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2011-06-14 01:08:26

More than a thousand years ago, somewhere in Southeast Asia, a fateful meeting occurred between a mosquito-borne virus that infected mainly monkeys and a large, susceptible group of humans.

2011-02-23 17:36:27

Vaccine scientists say their “Holy Grail” is to stimulate immunity that lasts for a lifetime.

2011-02-09 09:04:36

Breastfeeding moms may want to postpone their next trip overseas or avoid getting the yellow fever vaccine.

2011-02-07 16:55:16

A five-week old infant most likely contracted a vaccine strain of yellow fever virus through breastfeeding.

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2010-12-03 10:06:50

Alexander Raikhel's lab identifies a microRNA molecule that controls blood feeding and egg development in Aedes aegypti females.

2010-08-10 13:42:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tamir Biotechnology, Inc.

2010-03-09 11:10:22

The potentially deadly yellow-fever-transmitting Aedes aegypti mosquito detects the specific chemical structure of a compound called octenol as one way to find a mammalian host for a blood meal, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists report.

2010-03-04 08:10:00

Cornell researchers have found a protein that may lead to a new way to control mosquitoes that spread dengue fever, yellow fever and other diseases when they feed on humans: Prevent them from urinating as they feed on blood.

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2009-11-17 15:06:31

The World Health Organization is set to launch the largest-ever vaccination campaign against yellow fever in three African countries.

2009-01-05 12:29:30

A half-dozen monkeys apparently died of yellow fever in Argentina, but health officials say a major outbreak of the disease among humans is unlikely. However, the discovery of the dead simians by local sanitation authorities in Corrientes province, near Argentina's northeastern borders with Brazil and Paraguay, follows the confirmed yellow fever deaths of two jungle workers in neighboring Misiones province, Mercopress reported Monday. Corrientes province sanitation officials said there is no...


Latest yellow fever 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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