- Emerging disease
Top Posts & Pages
This is a personal weblog. The opinions expressed here represent my own views and not those of my employer or any other organization. Comments on posts represent the opinions of visitors.
MicrobiologyBytes by AJ Cann is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Tag Archives: Emerging disease
A live attenuated vaccine against SARS-CoV. Continue reading
Leptospirosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease that affects vulnerable populations such as rural subsistence farmers and urban slum dwellers. Although leptospirosis causes life-threatening clinical manifestations, such as pulmonary hemorrhage syndrome, and has a worldwide distribution, the key barrier to addressing … Continue reading
This short review describes different routes of Ebola virus transmission between people. Continue reading
To date, seven viruses have been consistently linked to different types of human cancer, and infections are estimated to account for up to 20% of all cancer cases worldwide. Continue reading
While zoonotic EIDs are a major concern globally, their impact in less developed countries is disproportionately high. Continue reading
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
Source: BBC News – Summit to discuss Ebola emergency starts
Ebola virus is back – but why? Continue reading