Tag Archives: Emerging disease

Towards a safe and efficient SARS-coronavirus vaccine

A live attenuated vaccine against SARS-CoV. Continue reading

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The Global Burden of Leptospirosis

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

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Understanding Ebola Virus Transmission

This short review describes different routes of Ebola virus transmission between people. Continue reading

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Human Viruses and Cancer

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

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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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How to stop the spread of Ebola [video]

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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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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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