According to Reporternews, Marburg
, like other filoviruses, can be spread by contact with blood, bodily fluids or tissues or contact with contaminated objects.
hemorrhagic fever [cited 2017 Mar 31].
9m four year NIH grant, Dr Lai will develop a broadly neutralizing antibody therapy for Ebola and extend that strategy to Marburg
virus, a deadly filovirus that is distantly related to Ebola.
The "stench station" is part of a trip to the past to which Marburg
is inviting visitors from 15-17 June, 2017, so the "stench station" is meant to convey the smells of Luther's times.
Infection with Marburg
virus and the relevant Ebola virus could generate severe disease in people, with fever and bleeding.
The anti-MARV nucleoprotein-targeting siRNAs have been designed to protect against all known strains of Marburg
virus, but will not protect against the Ebola virus.
Ebola and Marburg
viruses cause hemorrhagic fever in humans and other primates.
In a statement to SANA, the Program's Coordinator Raslan Khaddour said the number of the Program's students in each batch is 20, of which 10 are Germans, 5 Syrians and 5 form several Arab countries as the graduates obtain a joint certificate form Damascus and Marburg
In June, NIH officials said an experimental vaccine to prevent outbreaks of Marburg
hemorrhagic fever is showing promise in monkeys as an emergency treatment for accidental exposure to the virus that causes the disease.
Earlier research showed that monkeys exposed to Marburg
virus and vaccinated within 30 minutes survived (SN: 5/6/06, p.
The DTRA contract is separate from a previously announced allocation of $11 million to AVI as part of the 2006 Defense Appropriations Act, but builds on previous successful research into Ebola and Marburg
viruses conducted with the U.
A traveller arriving by aircraft in South Africa from Angola has been tested for the Marburg