dengue virus
Mutant Mosquitoes Deployed to Stop Zika, Dengue
Mutant Mosquitoes Deployed to Stop Zika, Dengue
Kerry Grens | Jan 19, 2016
A Brazilian town will ramp up the release of insects engineered to shrink mosquito populations.
First Dengue Vax Approved
First Dengue Vax Approved
Kerry Grens | Dec 11, 2015
Mexico’s health ministry has OKed the vaccine for people between nine and 45 years old.
New Virus Discovered in Human Blood
New Virus Discovered in Human Blood
Jef Akst | Sep 23, 2015
Researchers identify a novel virus in blood samples taken in the 1970s.
Dengue’s Downfall?
Dengue’s Downfall?
Jef Akst | Sep 15, 2015
Researchers characterize a protein that could be key to the virus’s virulence—and to developing a vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease.
Dengue-Targeting T Cells Home to Skin
Dengue-Targeting T Cells Home to Skin
Jenny Rood | Mar 11, 2015
Immune cells specific for the virus are present in the skin of infected patients, a study shows.
New Dengue-Detecting Antibodies
New Dengue-Detecting Antibodies
Molly Sharlach | Dec 15, 2014
Researchers uncover a class of antibodies that may confer immunity to different serotypes of the dengue virus.
Antibody-Dependent Enhanced (ADE) Immunity
Antibody-Dependent Enhanced (ADE) Immunity
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 2, 2013
The method to the dengue virus's maddening infectiousness.
Bedeviled by Dengue
Bedeviled by Dengue
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
The global spread of dengue virus has immunologists and public-health experts debating the best way to curb infection.
How Dengue Does It
How Dengue Does It
Beth Marie Mole | Mar 1, 2013
Dengue virus has sophisticated mechanisms for entering a cell, for replicating its RNA genome, and for transcribing proteins.
Dengue-resistance Spreads in Mosquitoes
Edyta Zielinska | Jan 11, 2012
Researchers engineer a bacterium that can arm the majority of the insect population with dengue resistance, and stop the virus’s spread to humans.