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American who contracted Ebola arrives at NIH

This illustration depicts the Ebola virus and proteins on its surface that may provide targets for new drugs that could help treat or prevent Ebola infections. (Photo courtesy of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Computational Medicine)

BETHESDA — An American healthcare worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in a Sierra Leone treatment unit arrived safely at the National Institutes of Health’s hospital in Maryland, officials announced early Friday. The patient’s condition was still being evaluated after ...

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NIH picks PharmAthene for vaccine

PharmAthene Inc., an Annapolis-based biodefense company, has been awarded a federal contract to develop an anthrax vaccine, worth a possible $28.1 million, the company announced this week. The contract came from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part ...

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