The Contagion® Zoonotic & Vector-borne Diseases specialty page provides zoonotic & vector-borne disease-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
Researchers have found that a vaccine for Junin virus, a South American hemorrhagic fever virus, protects against another virus in the same family, opening up the possibility for universal vaccines for virus families.
In the wake of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the World Health Organization is working with the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy and the Wellcome Trust to create research & development roadmaps for priority diseases, such as Nipah virus.
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