The Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium is a partnership of international research institutions investigating Ebola and Lassa. Our mission is to promote global health and safety by creating new products to diagnose, treat, and significantly reduce the incidence and mortality of viral hemorrhagic fevers.

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Latest News & Publications

Simbirie Jalloh wins 2019 African Achievers Award

Congratulations to our KGH Program Manager Ms. Simbirie Jalloh who recently received the 2019 African Achievers Award for excellence in humanitarian service. She has worked for the Lassa fever project at Kenema Government Hospital since 2008 and was honored for her...

Christian Happi wins 2019 HUGO African Prize

The Human Genome Organization (HUGO) has conferred its 2019 HUGO African Prize award to VHFC researcher Prof. Christian Happi, who is professor of Molecular Biology and Director at Redeemer’s University and Director of the World Bank funded African Center of...

New disease surveillance tool published in Nature Biotechnology

During the Zika virus outbreak of 2015–16, public health officials scrambled to contain the epidemic and curb the pathogen’s devastating effects on pregnant women. At the same time, scientists around the globe tried to understand the genetics of this mysterious virus....