Damming and Damning Haemorrhagic Diseases (image) University of Montreal Share Print E-Mail Caption Rift Valley fever virus' proteins imitate human DNA repair factors, say University of Montreal scientists. Using drugs to dam this chemical reaction would condemn the disease's infectiousness. Credit University of Montreal (officially Université de Montréal) Usage Restrictions Credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.