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2014-12-18 08:27:05

-- ContraVir to develop CMX157 for multiple antiviral indications -- DURHAM, N.C. and EDISON, N.J., Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc.

2014-12-16 08:30:07

EDISON, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-12-11 12:26:02

EDISON, N.J., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2014-12-09 12:33:08

Natural pine bark extract found to help relieve sore throat, sneezing, runny nose, cough, temperature and headache HOBOKEN, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-09 08:28:56

EDISON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

cold-related asthma
2014-12-03 05:38:00

The common cold, caused by rhinovirus, is a nuisance to everyone. For people with asthma or COPD, a severe lung disorder, the common cold can cause serious flare-ups of their conditions.

2014-12-02 08:30:43

DALLAS, December 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Herpes Market 2014-2018 research report (available starting Dec 3, 2014) of 67 pages to the pharmaceuticals

2014-11-24 16:25:37

Redundant targets extend coverage for detection of seasonal and emerging novel viruses SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-13 23:00:38

Activation of the innate immune system with the bacterial protein flagellin could prevent and cure rotavirus infection, which is among the most common causes of severe diarrhea, says a Georgia

2014-11-08 12:21:25

Presented: Sunday, November 9, 2014, 5:00 pm Eastern - Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA BOSTON, Nov.


Latest Viral diseases Reference Libraries

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2011-03-04 17:38:30

Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...

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2011-02-25 18:53:25

West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...

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2011-02-23 21:04:53

St. Louis Encephalitis is a disease caused by the Culex mosquito borne St. Louis Encephalitis virus. It is related to Japanese encephalitis virus and is a member of the Flaviviridae subgroup. It mainly affects the United States and occasionally hits Canada and Mexico. The name goes back to 1933 within five weeks in autumn an encephalitis epidemic of explosive proportions broke out in the vicinity of St. Louis, Missouri. Over 1000 cases were reported and the National Institute of Health...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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2011-02-23 20:29:04

Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral zoonosis that causes fever. It is spread through infected mosquitoes. It was first reported in 1915 in Kenya were it infected livestock. Outbreaks occur across sub-Saharan Africa, and in the "˜77-"˜78 outbreak several million people were infected and thousands died during a violent epidemic. In 1998 the virus killed 400 Kenyans and in 2000 an outbreak occurred in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. The virus causes mild illness with fever, headache, myalgia and...

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