Wednesday, September 3, 2014

International medical agency MSF Said their losing battle to contain Ebola….calls for global biological disaster response

September 2nd, 2014

“Six months into the worst Ebola epidemic in history, the world is losing the battle to contain it. Leaders are failing to come to grips with this transnational threat,” MSF international president Joanne Liu told a UN briefing in New 
Ebola virus is mutating rapidly — say scientists…400 Different Genetic Mutations as it’s jumped from person to person
A recent research related to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) states that the Ebola virus is rapidly mutating, making it difficult to diagnose and treat. A study conducted on the initial patients being infected with the virus in Sierra Leone revealed more than 400 genetic modifications of the Ebola virus, which might prove detrimental for the ongoing treatment measures but also to the vaccines that are under clinical trials for future treatment of the Ebola virus. (Read: Traditional healer responsible for bringing Ebola to Sierra Leone — scientists)