Effective treatment strategies against Ebola virus

Amina Yaqoob, Umara Shehzad, Zarnab Ahmad, Nadia Naseer, Saliha Bashir


Ebola virus (EBOV), a member of order Mononegavirales is most famous for causing the endemics of hemorrhagic fever in different countries of the world. Various effective treatment for EBOV are available presently but different clinical trials and experimental studies on animal models are ongoing for this purpose. Results from different studies showed that selective vaccines and therapeutic drugs have potential to interfere the viral life events within host cell in order to inhibit its replication. Various pre-clinical trials in this regard are proved successful on non-human primates (NHPs) and found to be significant in inhibiting EBOV infections. It is the need of hour to develop effective vaccines against Ebola virus to combat this problem as soon as possible. The present article is a brief review on potential treatment strategies against Ebola virus.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.62940/als.v2i4.121


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