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New Device Allows Chikungunya Test Results in an Hour

By Ed Ricciuti

Scientists at a U.S. Army research center have modified an assay that tests whether or not a sample of mosquitoes harbors the virus responsible for the disease known as chikungunya (CHIKV), long a problem in the Old World tropics but… 1,597 more words

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Mosquito preferences for people is in the genes

In National Public Radio. (you can listen to the podcast also if you follow the link)

A study that asked a few dozen pairs of twins to brave a swarm of hungry mosquitoes has revealed another clue to the cluster of reasons the insects are more attracted to some people than others: Genes matter. 468 more words


Nasty disease-carrying mosquitoes from South-East Asia detected in Brisbane

The Courier Mail Damon Guppy April 16, 2015

EXOTIC mosquitoes with the potential to spread crippling diseases have been found at Brisbane International Airport three times in the past two months, forcing heightened biosecurity measures. 75 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Plotting the elimination of dengue

EurekAlert |  April 8, 2015

Dengue is a viral infection spread between humans by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Dengue causes flu-like symptoms, including intense headaches and joint pains. 85 more words


Researchers master gene editing technique in mosquito that transmits deadly diseases

(Rockefeller University 26 March 2015) Rockefeller University researchers have successfully harnessed a technique, CRISPR-Cas9 editing, to use in an important and understudied species: the mosquito, Aedes aegypti, which infects hundreds of millions of people annually with the deadly diseases chikungunya, yellow fever, and dengue fever. 7 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Histogram Penderita DBD 28 Maret 2015

Perbaharui data anda. Berikut adalah Histogram Penderita Demam Berdarah Kota Samarinda pada tanggal 28 maret 2015.

Peta interaktif DBD per 28 Maret 2015, dapat di akses disini.. 21 more words

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