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Improved treatment for yellow fever coming soon

New treatment options may soon exist for people with yellow fever, a mosquito-borne illness that claims the lives of 30,000 people annually. A research team headed up by Ilhem Messaoudi, associate professor of biomedical sciences at UC-Riverside’s School of Medicine, feels they may have identified a way to predict which cases of the disease will turn potentially deadly. 495 more words


Vaccinating Mosquitoes?

A team of researchers at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, may have found a way to vaccinate mosquitoes for Dengue Fever and Malaria.

The Dengue virus and Malaria parasite enter into a mosquito once they have fed on an infected host. 356 more words