B-Cell Epitopes and Survival: Immune Response to Ebola Virus Proteins

Ebola virus (EBOV), a member of the family Filoviridae, causes an acute hemorrhagic fever with approximately 90% fatality within seven to eleven days in those showing symptoms. Fatal viral infection overwhelms the host immune system, leading to massive inflammatory mediator release in conjunction with T and B cell apoptosis. Survival and asymptomatic disease are possible following Read the rest of this article

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