An American doctor exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone is in isolation now at NIH.
A third U.S. doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia will be treated at a special hospital in Nebraska. More than 1,900 people have died in the outbreak in West Africa.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
With more than 600 people dead from the Ebola virus in West Africa, fears are running rampant of the virus spreading globally since this is the worst outbreak of the deadly disease in history. Experts warn that the virus could easily spread to the U.S. as more than 1,000 cases have been reported in the African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
A new study authored by Army scientists at Fort Detrick reports that a treatment grown in tobacco plants cured three of seven monkeys that developed symptoms from the deadly Ebola virus.