Blood samples from US athletes and staff who travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games were not infected with Zika virus but tested positive for other viral infections, including West Nile Virus, dengue and chikungunya.
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Researchers have discovered that antibodies taken from dengue virus infected individuals are effective in treating Zika infection – a closely related flavivirus – in rodents.
Researchers have successfully identified the key climatic parameters for predicting dengue virus outbreaks by tracking disease progression through the different climatic zones of India.
New research in macaque models has suggested that prior dengue or yellow fever exposure has no significant effects on subsequent Zika infection in vivo, despite demonstrated enhancement in cell culture.
Human mobility and globalization have brought new invasive species to other countries. In terms of environment and nature, some of…
We speak to the Aaron Hoyles, the Program Manager of Break Dengue about their disease-surveillance tool, Dengue Track, eHealth and their plans for the future.
In this exclusive opinion piece, the authors discuss how ‘OMICS’ can help to unravel molecular dynamics driving the complex biological process involved in disease transmission.
Researchers have demonstrated an imaging technique utilizing PET, which allows non-invasive and real-time monitoring of dengue infection in mouse models.
Author, Mark Woolhouse, discusses recent efforts to identify pathogens with pandemic potential and his own work on emerging viruses.
In this preliminary communication, the authors selected and characterized aptamers targeting the 5′-UTR from dengue virus, a sequence with important regulatory elements for its life cycle, with applications as potential antiviral and diagnostic tools.