Topic: Ebola

Inhaled Ebola Vaccine May Offer Long-Term Protection from Virus

Nov. 3, 2014

A potentially breathable, respiratory vaccine in development has been shown to provide long-term protection for non-human primates against the deadly Ebola virus, as reported this week in the online edition of the journal Molecular Pharmaceutics.

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Ebola Update from UT Austin

Oct. 17, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers sent this statement to the campus community today.

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As Ebola Kills Some, It May Be Quietly Immunizing Others

Oct. 14, 2014

EbolaAUSTIN, Texas  As Ebola continues to spread in West Africa, it may be silently immunizing large numbers of people who never fall ill or infect others, yet become protected from future infection. If such immunity is confirmed, it would have significant ramifications on projections of how widespread the disease will be and could help determine strategies that health workers use to contain the disease, according to a letter published Tuesday in the Lancet medical journal.

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Sensationalized Ebola Coverage Should Not be Part of the Story

Aug. 13, 2014
Sensationalized Ebola Coverage Should Not be Part of the Story

There is an old adage in journalism that "if it bleeds, it leads," meaning stories about violence and death often get the most prominent coverage.

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On the Cusp of an Ebola Vaccine

May 5, 2014
On the Cusp of an Ebola Vaccine

Maria Croyle, professor of pharmaceutics, is getting closer to a vaccine for ebola. Her research has proven effective in both rodent and primate subjects.

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