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UTMB research discovers what makes Ebola virus tick

Houston Chronicle (Health Zone), June 22, 2013

Continuing coverage: Ebola has become a steady source of fear in African countries. Outbreaks have flared up in Congo, in Uganda, in Gabon and elsewhere — and no one's found a treatment, a cure or a vaccine that works to stop it. But in a high-containment lab at UTMB, researchers have made a breakthrough that could lead to just that. They've figured out what makes Ebola able to shut down the immune system and run rampant in the body, and now they're working to find ways to counteract that mechanism.


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