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Researchers have created a portable and fast-acting test that can distinguish Ebola infections from other fever-causing infectious diseases such as Lassa fever and malaria in around 30 minutes. The study detailing their new device was published in the 12 December issue of Science Translational Medicine.

World responses to global public health emergencies are shifting to partnerships.
The 2017-2018 cohort of AAAS-Lemelson Ambassadors has created inventions ranging from waterless toilets to colorized disinfectant additives.