The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo announced today that a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease is occurring in Wangata health zone, Mbandaka, in Équateur province.
The Emergency Committee on the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo says a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) should not be declared at this time.
With more than 70 million people reportedly infected with the HIV virus, Scientists at the NIAID Laboratory of Viral Diseases have developed a novel treatment for HIV infection. The scientists developed nucleic acids that encode novel chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) proteins that can… Read More ›
During the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with 49 total cases and 26 deaths so far, the government of DRC has approved the use for trials starting this week of a new, as-yet unlicensed Ebola vaccine, the rVSV-ZEBOV.