The stern situation of the current outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever has caught intensive attention from the leadership of CAS. With great concern, repeated instructions have been given, urging the CAS staff to actively provide S&T support for emergency responses to potential invasion of this epidemic, drawing on its buildup in research on emerging and infectious diseases.
Key Laboratory of Etiology and Biosafety for Emerging and Highly Infectious Diseases, Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (Laboratory Code: 2014DP173064) was approved to establish recently.
Recently, the project: the Development and Application of Mosquito Larvicide, which is hosted by WIV, has received positive response from local people and successfully got through the examination and inspection conference held in Xinjiang Province.
The 2014 Ebola outbreak first began in Guinea in March 2014. Since its initial outbreak, the virus has spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the most severe in recorded history since 1976 in regards to both the number of human cases and fatalities. According to WHO Ebola virus disease Outbreak news, Ebola virus has infected more than 6263 people and killed 291...