Ebola Virus Disease 3
American health-care worker who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone is in serious condition, reported the National Institutes of Health
Scientists found a small molecule, Tetrandrine derived from an Asian herb has shown potentcy at inhibiting infection & prevented Ebola virus disease in mice
Cells affected by Ebola virus disease include the trachea, cornea & conjunctivae. Affected cells release viral progeny & proteins involved in inflammation.