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Synonyms for Ebola

a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus

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When the researchers exposed the four monkeys vaccinated against Ebola Zaire to another subtype of the virus, called Ebola Sudan, three of them died, indicating that separate vaccines may be needed against each Ebola subtype.
The initial application of MaxCyte STX and VLX systems will be in fulfillment of a Department of Defense contract for the process development and manufacturing scale-up of VLP-type vaccines against Ebola Zaire, Ebola Sudan, and Marburg viruses in support of the ongoing preclinical evaluation of the efficacy, potency, and safety of these Filovirus vaccine candidates.
The available evidence suggests that a trivalent vaccine, such as the one under development by Profectus, is the desired end point as it would simultaneously offer protection against the current Ebola Zaire outbreak and also meet the long-term goals of preventing future infections by the Ebola Sudan and Marburg viruses.
Each species was tallied as to its approximate co-occurrence with distributions (13) of each filovirus (Ebola Ivory Coast in West Africa, Ebola Zaire in central Africa, and Ebola Sudan and Marburg in East Africa), as well as Ebola Reston, for which we used the entirety of the Philippines, given uncertainty as to the virus's geographic origins.
The researchers will probably next test the vaccine combination against Ebola Sudan, Nabel says.
Outlier occurrences lie at the eastern extreme of the distribution, consisting of occurrences associated with Ebola Sudan and Marburg viruses.