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Bacteria-Laced Mosquitoes Limit Spread of Dengue
Amanda Heidt | Aug 28, 2020
Cases of dengue were greatly reduced in areas of a city where
-infected mosquitos were released, according to preliminary data from a field study.
Image of the Day: Viral Residue
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 30, 2019
Genetic material from the chikungunya virus remains in mouse cells after infection and may be linked to later joint pain.
Vector-Based Vaccines Come to the Fore in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Anthony King | Sep 8, 2020
Adenovirus vectors deliver the genetic instructions for SARS-CoV-2 antigens directly into patients’ cells, provoking a robust immune response. But will pre-existing immunity from common colds take them down?
Chikungunya Transmission in France
Molly Sharlach | Oct 24, 2014
The World Health Organization reports four locally acquired cases of the virus in the country.
Mosquitos Can Infect Humans with Zika and Chikungunya in One Bite
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 14, 2016
New evidence suggests both viruses can cohabitate in a single mosquito.
Gene x Gene x Environment
Sandhya Sekar | Aug 12, 2014
Chikungunya virus is transmitted through a three-way interaction that hinges on viral strain, mosquito genotype, and ambient temperature, researchers report.
First Chikungunya Contracted in U.S.
Jef Akst | Jul 18, 2014
A Florida man becomes the first US resident who has not recently traveled outside the country to be diagnosed with an infection from the mosquito-borne virus.
Tracing a Virus’s Past to Predict its Future
Karen Elkins | Jun 26, 2014
As chikungunya spreads across the Caribbean, researchers work to determine the virus’s next steps and understand its evolving partnership with mosquitoes.
Bio-Rad Launches RT-PCR Assay Kit for Simultaneous Detection of Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya Viruses for U.S. Markets
Bio-Rad | Sep 25, 2017
Bio-Rad has validated its assay on popular real-time PCR platforms
Hunting a chikungunya vaccine
Clare Kittredge | Jan 15, 2007
French scientists begin safety testing of vaccine to quell ever-growing outbreak of the mosquito virus
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