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Aberdeen Proving Ground research to help end Ebola virus
Aberdeen Proving Ground research to help end Ebola virus

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center and the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases are working together to help in the global fight against Ebola. The two organizations – known in the Aberdeen Proving Ground community by their acronyms ECBC and USAMRIID – are working on a vaccine study and a biomarker study that will advance the global fight against Ebola. Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by an infection with the Ebola virus. The largest Ebola outbreak in history, which began in December 2013, is still ongoing. This disease has a high death rate – to date there have been 22,000 cases and 9,000 deaths attributed to the most...

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