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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Zika surveillance study in Cell

Zika surveillance study in Cell

A new study by VHFC researchers investigating smoldering 'hidden' outbreaks of Zika in the Americas was published on the cover of Cell. In this paper we used travel surveillance and genomic epidemiology to answer a simple question - "in 2017, was the epidemic over?"....

Two VHFC articles out in Cell

Two VHFC articles out in Cell

Two studies by VHFC researchers were published in the August 8 edition of the journal Cell. One study, led by Erica Saphire, defines antibody residues that allow potent and broad neutralizing activity of Lassa virus in a set of three neutralizing...

Simbirie Jalloh wins 2019 African Achievers Award

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...