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What does ZEBOV stand for?

ZEBOV stands for Zaire Ebola Virus


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In the VSV-ZEBOV investigational vaccine, the gene for the outer protein of the Vesicular stomatitis virus has been replaced with a segment of the gene for the outer protein of the Zaire Ebola virus species.
Earlier preclinical studies were published in the medical journal The Lancet and demonstrated that when siRNA targeting the Ebola virus and delivered by Tekmira's LNP technology were used to treat previously infected non-human primates, the result was 100 percent protection from an otherwise lethal dose of Zaire Ebola virus (Geisbert et al.
The family Filoviridae contains 2 genera: Marburgvirus, which contains Marburg virus (MARV), and Ebolavirus, which contains 4 viruses: Zaire Ebola virus (ZEBOV), Sudan Ebola virus, Reston Ebola virus (REBOV), and Cote d'Ivoire Ebola virus, and 2 tentative species (Bundibugyo Ebola virus and Lloviu Ebola virus) (2,3).