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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Mambu Momoh’s recent talk at UNICEF-UNFPA-WHO meeting

Mambu Momoh’s recent talk at UNICEF-UNFPA-WHO meeting

VHFC researcher and Lab Scientist at Kenema Government Hospital, Mambu Momoh, recently spoke at the 2019 joint UNICEF-UNFPA-WHO meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mr. Momoh, who is also a Medical Laboratory Associate Instructor at Eastern Polytechnic College in...

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...