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In contrast to their negative reputation as disease causing agents, some viruses perform crucial biological and evolutionary functions that help to shape the world we live in. Continue reading
More than three decades after the discovery of HIV, AIDS remains a major public health problem affecting greater than 35.3 million people worldwide. Current antiretroviral therapy fails to eradicate HIV infection, partly due to the persistence of virus reservoirs. A … Continue reading
Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and to transmit the virus to humans. Continue reading
An alternative strategy for creating virus-resistant cells and animals. Continue reading
The number of pathogens known to infect humans is ever increasing. Continue reading
A nice overview of viruses from an ecological rather than a disease perspective. Continue reading
Oncolytic virotherapy – using viruses to treat cancer – is a hot topic. Continue reading