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What is Ebola?
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi
Oct 12, 2014

According to the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC): Ebola is caused by infection with a virus of the family Filoviridae, genus Ebolavirus. There are five identified Ebola virus species, four of which are known to cause disease in humans: Ebola virus (Zaire ebolavirus); Sudan virus (Sudan ebolavirus); Taï Forest virus (Taï Forest ebolavirus, formerly Côte d’Ivoire […]

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Fast-tracked ebola vaccine is now being tested in West Africa
On: Oct 12, 2014
By: Ernest Danjuma Enebi
In: News

This is great news, but can it get here fast enough: The vaccine, manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline and developed by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Maryland, has been fast-tracked in hopes that it can help turn the tide in the battle against the virus. Just a couple of weeks ago, it was […]

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