“I Don’t Know If I’m Already Infected”

“I Don’t Know If I’m Already Infected”

He was a globally renowned expert in tropical diseases, and the hero who ran Sierra Leone’s worst Ebola ward. So why, when he finally fell ill, was he denied the extraordinary treatments that could have saved him? Read an in-depth article, in Matter magazine, on the...
Zalgen Labs Introduces Viral Diagnostics Business

Zalgen Labs Introduces Viral Diagnostics Business

Opens Advanced Product Development Center in Colorado GERMANTOWN, MD AND DENVER – August 22, 2016 – Zalgen Labs, a biotechnology and diagnostics company focused on high-impact, neglected infectious diseases, announced that it has received via transfer the viral...
Roots, Not Parachutes

Roots, Not Parachutes

The recent outbreaks of Ebola and Zika virus have highlighted how health system failures in seemingly geographically remote areas can result in disease vulnerabilities across the globe. In the absence of a stable health care infrastructure or adherence to immunization...

New Lassa fever study published in Nature Communications

Lassa fever is a severe multisystem disease that often has haemorrhagic manifestations. The epitopes of the Lassa virus (LASV) surface glycoproteins recognized by naturally infected human hosts have not been identified or characterized. Here we have cloned 113 human...

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...