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Publication - New Lassa fever study published in Nature Communications

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VHFC Physician Graduates Top of His Class

The Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium is delighted to announce that Dr. Donald S. Grant, Chief Physician of the Lassa Fever Program at Kenema Government Hospital in Sierra Leone, has obtained a Master of Science in Public Health degree from the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr.

Sierra Leonean Government Honors VHFC Team Members

On Friday, December 18, 2015, the Sierra Leonean government commemorated “outstanding persons/organizations in the fight against Ebola.” An award ceremony and reception were hosted by His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma in Freetown. Among the awardees were members of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium’s (VHFC) team from the Kenema Government Hospital (KGH).

VHFC researcher named Foreign Policy "Global Thinker"

Tulane University School of Medicine immunologist Robert Garry has been named one of Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 “Global Thinkers of 2015” for his groundbreaking work developing a rapid Ebola test.

Researchers Announce the VHFC 3Fever™ RDT

MULTI-PATHOGEN RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST IDENTIFIES EBOLA FEVER, LASSA FEVER AND MALARIA IN ONLY 15 MINUTES

TEST SHOWS WHICH OF THE THREE PATHOGENS IS CAUSING A FEVER WITHOUT REQUIRING LAB EQUIPMENT

Publication - VHFC researchers publish key findings on Lassa virus

In a large multi-disciplinary collaboration, researchers from the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium (VHFC) have published key findings on Lassa virus (LASV) evolution. The study, published in the August 2015 edition of Cell, shares unique insights into the origins and evolutionary dynamics of LASV.

Publication - Study verifies accuracy of rapid Ebola test

According to an independent field validation study recently published in The Lancet, a new 15 minute rapid Ebola test co-developed by VHFC researchers from Tulane University and Corgenix Medical Corporation is as accurate as much more time consuming traditional lab testing for the disease.

Publication - New Ebola study in Cell

In a large collaboration between Kenema Government Hospital, Harvard University, Broad Institute, Tulane University, Edinburgh University, the Centers for Disease Control, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, and others, the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium has published a paper in Cell detailing the epidemiology, transmission, and evolution of Ebola virus ove

VHFC partner Corgenix announces 15-minute Ebola test

Corgenix, together with Tulane University, Autoimmune Technologies, Zalgen Labs, and other VHFC partners have received approval for their bedside 15-minute ReEBOV Ebola virus test. This will allow patients to be identified and cared for as quickly as possible.

Press Release - Corgenix announces new grants to advance work on Ebola test kit

Corgenix Medical Corporation, a VHFC partner, and worldwide developer of diagnostics test kits, has been awarded two grants totaling $818,000 to advance the development of an Ebola rapid diagnostic test kit.

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