Tag Archives: Emerging disease

Crossing the species barrier

The number of pathogens known to infect humans is ever increasing. Continue reading

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In case you forgot – we're still fighting vCJD

A new test for asymptomatic vCJD. Continue reading

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A new drug against MERS?

A novel approach to treating coronavirus infections. Continue reading

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Briefing: banana disease

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The Role of Archaea in Human Disease

Why don’t Archaea cause disease? Continue reading

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Why mice don't get MERS

Where did MERS-CoV come from and what is it likely to do next? Continue reading

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Emergence of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS)

Nice summary post from PLOS Pathogens explaining where we’re at with MERS. Continue reading

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Dengue Vaccines: Not A Reality Just Yet

Dengue virus infections cause the most important arthropod-borne viral disease in terms of worldwide prevalence, human suffering, and cost. Continue reading

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Fungal killers. Or not.

The distance between commensalism and pathogenesis in fungi is surprisingly small. Continue reading

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