Combating the Ebola Virus

William G. Gilroy | July 31, 2014

Robert Stahelin Chemistry Biochem Ebola Eck Feature

The largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history currently occurring in West Africa has raised fears that the disease may soon spread to the United States. However, a University of Notre Dame researcher who studies the virus believes that, while there are grounds for concern, there is no need to panic.

Robert Stahelin, an adjunct associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University and an associate professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, as well as a member of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health, acknowledges that in an increasingly interconnected world, the virus is a plane ride away from the U.S.

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