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