and government have developed a combination of monoclonal antibodies that protected animals from all three Ebola viruses known to cause human disease.... more
Congolese flee to Uganda after vote, raising Ebola fears  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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