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Publication date: Available online 18 October 2019Source: Journal of Molecular BiologyAuthor(s): Nathan E. Jespersen, Cedric Leyrat, Francine C. Gérard, Jean-Marie Bourhis, Danielle Blondel, Marc Jamin, Elisar BarbarAbstractThe rabies and Ebola viruses recruit the highly conserved host protein LC8 for their own reproductive success. In vivo knockouts of the LC8 recognition motif within the rabies virus phosphoprotein (RavP) result in completely non-lethal viral infections. In this work, we examine the molecular role LC8 plays in viral lethality. We show that RavP and LC8 co-localize in rabies infected cells, and tha...
The V920 Ebola Zaire vaccine (Ervebo, Merck) protects against Ebola virus disease caused by Zaire Ebola virus in at-risk adults aged 18 years or older.International Approvals
New cases are down to 15 a week from a high of 128 in April, but outbreaks are still popping up in remote and dangerous mining areas.
The Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) officially remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, experts meeting in Geneva said on Friday.
Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the "complex and dangerous" outbreak still constitutes an international emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
UN says deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo still qualifies as global emergency
Ebola outbreak in Congo still warrants being classified as a global emergency, WHO's director-general says.
The so-called Merck vaccine was approved his afternoon and is likely to get a full marketing licence from the European Commission within a few weeks.
The world's first Ebola vaccine was recommended for approval by European drugs regulators on Friday in a move hailed by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a "triumph for public health" that would save many lives.
Diagnostic is intended for use on people with symptoms or suspected of having died from the virus