reservoir
Infographic: Researchers Aim to Predict How Pathogens Jump Species
Infographic: Researchers Aim to Predict How Pathogens Jump Species
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2018

Understanding the factors that influence spillover could help forecast future epidemics.

 

Zika-Infected Monkeys in Brazil
Zika-Infected Monkeys in Brazil
Kerry Grens | Apr 28, 2016
The viral strain scientists isolated from two nonhuman primates is identical to the one circulating among humans.
Hidden Menace
Hidden Menace
John Frater, Genevieve Martin, Matthew Pace | May 1, 2015
Curing HIV means finding and eradicating viruses still lurking in the shadows.
Hide and Seek
Hide and Seek
The Scientist Staff | May 1, 2015
Oxford researcher John Frater explains the strategy of targeting viral reservoirs to beat HIV.
Measuring Latent HIV
Measuring Latent HIV
Abby Olena | Oct 24, 2013
The latent HIV provirus reservoir persisting in CD4+ T cells is potentially 60 times larger than previously believed, researchers show.
Influenza Found in Bats
Jef Akst | Feb 28, 2012
A new subtype of the flu virus is identified in Guatemalan yellow-shouldered bats, and the virus may share its genes with the human version.