Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, May 13th, 1996
Manuel Dayrit, Assistant Health Secretary, said blood tests on 18 workers at Ferlite Scientific Research Inc. showed one worker was positive for the strain but he had been known to be carrying it as far back as 1993. Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are inspecting local breeding farms to find out how many monkeys and workers carry the so-called Reston strain.
While the Ebola virus itself is fatal to human beings, the Reston strain is...
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