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Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) has become one of the most prominent human disease causing arboviruses.
RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Western Equine Encephalitis – Pipeline Review, H2 2014” report to its store.
OXFORD, England, January 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Oxitec and the Gorgas Institute in Panama today announce the result of the outdoor pilot of Oxitec OX513A, an engineered
Today, MBS is announcing the release of three monoclonal antibodies to chikungunya virus.
MIAMI, Jan. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioCollections Worldwide, Inc.
Travelers to area remain at risk through fall and winter ATLANTA, Nov.
Generic Pharmaceutical Companies Aid Haiti's Battle with Chikungunya -- Health officials anticipate that up to 50 percent of the population will be
Clinical testing volume and positivity rate both grew after the first case of the infectious disease spread to Western Hemisphere this year MADISON, N.J., Sept.
Sitata is monitoring a historic chikungunya epidemic that has hit the Western Hemisphere and has posted over 140 travel alerts for travellers since January, 2014.
New Analysis Provides Basis for a Synthetic Chikungunya Blocker-Vaccine Candidate Now Available for Testing LONDON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by Replikins, Ltd.
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...
The Semliki Forest virus was isolated from mosquitoes in the Semliki Forest in 1942. It can cause disease in both animals and man. It's an Alphavirus found in central, eastern, and southern Africa. It is a positive-stranded RNA virus. It is spread mainly by mosquito bites and infects mammals through inhalation or gastrointestinal exposure. The virus can cause lethal encephalitis in rodents; however, only one fatal infection has been reported in humans. This patient was immunodeficient and...
Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEE), also called sleeping sickness or Triple E, is a zoonotic alphavirus and arbovirus that exists in the Americas and the Caribbean. It was first seen in Massachusetts in 1831 when 75 horses died of encephalitic illness. It is often associated with coastal plains. EEE was first isolated from the brain of an infected horse in 1933. In 1938 the first human case was confirmed when thirty children died of encephalitis in northeaster United States...
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