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Emory Researchers Study Zika Virus Infection in Human Dendritic Cells
Researchers from Emory Vaccine Center study human dendritic cells infected with contemporary and historical strains of the Zika virus.
<em>Contagion</em>® Celebrates First Anniversary
Contagion® is celebrating it’s one-year anniversary today, February 7, 2017. As we hit this milestone, we wanted to look back and remember the three articles that launched Contagion® on this day in 2016.
Texas Reports First Non-Travel-Related Case of Zika in a Pregnant Woman
The Texas Department of State Health Services recently reported the first laboratory-confirmed case of Zika virus in pregnant woman who did not travel outside of the state.
Studying T-Cell Response May Help the Fight Against Zika Virus
Researchers from La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology believe that their findings will provide a platform to understand how Zika virus makes its way into various body fluids.
Exploring the FDA's Tropical Disease Priority Review Voucher
As concerns over the spread of tropical infectious diseases increase, in the age of Zika virus and Dengue fever in particular, PRVs may have significant implications for the development of novel vaccines and antivirals, assuming the program is used effectively.
Bacteria in Mosquito Guts May Control Disease Spread
The researchers evaluated populations of Aedes aegypti, Aedes albopictus, and Culex quinquefasciatus collected both in the field and raised in a lab setting to determine whether or not the mosquitoes required bacterial populations in their guts to develop, and which bacteria were necessary to the process.
Findings Reveal Dengue & Zika Viruses Replicate Differently Than Other RNA Viruses
Researchers from Germany recently published a new study that can change how future scientists study the replication of the Dengue and Zika viruses within the human body.
Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Impede Dengue Transmission
Researchers have found that it is possible to bolster the immunity of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, the species that transmits Dengue, Zika, and Chikungunya, against these viruses and effectively suppress its ability to transmit the disease.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.