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A reverse genetic system for Schmallenberg virus

Development of a reverse genetic system for Schmallenberg virus will aid in creation of attenuated strains that could be candidate vaccines. Continue reading

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Schmallenberg virus: fact from fiction [video]

Richard Elliot from the University of St Andrews gives an update on the current situation with Schmallenberg virus, along with details on the virology of the virus, and some thoughts on prospects for vaccine development. This Hot Topic lecture was … Continue reading

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10 things you didn't know about Schmallenberg virus (aka WTF is "Schmallenberg virus"?)

First it was foot and mouth virus. Then it was bluetongue virus. Now it is Schmallenberg virus. So here’s 10 things you didn’t know about Schmallenberg virus: Schmallenberg virus was first isolated in Schmallenberg, Germany, in November 2011. Schmallenberg virus … Continue reading

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