Tag Archives: virus

How to stop the spread of Ebola [video]

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Cytomegalovirus

New state of the art therapies for cytomegalovirus. Continue reading

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Where will Ebola strike next?

A new paper in eLife updates predictions about where in Africa wild animals may harbour Ebola virus and where the transmission of the virus from these animals to humans is possible. Continue reading

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Recent developments linking retroviruses to human breast cancer

Do retroviruses cause breast cancer? Continue reading

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Rabies Rapid Transit System

Rabies virus hijacks the transport systems of neurons, manipulating axonal transport machinery to get to the central nervous system at maximum speed. Continue reading

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HIV-Mediated Apoptosis: New Therapeutic Targets

This review discusses the apoptotic pathways that result in the demise of the immune system in HIV infection. Continue reading

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Why HIV Virions Have Low Numbers of Envelope Spikes: Implications for Vaccine Development

A theoretical basis why artificial virus-like particles (VPLs) with a high density of envelope spikes might make a safe and efecting prophylactic vaccine against HIV. Continue reading

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Ebola virus outbreaks

Source: BBC News – Summit to discuss Ebola emergency starts

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Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea: Ecology Meets Economy

Ebola virus is back – but why? Continue reading

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