The vaccine contains a blend of three VesiculoVax(TM) rVSVN4CT1 vectors and is designed to provide protection against all strains of Ebola and Marburg
Drugs profile discussed in this report include AVI-7288, ebola + marburg
virus vaccine, Monoclonal Antibodies for Ebola and Marburg
Infections, Monoclonal Antibody for Marburg
Virus, panfilovirus (multivalent) vaccine, TKM-Marburg
Ebola and Marburg
viruses cause hemorrhagic fever in humans and other primates.
A 5-year cooperation agreement with Marburg
University was signed in 2007 with the aim of exchanging students, alumni, and members of the teaching staff.
Confirmed cases of Ebola and Marburg
hemorrhagic fever have been reported in about six African nations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with fatality rates of 80 percent to 90 percent.
Clinical reports of past Marburg
virus outbreaks suggest that people can be exposed longer to the virus than monkeys before showing symptoms.
virus infection detected in a common African bat.
The DTRA contract is separate from a previously announced allocation of $11 million to AVI as part of the 2006 Defense Appropriations Act, but builds on previous successful research into Ebola and Marburg
viruses conducted with the U.
Professor of theology at University of Marburg
1534-48; resigned during antinomian controversy.
He studied medicine at several universities-at Marburg
, Freiburg, Berlin, and Greifswald.
Viruses like Ebola and Marburg
spread like wildfire from one victim to another, often killing the afflicted in days.
One of the deadliest of all viruses is Marburg