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Mosquitoes infected with Wolbachia more likely to transmit West Nile virus

Mosquitoes infected with the bacteria Wolbachia are more likely to become infected with West Nile virus and to transmit the virus to humans. Continue reading

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Integrins modulate the infection efficiency of West Nile virus

The cellular receptors and determinants that mediate entry of WNV are unclear to date. Continue reading

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How West Nile virus enters cells

West Nile virus (WNV) is a blood-borne pathogen that can cause serious systemic and neurological disease in human and animals. In order for this to occur, the virus must cross multiple polarized cell layers after mosquito borne transmission. Resistance to … Continue reading

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Flavivirus-induced antibody cross-reactivity

Understanding and manipulating the cross-reactive properties of flaviviruses has the potential to assist the development of effective broad-spectrum human vaccines against dengue virus, West Nile virus and other existing and emerging flaviviruses.
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West Nile Virus in the UK

A ProMED-mail post Date: Wed 22 Jul 2009 Source: Emax Health [edited] http://www.emaxhealth.com/2/39/32382/east-london-crow-tests-positive-west-nile-virus.html The Middlesex-London Health Unit announced that a dead crow found in London’s east end has tested positive for West Nile virus and is the 1st in Middlesex-London … Continue reading

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