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The threat of zoonotic diseases

While zoonotic EIDs are a major concern globally, their impact in less developed countries is disproportionately high. Continue reading

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Small Is Beautiful

Small proteins can no longer be ignored. Continue reading

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Understanding the next Ebola virus rather than panicking about the current one

How emerging diseases emerge. Continue reading

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Let’s get things in perspective

Malaria kills thousands of times more people than Ebola virus each year. Continue reading

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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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