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New research center launched to study Ebola and Lassa survivors

Feb 20, 2018


Tulane University virologists are part of a team of researchers working on a new $15 million federally funded project to help eradicate Ebola and Lassa fever by studying in detail how survivors...

Researchers hunt for Lassa Fever cure

Oct 13, 2017

Twelve years ago, Robert Garry first suggested that his team at Tulane University School of Medicine could unlock the secrets of the mysterious Lassa virus.

Some researchers were skeptical...

New drug protects against advanced Lassa fever

Sep 05, 2017


An experimental therapy using cloned antibodies from Lassa fever survivors was 100 percent effective in stopping the progression of the deadly disease in nonhuman primates up to eight days after...