VOA Broadcast: 5/18/95
Primary sources: The Ebola outbreak in Zaire
Hot News / Hot Research: OUTBREAK:
Ebola Virus Spreading in Zaire
Outbreak: Ebola Virus Spreading in Zaire .
Update on the Ebola Virus . A page of links to news stories
(Reuters and CDC reports), and sites with relevant information
(a tutorial on Ebola)
Deadly Virus Kills Dozens in Zaire
AKRON, Pa. -- Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) has six workers in Zaire, none based in Kikwit where an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has killed dozens of people in the past weeks. .
Map of Zaire
shows location of Kikwit (map's about 256K in size).
University of Cape Town
Department of Microbiology
News and resources
Ebola Outbreaks - Updates
Your jump-point for the latest information available about the Ebola virus.
WHO says world safe from Zaire deadly fever-virus
From: J Ownbey
Re: Ebola virus outbreak in Africa (10 May 1995)
I found this at: News
Hope its okay to reprint.
PROMED: Ebola ...
- Zaire: WHO Press Releases (4 July, 29 June 1995)
MCC Grant Assists Zairian Mennonite Brethren Efforts
to Prevent Future Virus Epidemics
Mennonite Central Committee
News Service . June 16, 1995.
Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever in Gabon
Press Release WHO/12 . 19 February 1996 .
Diagnosis Confirmed, Three More Persons Died.
Scientists working on specimens from nine of the youths hospitalized.
Ebola virus kills 10 in Gabon
Ebola virus kills 10 in Gabon, February 1996
The text of a report filed in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
with the Associated Press
Press Releases relating to EMC
Press Release WHO/13 23 February 1996 .
Control measures instituted in Gabon by the
Ministry of Health and an international medical team.
Ebola under control in Gabon, February 1996
An outbreak of the deadly ebola virus in the African
nation of Gabon appears to be under control, experts say.
But it continues to raise intriguing questions about
the natural source of the disease.
WHO Ebola News Page Ebola Information
The latest news on the virus that creates a lethal hemorraghic fever.
Could Ebola Zaire Mutate?
Could Ebola Zaire mutate into an airborne virus?
Doug Cutrell brings up some interesting questions
in the following post taken from the Newsgroup bionet.virology
Japan sect showed doomsday interest in the Ebola virus
Mari Yamaguchi . Wednesday, May 24, 1995 .
Tokyo - The doomsday sect accused in the Tokyo subway gas attack
was interested in the deadly Ebola virus and included it in a discussion...
Ebola in plants???
More on Ebola in plants...
EBOLA-READ ME-FAQ-SERVER and Ebola and mosquitoes
Ebola -Read Me-FAQ-Server and Ebola and mosquitoes
From: Giovanni Maga
Biology-related mailing lists
Searchable archives some of which have Ebola discussions.
Virology Newsgroup on Bionet
Clarinet Newsgroup on Africa
General Medical newsgroup on Usenet
Ebola Virus Hemorrhagic Fever:
Ebola Virus General Information
(Norway) Ebola virus, generell informasjon .
av Karl A. Brokstad og Gunnar Haukenes
Innledning - En historisk oversikt - Hvor kommer Ebola virus fra?
- Systematikk - Morfologi, struktur
Ebola Fever Information
The National Institute of Animal Health (Japan)
WWW Home Page English version
(Japanese version available too: EUC | SJIS | JIS )
Ebola Recommended Reading List
"Outbreak of Fear" Newsweek, May 22, 1995.
"Viral hemorrhagic fever in southern Sudan and
Northern Zaire" by Bowen et al., Lancet, vol. 1,
pp 571-573 (1977) and other sources.
Don Francis and the Ebola Virus
Dr. Donald P. Francis Talks to Teachers About the Ebola Outbreak .
He is currently doing research to develop a vaccine
for HIV at Genentech, Inc. In February of 1992 he retired ...
Emerging and re-emerging viruses:
An essay, by Alison Jacobson,
Dept of Microbiology,
University of Cape Town.
Background Paper: Current Seminar
nonLU: Virus Replication
Essays in Virology
Negative-sense RNA viruses
Reemergence of Ebola Virus in Africa
Download Article . Members of the family Filoviridae,
which currently consists of Ebola and Marburg viruses,
cause severe and often fatal hemorrhagic fevers in humans
and nonhuman primates.
Ebola information from the National Institute of
Animal Health (Japan) includes text of news
articles on Ebola outbreak in Alice, TX primate colony.
Interview with Dr. Sheth Musoke
Ebola Interview with Dr. Frederick Murphy
CDC Home Page (Center For Disease Control) .
Ebola Interview with Dr. Frederick Murphy,
one of the first Ebola researchers. Includes some
electron-microscope views of the virus and a bibliography.
Dr. Frederick A. Murphy Talks about the Ebola Virus
An Interview by Sean Henahan, Access Excellence.
How prevalent is filovirus exposure worldwide?
By Myles Axton (firstname.lastname@example.org ) .
Another useful summary from Myles.
He says: "I am an interested biologist
but not a specialist virologist...
Emerging and Re-emerging Viruses: An Essay
New strain of the Ebola virus identified
Ivory Coast Ebola could lead to source By Sean Henahan,
Access Excellence. A new strain of the Ebola virus has been isolated
from the blood of a Swiss zoologist who had performed an autopsy...
Ebola Infection Reported
By Sean Henahan, Access Excellence .
Atlanta - The Center's for Disease Control and Prevention
has confirmed a diagnosis of Ebola virus infection in a Swiss researcher
Ebola Strikes the Global Village
a paper by Aldo Benini and Janet Bradford .
The Natural Nidality of Transmissible Diseases
Searching for the "McGuffin" . Image source .
Author: John Marr, MD, MPH, FACP;
New York State Department of Health .
Abstract: The natural reservoir, or nidus, for Ebola virus
Named for Richard Preston's bestseller,
this page covers the topic of emerging viruses
and their threat to humanity.
Travel Health Information
Disaster Information Resource Program
Latest US State Dept. advisory on Zaire
WHO Press Release and Travel Advice
WHO Influenza Surveillance Activities |
The Centers for Disease Control: What's New
Ebola Info from the CDC
The National Center for Infectious Diseases: Ebola Information
WHO Veterinary Public Health Programme (VPH)
WHO VPH Page
Veterinary Sciences at Queen's
Management of Patients
Management of Patients with Suspected Viral Hemorrhagic Fever.
Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
Search the MMWR Back Issues
Killer Virus - Ebola Home Page
Killer Virus - Ebola . The Ebola virus was named after
a river in north Zaire, a country in the middle of Africa.
It was first discovered in 1976 in Sudan and Zaire.
'The Ebola Page' by Ornstein
Ebola Virus Indra Ebola Page
Ebola Virus . Warning- Contaminated Area!
The first picture ever taken of the Ebola virus,
and as you can see, it's highly detailed.
The image is an electron micrograph .
Pierre Omidyar's Ebola Page
CDC Ebola Page
Univ Leicester (Alan Cann) Ebola Virus
Ebola virus links on the Web
Ebola Page at S. Carolina Univ.
Ebola Virulence |
Tutorial: Special Topics in Virology
Ebola and Marburg Virus
Genomic Structure, Comparative and Molecular Biology
of the Ebola virus
Ebola and Marburg Virus
Genomic Structure, Comparative and Molecular Biology
Provided by John Crowley
Virology URLs from Ed Rybicki
David Ornstein's Ebola virus links
The Garry Lab Web Pages-WWW Virology Servers
This page is brought to you by the Garry Laboratory in
the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in
the School of Medicine at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
Molecular Virology at the University of Wisconsin
An Intro to Mol Virology (Wisc)
Special Topics in Virology
UCT Med Micro Medix, home page
Microbiology at UCT
Hopkins Bio-Informatics Home Page
GenQuest - The Q server
Biosciences WWW Library
Nottingham Uni, Nottingham
Cambridge School of Biological Sciences
Harvard micro & virol
Cold Spring Harbor
Contracts Reseearch - Virology (Herpes)
American Society of Virology 134th Annual Meeting
Index of /vicnet/
The Microbial Underground!
What's new at the WWW Server for Virology
ASV:American Society for Virology
Introduction to Foodborne Pathogenic
Microorganisms and Natural Toxins
Alex's Science Web
Electron Micrograph Images
Visualizations of Viruses
RES PlantPath Plant Virus Sequences
EMBL Virus Structure Resource
Clickable Map Of The HIV-1 Genome
Virus databases |
ICTVdB - Universal Virus Database Index
Virus databases (Australian National University)
Genome Data Base - Home Page
Virus databases - Australia
ICTVdB - Universal Virus Database
Potyvirus Database Idaho
Potyvirus Sequence Database UCT
The Irish National Virus Reference Laboratory
Somebody thinks it's funny
"The Ebola Zaire Fan Club"
The Student, the Web and the Ebola Connection
or: . " Dr Jacobson, are you going to Kikwit? "