Genomic Studies Untangle Zika Virus Introduction, Spread Across Americas
Results from a set of new studies suggest Zika virus circulated undetected for long periods of time before producing infections described in recent outbreaks.
EDGE cobbles together several open-source tools into simple pipelines for sequence assembly, taxonomic classification, phylogenetic analysis, and other tasks.
US Army scientists have developed a way to more precisely determine the amount of antigen needed as they develop an Ebola virus-like particle vaccine.
Ebola Re-emergence in Liberia Involved Virus With Reduced Evolutionary Rate, Study Suggests
Ebola virus genomes from a post-epidemic flare-up last June showed relatively low genetic divergence compared with related strains from the broader outbreak.
USAMRIID-Led Study Looks at Ebola Transmission, Adaptation in Liberia
Using new and existing Ebola virus genomes, researchers retraced transmission events involved in the second wave of infections in Liberia.