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Ebola Outbreak 2014 - News, Updates and Related Investments
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The March 2014 ebola outbreak is the largest on record. As of July 2014, over 1,200 cases have been confirmed and over 600 dead in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The first reported case in Nigeria occurred in late July as a passenger died of ebola within a few days of landing and there is fear that he exposed fellow passengers on several legs of his plane trip to Nigeria. It is only a matter of time until this spreads to Europe and the US. This site will be used to post news, updates and investments related to the ebola outbreak.

As of now, there are 2 public companies that have a strong emphasis in the ebola arena:

Corgenix Medical Corp - CONX traded in the US. They are a small medical company in Colorado, they are profitable, have no debt and are working on the only rapid diagnostic ebola test. They were recently awarded a $2.9 million grant from the NIH in June to accelerate development. As of the end of July 2014, their market cap is a tiny $20 million. Their website is

Tekmira Pharmaceutical Corp - TKM traded in Canada, TKMR in the US. They are in Phase I development of finding a cure for ebola. Their website is:

In addition, there are a few other companies involved in ebola testing and research work:


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608UPDATE: Vaccine stocks rise sharply as coronavirus fears mounts richardred-1/27/2020
607I think the same question can be asked again with Coronavirus in place of Ebola.richardred-1/23/2020
606Gee, who could possibly have anticipated that ? Science Catastrophe In South Amesense-10/2/2019
6052019 Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever: WHOsense-4/2/2019
604A Biotech Evangelist Seeks a Zika Dividend Message 30490986sense-3/7/2016
603Genes, bugs and radiation: WHO backs new weapons in Zika fight reuters.comsense-2/16/2016
602Thank you. It was a fun chat.sense-2/6/2016
601thanks for the discussion again, I found it very interesting. I did especially amadmax123-2/4/2016
600"I suppose I can't say that there is zero chance that these problems wesense-2/2/2016
599thank you for taking the time to provide such a detailed response. I simply won&madmax123-2/2/2016
598"But for all of the "scary" things people say, I'm not aware sense-2/2/2016
597"I've never come across any indication that GMO was anything other thansense-2/2/2016
596Very interesting, I guess I do need to give it a closer read. I have a chemical madmax123-2/1/2016
595You need to re-read the content in the links in my prior posts. Given the potensense-2/1/2016
594now declared public health emergency of immediate concern: I wonder ifmadmax123-2/1/2016
593Zika Outbreak Connected to Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes ? zerohedge.comsense-1/30/2016
592And now, ZIKA Virus... Showing Nothing Has Improved in WHO Efforts. washingtonpsense-1/28/2016
591Tekmira up over 50% today and NOT related to Ebola. Booyah!!! Stateside. statesidereport-1/12/2015
590Ebola case numbers top 20,000, deaths approach 8,000 - WHO Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:22howestreetbull-12/29/2014
589While I thank you for your response, I'm less than comforted by the "neIngotWeTrust-12/10/2014
588TAKEN? Not given or donated, but TAKEN? I think you're reading too much intHawkmoon-12/9/2014
587OK. And, my reply in #440. That modeling effort is bogus... its not remotelysense-12/7/2014
586I'm sorry to read about this newest physician suffering so much from his humIngotWeTrust-12/6/2014
585Thanks.. They recently had a patient suspected here in the USA. I think it wasFintas112/6/2014
584see my post #437 herehowestreetbull-12/6/2014
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