Ebola and Marburg Viruses by Tara C Smith


Ebola and Marburg Viruses by Tara C Smith

Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition takes a look at the nature and origins of these viruses, transmission, treatment, and current vaccine research. Chapters include: A Modern Plague The Emergence of Marburg Virus Ebola in Africa and Beyond Characteristics of Filoviruses Ecology of the Viruses Detection and Treatment Developing a Vaccine Other Hemorrhagic Fevers.

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104 pages


Tara C Smith
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Publication date

15th December 2010



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