Included within the term are diseases such as Ebola, Lassa fever, Rift Valley fever, yellow fever, dengue fever and the Marburg ... virus.. As a group these diseases claim thousands of lives across the world.. This particular project will work with the Sierra ...
... cut resources for a facility in Sierra Leone that is at the forefront of the current battle against the Ebola virus. ... government will not renew funding for a major research project into Lassa fever, a decision that will, in turn, ... The Lassa ward at Kenema has been funded by the United States for more than a decade through a variety of grants and contracts ... The facility, at Kenema Government Hospital, was set up a decade ago to test and treat Lassa fever. Now it is being used to ...