Researchers say they've successfully treated monkeys who were infected with Marburg virus, a cousin of the Ebola virus. This is the first time a vaccine has been shown to be effective as a treatment for viruses like Marburg. Both viruses have caused rare, but deadly, outbreaks in Africa. And both are considered to be potential bio-terrorism agents
Vaccine for Marburg Virus Tests Well in Monkeys
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