Mice exposed to diverse microbes did not develop different immune responses compared to those protected from exposure.
Legislators also created a rapid response fund for emerging disease outbreaks while providing NIH, DARPA with funding increases.
The Healthy People Library Project was a five-year project to bring to the nation’s public libraries the latest information about biomedical research. It produced seven plain language publications on a variety of health issues.
This type of small-scale study could also be used to test candidate vaccines for other viruses, including the Zika virus, scientists say.
In contrast to previous reports, new findings suggest the Ebola virus is not evolving more rapidly during this outbreak than it has in previous, less extensive Ebola outbreaks.