Penn vet research identifies new target for taming Ebola

(University of Pennsylvania) A team of scientists led by Ronald Harty, a professor of pathobiology and microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine, has identified a mechanism that appears to represent one way that host cells have evolved to outsmart infection by Ebola and other viruses.
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A woman and her child were confirmed to be the first two Ebola cases in Congo's South Kivu province, health ministry says.
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Reports that Ebola has been "cured" are greatly exaggerated. Here's what new drugs can do for those sickened in the latest outbreak -- and what they can't.
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A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak.
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Two new cases were confirmed in South Kivu, according to the Health Ministry.
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