Latest Enterovirus Stories
The Health Ministry of Cambodia and the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that a virus connected to hand, foot, and mouth disease may be the mysterious cause of a number of children in Cambodia that began in April.
Researchers have discovered critical new details about the structure of a virus that causes potentially fatal brain swelling and paralysis in children, pointing toward designs for antiviral drugs to treat the disease.
BEIJING, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (Nasdaq: SVA), a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced today the commencement of the Phase II clinical trial for its proprietary inactivated EV71 vaccine against Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD).
Don't let the warm weather fool you â€“ viruses are still frequent in the summer, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
BEIJING, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
The virus, called enterovirus 71, is closely related to poliovirus, and was first detected in California in the 1960s.
Researchers from Italy have found a statistically significant association between enteroviral infection and diagnosis of type-1 diabetes in children.
Poliovirus, the causative agent of poliomyelitis and a member of the family of Picornaviridae, is a human enterovirus. It is composed of an RNA genome that is a single-stranded positive-sense RNA. It was first isolate in 1909 and was published in 1981. It is one of the most well characterized viruses and has become a useful model system for understanding the biology of RNA viruses. It infects human cells by binding to an immunoglobulin-like receptor on the cell surface. The three...
Human rhinoviruses are the most common viral ineffective agents in humans and are the cause of the common cold. The infection proliferates between 33-35 Â°C causing most reproduction to occur in the nose. It is a species in the genus Enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family of viruses. There are 99 recognized types of Human Rhinoviruses that are differentiated by their surface proteins. They are amongst the smallest viruses and lytic in nature. They travel via aerosols of respiratory...
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