2 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa

Ebola virus Infection / Ebola virus Disease Update-news

WHO is supporting the national authorities in the response to an outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD; formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever). The outbreak is now confirmed to be caused by a strain of ebolavirus with very close homology (98%) to the Zaire ebolavirus. This is the first time the disease has been detected in West Africa.
Cases were first reported from forested areas in south-eastern Guinea. The outbreak has rapidly evolved and several districts and Conakry have reported cases and deaths caused by EVD. A small number of suspected cases and deaths has also been reported from neighbouring countries with all of them having crossed from Guinea. Confirmed cases have been reported from Guinea and Liberia.
Genus Ebolavirus is one of three members of the Filoviridae family (filovirus), along with genus Marburgvirus and genus Cuevavirus. Genus Ebolavirus comprises five distinct species: Bundibugyo ebolavirus (BDBV); Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV); Reston ebolavirus (RESTV); Sudan ebolavirus (SUDV); and Taï Forest ebolavirus (TAFV). BDBV, EBOV, and SUDV have been associated with large EVD outbreaks in Africa, whereas RESTV and TAFV have not. Samples taken from patients in this outbreak have tested positive for EBOV. (Article above quotes from WHO)

More about Ebola virus Infection / Ebola virus Disease Update-News

26 August 2014-Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of Congo
22 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
20 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
19 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
15 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
13 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
11 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
8 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
6 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
4 August 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
31 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
27 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
24 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
19 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
17 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
15 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
10 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
8 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
3 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
1 July 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
24 June 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
22 June 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
18 June 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
10 June 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
6 June 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
4 June 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
30 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
28 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
24 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
15 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
12 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
9 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
8 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
6 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
2 May 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
28 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
25 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
22 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
19 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
17 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
14 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
10 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
7 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
5 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
2 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
1 Apirl 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa
March 2014-Ebola virus disease update, West Africa

EBOV Viral Molecule
EBOV strain source
EBOV Infection Receptor
EBOV Infection Associated
EBOV Information
Virus Research Tools