Eric Beard ericzbeard at
Fri Nov 27 08:12:39 EST 1998

I haven't heard about a marburg vaccine, but I did hear that USAMRIID is
looking at some sort of Russian drug that >>allegedly<< cures ebola.  Has
anyone heard anything more about this?


Deano wrote in message ...
>Just thought people might be interested to know that USAMRIID have done
>tests and appear to have a vaccine for a strain of the Marburg virus that
>kills monkeys. In tests they found that 6 monkeys vaccinated survived a
>lethal dose of the virus, compared with 3 other monkeys that weren't
>vaccinated and died.
>They are hoping that it will be possible to manipulate the vaccine to make
>it work for humans.

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