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PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Anti-HIV drugs may be effective against Ebola

Interferon beta, the most potent inhibitor of Ebola which the team identified as a result of the screening, is now part of a clinical trial of individuals who were infected with Ebola during the recent outbreak in Guinea.

Jan 12, 2016, 14:37 PM IST

Affordable diagnostic kit for chikungunya developed

The team found that the virus replicates only in mosquitoes, which makes it harmless to humans and other vertebrates.

Nov 01, 2015, 16:23 PM IST