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Defense Threat Reduction Agency Leverages MRIGlobal Expertise in U.S. Government Efforts to Halt Epidemic. KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec.
Amid a growing canine distemper outbreak in Texas, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association urges pet owners to learn about this highly contagious and deadly disease. Austin,
First Ebola Patient has Received Plasma from an Ebola Survivor in Liberia HINCKLEY, Ohio, Dec. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical Research Management, Inc.
Survivors fight Ebola stigma, provide patient care; community reintegration key ATLANTA, Dec.
Cover-Featured Dr. Jerry Brown, Dr. Debbie Eisenhut, Dr. John Fankhauser, Nancy Writebol, Dr.
Ebola discussion dominates meeting of Global Health Security Initiative (GHSI) in Tokyo TOKYO, Japan, Dec.
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc.
With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Fio will build on its Fionet(TM) platform to strengthen Ebola management in West Africa TORONTO, Dec.
Vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) is a virus in the family Rhabdoviridae. Rabies is in the same family. VSV infects insects and animals and is important to farmers in certain regions of the world where it can infect cattle. It is a common laboratory virus used for studying the Rhabdoviridae family and viral evolution. It is the prototypic member of the vesiculovirus genera of the Rhabdovirus family. The genome is a single molecule of negative-sense RNA that encodes five major proteins.
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...
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...
The rabies virus is neurotropic virus, transmissible through the saliva of animals, that causes fatal disease in human and animals. Rabies is the type species of the Lyssavirus genus of Rhabdovirdae family. They are enveloped and single stranded RNA genome with negative-sense. All replication takes place in the cytoplasm. The virus has a bullet-like shape. Rabies enters the host cells through the endosomal transport pathway after receptor binding. After entry transcription of the viral...
Phocine distemper virus (PDV) is a pathogenic for pinniped species such as seals. Signs include labored breathing, fever, and nervous symptoms. It was first identified in 1988 as the cause of death of 18,000 harbour seals along the northern European coast. A PDV epidemic occurred again in 2002 along the North Sea coast resulted in the deaths of 21,700 seals. Numerous carnivorous mammal species in Canada have been found to have antibodies to PDV and CDV which shows that the virus spreads to...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.