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(Lehigh University) Lehigh University engineers, working with microbiologists at the University of Iowa, have developed a simple model for virus-host cell interaction driven by Ebola's adhesion to cell surface receptors. The findings, published in Scientific Reports, could provide new information to help develop effective antiviral treatments.NEXT ARTICLE
Marburg and Ebola Virus Infections
Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers — illnesses marked by severe bleeding (hemorrhage), organ failure and, in many cases, death. Both viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred f...