Quantcast

Latest Animal virology Stories

2013-09-27 23:03:15

Family medicine practice advises on flu season, risks, symptoms and prevention. Flu season can begin as early as October. Evans, GA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Flu season can begin as early as October, and five to 20 percent of Americans get influenza viruses each year. Center for Primary Care, a family medicine practice in Augusta, wants to advise on the flu, its symptoms, risks and prevention. As many as 200,000 end up in the hospital and 36,000 die from the virus and its complications....

2013-09-27 23:01:45

Health First is encouraging the public to get their flu shots this year. Employees have put together an educational and entertaining Kung Flu Fighting video. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Health First is encouraging the public to get their flu shots this year. Click here to view an educational and entertaining “Kung Flu Fighting” video Health First put together of its employees to showcase the importance of getting flu shots. Flu season typically runs from October through...

2013-09-24 10:33:27

From Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2013) The Feline Vaccination Advisory Panel of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) issue new guidelines on vaccination schedules for feline patients based on risk assessment. The guidelines offer recommendations for vaccination of household pet cats, shelter house cats, and cats in breeding catteries. Updates to the guidelines include information on: -Vaccination frequency and interval -Core vs Non-core antigens...

Universal Flu Vaccine
2013-09-23 13:30:01

[ Watch the Video: From Pandemic To A Universal Flu Vaccine ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists at the Imperial College London are getting closer to developing a universal flu vaccine after using the 2009 pandemic as a natural experiment. The team wrote in the journal Nature Medicine that they collected blood samples in 2009 when the swine flu pandemic was getting underway. These volunteers who donated their blood also reported any symptoms they...

Two Previously Italian MERS-CoV Cases Downgraded To Probable Cases
2013-09-23 06:35:01

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Friday, September 20, 2013 the World Health Organization (WHO) downgraded two previously laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) to probable cases. The two cases are that of a 42-year-old woman and a two-year-old girl in Italy who were reported as confirmed cases on June 2, 2013 after a close relative who had recently returned home from the Middle East was confirmed the day before....

Complex Animal, Human Transmission Patterns Seen In MERS-CoV
2013-09-20 07:14:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) continues to spread, researchers have been asking one big question: Has it jumped from animals to humans just once or has it made several jumps throughout its history? A new study published in The Lancet indicates that the virus may have jumped numerous times, based on the genetic diversity found in virus sampling from 25 Saudi Arabian MERS patients. Researchers from...

2013-09-19 23:34:35

TANCS®-Equipped Tekno 2350 Steam Vapor System Is Scientifically Proven To Wipe Out Canine Parvovirus Disease Vernon Hills, Illinois (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 LadybugSteamCleaners.com, an authorized dealer that sells Ladybug vapor steam cleaners online to consumers and businesses across the globe, and to walk-in customers who visit their Chicago-area showroom, today announced that it intends to actively market the Ladybug Tekno 2350 steam cleaner to veterinary specialty centers....

2013-09-19 15:45:00

Last spring a deadly new avian influenza ("bird flu") strain called H7N9 hit China. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, along with seven other Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs), will take part in studies to test vaccines to protect against the possibility of a bird flu pandemic. "It is difficult to predict whether the H7N9 virus will cause a pandemic, but there is great concern that the H7N9 virus may gain the ability to transmit easily from person-to-person. If that...


Latest Animal virology Reference Libraries

0_c4753f392575c29d1886d90b7b382782
2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

70_d77407c28261963367e6668877b68dcb
2011-02-23 21:21:50

Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus is a mosquito-borne viral pathogen that causes Venezuelan equine encephalitis or encephalomyelitis (VEE). It can affect all equine species, such as horses, donkeys, and zebras. Equines may suddenly die or show progressive central nervous system disorders after infection. It is contractible by humans and will usually experience flu-like symptoms when infected. People with a weak immune system can become seriously ill or die. It is transmitted primarily...

70_78fe90c4061cfe6a3362f95c7417bece
2011-02-23 20:52:43

The SARS coronavirus is the virus that causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). In 2003 the World Health Organization issued a press release stating that the coronavirus identified by a number of laboratories was the official cause of SARS. It causes severe illness marked initially by systemic symptoms of muscle pain, headache, fever, followed in 2-10 days by the onset of respiratory symptoms, mainly cough, dyspnea, and pneumonia. SARS patients have a decrease in the number of...

45_4e5e02b08631498660875887f9638f27
2011-02-23 20:38:02

Rinderpest (also cattle plague) is an infectious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and some species of wildlife. It is characterized by fever, oral erosions, diarrhea, lymphoid necrosis, and high mortality. The last confirmed case was in 2001. In 2011 it should be announced that a global eradication of rinderpest was complete. The term comes from the German language meaning cattle-plague. The rinderpest virus is closely related to measles and canine distemper viruses. It is a...

45_372e8ab43ffc45ec313edc65d2ef1af0
2011-02-23 17:56:27

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes respiratory tract infections and is a major cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospital visits during infancy and childhood. For premature infants and infants with congenital heart disease there is a prophylactic medication. During winter months in temperate climates there is an annual epidemic. Infection in tropical climates is most common during the rainy season. 60% of infants, in the United States, are infected during their first...

More Articles (30 articles) »
Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related