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Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the primary cause of the blistering genital disease that infects roughly one in five U.S.
This is the first time in 20 years that a new rabbit biocontrol agent is being released into Australia. More than 600 sites across Australia are involved in the release of RHDV1 K5 and are working closely with biosecurity officers in their regions to ...

The regions were identified in the human parechovirus, a member of the picornavirus family, which includes the viruses responsible for the common cold and polio.
Zika virus infections - pipeline Review, H2 2016, provides an overview of the Zika virus Infections (Infectious Disease) pipeline landscape.

Montana, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington, Hawaii, Utah, and the District Of Columbia are said to be the most affected by the virus. There's been a widespread of illnesses in these states, according to a case report. "The center of the country and over ...
Jewish people are, sadly, used to reading about anti-Semitic incidents - Nazi swastikas, cemetery stones defaced, and synagogues torched among other incidents of hatred and violence.
Why the number of paralysis cases has varied from year to year isn't clear, but infectious disease experts said it isn't unusual for viruses to be cyclical, spreading furiously some years and then ebbing for a while. Health officials were initially ...
Infected with rubella, polio, rabies, hepatitis A and other viruses, the WI-38 cells would act as hosts for growing these viruses so they could be used as the basis of vaccines, Hayflick argued. Crucially, they would be free of contaminants that had ...
In North America, where WNV is endemic, the virus is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes, with outbreaks happening in the summer and fall.
BOISE - A common virus that can cause severe birth defects if pregnant women are exposed to it is the target of legislation that cleared the Idaho Senate on Monday, calling for the state Department of Health and Welfare to distribute information to ...
The new virus - eventually called Nipah - is on the World Health Organization's list of viruses most likely to cause a global pandemic.
Rather, viruses need to invade a living organism to replicate, said Dr. Otto Yang, a professor of medicine and microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics at the David Geffen school of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles ...
SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Health Department has denied that there is a spread of H1N1 flu virus in a school here.
CARSON CITY, Nev. - Officials say a weekend rodeo at a rural high school outside Las Vegas has been postponed amid warnings from state officials about an outbreak of highly contagious horse viruses. Nevada High school Rodeo board chairman Dustin ...
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo schools will be closed on Friday, Feb. 24, because so many teachers and students are sick. Three other districts in Kalamazoo County are facing the same trouble, though one of them closed Thursday and scheduled a day off ...

A study released Friday by a team of Wayne State University researchers in Detroit shows that Zika virus may cause blindness.
The Moapa Valley Rodeo is on delay after several horses at a local rodeo from Northern Nevada showed symptoms of a virus known as Strangles.
MIAMI - A novel but controversial technique known as gene editing has produced pigs that could be resilient to an often fatal virus that costs European farmers $1.6 billion per year, researchers said Thursday. The process involves cutting out a small ...
scientists are criticising the Australian government for its $11 million plan to unleash herpes on its carp population. The plan could lead to "catastrophic ecosystem crashes" and "constitutes a serious risk to global food security", researchers Jackie ...
scientists at Columbia University's Mailman school of public health are the first to report a method to accurately predict the timing and intensity of West Nile ...
THURSDAY, Feb. 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A common virus may make some women more susceptible to both heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new ...
They focused on a group of infectious agents that can cause miscarriage and birth defects, known collectively as ToRCH: Toxoplasma gondii, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes Simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1 or oral herpes) and type 2 (HSV-2 or genital ...
But in five of the 13 participants who stopped taking ART, tests have shown they have been "virus free" for five, 13, 17, 20 and 27 weeks respectively.
The mumps have returned to the NHL. On Friday afternoon the Vancouver Canucks announced that "several" players have symptoms of the viral infection, with one confirmed case.
Reverse genetics systems have been developed for a wide number of viruses to study the conditions in which a virus thrives, but systems for multiple-segmented RNA-based viruses like rotaviruses have proven more difficult. Kobayashi's group solved this ...
Anna was born profoundly deaf and has gross motor delays because of a pervasive virus I'd never heard of, but caught while pregnant, called congenital CMV, or cytomegalovirus.
flu vaccine manufacturers inject these strains into fertilized hen eggs, where they incubate for several days to allow the viruses to replicate. Next, the virus-containing fluid is harvested from the eggs. For the flu shot, the viruses are inactivated ...
These mosquitos, which also transmit West Nile virus, dengue fever and Chikungunya, are highly adapted to human environments.
Researchers at a Detroit institution were the first to find that the Zika virus can damage eyes and lead to blindness.
Sexual reproduction and viral infections both rely on a functionally identical protein, according to new research. The protein enables the fusion of two cells, such ...
scientists have found new evidence to support a classification system for viruses based on viral structure.
viruses propagate by infecting a host cell and reproducing inside. This not only affects humans and animals, but bacteria as well.
Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the primary cause of the blistering genital disease that infects roughly one in five U.S.
SJ had respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, which causes infections of the lung and respiratory tract. Most children catch the virus by age 2, and symptoms are similar to the common cold, but severe cases require hospitalization, according to the Mayo ...
Some Flagstaff veterinarians are concerned about an unusually high number of parvovirus cases this early in the season.
Cameron County plans to host a Zika boot camp, which will allow the local Department of Health and Human Services share lessons about dealing with the virus ...
New Delhi: The IT Ministry today launched anti-malware analysis centre that will facilitate free anti-virus for computers and mobile phones in the country with project cost of Rs 90 crore spread over period of five years.
Avian influenza A (H7N9) continues to spread through parts of China. Early in January, China's National Health and Family Planning Commission called for extra efforts to control and prevent the spread of the H7N9 avian flu virus amid high season for ...
Australian researchers have made an exciting discovery that could lead to the better treatment of those with mosquito-borne diseases like Ross River virus. The current Ross River outbreak along the east coast of Australia has left many of those ...
The virus incubation period is about a week. Parvo appears to be going around various shelters, Buttry said. It's a highly contagious disease that can threaten a puppy's life.
... and can make diarrhea worse. If so, go with a brand that has lower sugar amounts. If you find that your child just isn't looking right, get them right to the doctor to see if they need medical care for dehydration.
Dr Frank Sainsbury of the University of Queensland, Australia, has addressed this issue by creating virus-like nanoparticles (VNPs) with shells based on those of real viruses, but no genetic material inside, so they can't multiply inside the body ...
"We found 48 new viruses in the surrounding forest," Olival says, "including a virus related to SARS in bats that roost in the cave.
It may sound like the setup for a very odd joke, but this is exactly what's been happening in Illinois recently, as local, state and federal health agencies respond to several human cases of Seoul virus transmitted by rats. The Centers for Disease ...
scientists have uncovered the mechanisms that the Zika virus uses to alter brain development, an advance that may unravel the mysteries of why the infection ...
An engineered oncolytic virus that is capable of redirecting a patient's immune cells against tumor cells may be a promising approach for treating cancer, according to a study.
HPV is a virus which can cause cervical cancer in women, penile cancer in men and genital warts in both sexes.
Drugs disguised as viruses are providing new weapons in the battle against cancer, promising greater accuracy and fewer side effects than chemotherapy.


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