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  • n. Plural form of filovirus.


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  • Ebola and Marburg are part of a family of so-called filoviruses, which cause hemorrhagic fever | Top Stories

  • Ebola is one of a family of so-called filoviruses, which cause haemorrhagic fever, a rare but highly lethal disease in which the patient can bleed to death, sometimes from the mouth, ears and eyes.

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  • Together with their cousin, the Marburg virus, they make up the family of viruses known as filoviruses.

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  • In this decade, there have been almost yearly outbreaks of Ebola and/or the closely related Marburg virus in Africa, resulting in the discovery of both Ebola and Marburg infection in species of fruit bats–suggesting these animals may be a reservoir species for filoviruses though more work remains to be done to confirm this.

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  • It's about viruses,specifically the filoviruses and how they are emerging from the rainforest as people and nature continue to clash.

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  • Ebola-related filoviruses were isolated from cynomolgus monkeys (Macacca fascicularis) imported into the United States of America from the Philippines in 1989.

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  • SIGA has antiviral programs targeting smallpox and other Category A pathogens, including arenaviruses (Lassa fever, Junin, Machupo, Guanarito, Sabia, and lymphocytic choriomeningitis), dengue virus, and the filoviruses (Ebola and Marburg).

  • "The vaccine used in this study is among several novel approaches to treating filoviruses that show great potential."

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  • "Developing safe, effective, and rapidly deployable post-exposure treatments for filoviruses is an important scientific priority for our Institute," says Anthony S. Fauci,

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  • The UB co-authors say that if the rarely captured genes represent antiviral defenses or genomic scars from persistent infections, then the work opens up new possibilities for identifying reservoir species for filoviruses, which harbor the virus but remain asymptomatic. - latest science and technology news stories


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