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Global Health: Marburg Virus, Related to Ebola, Is Found in Bats in West Africa

The Marburg virus, a deadly cousin of Ebola, has been isolated in fruit bats in Sierra Leone, marking the first time it has been found in West Africa. Five bats caught in three health districts tested positive for the virus, according to two teams of scientists. One was led by the Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Former Aveo CFO found guilty of misleading investors about prospects for cancer drug

The SEC’s two-year battle with Aveo Pharmaceuticals over the company’s embattled kidney cancer drug tivozanib has come to a close with a jury verdict against its former chief financial officer, David Johnston. The guilty verdict—which followed two judgments against Aveo’s former chief executive officer and chief medical officer, plus a settlement that resulted in a… Read More »