The fact that the treatment was able to rescue 100 percent of the animals more than a week after infection with Lassa virus suggests that this therapy may benefit patients with Lassa fever
in West Africa, who often arrive at the clinic at a late stage of disease," said another researcher Robert Garry.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Lassa Fever
Since November 2015, Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone and Togo have reported more than 300 cases of Lassa fever
and 164 deaths.
It also reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development for Arenavirus Infection Lassa Fever
and special features on late-stage and discontinued projects.
in West African sub-region: An overview.
Samples submitted to CDC tested positive for Lassa fever
on May 25.
The Minnesota case is the seventh known occurrence of Lassa fever
in a traveler returning to the U.
Home to around 300 million people, the West African region in recent years has experienced frequent outbreak of epidemic prone diseases such as meningococcal meningitis, yellow fever, Lassa fever
, cholera, polio, measles, and dengue fever.
Objective: To document clinical presentation and course of Lassa fever
in Pakistani troops serving in United Nations' Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).
He made his creations use leprosy and Lassa fever
as an excuse for a big show showcasing their talents, not a reason for it.
Editorial Note: Before the case described in this report, the only human cases of VHF imported into the United States were single cases of Lassa fever
(an arenaviral hemorrhagic fever) in Chicago, Illinois, in 1989 (5) and in Trenton, New Jersey, in 2004 (4).
But this photograph of 1976, taken from the Chronicle archives, shows medical staff at Newcastle General Hospital prepared for an outbreak of Lassa fever
, which has no known cure.