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Mikhail Balayan and the Bizarre Discovery of Hepatitis E Virus

There have been several instances in which medical researchers, for the sake of mankind, allowed themselves to be infected with a potentially deadly pathogen. A well known example involved the discovery that the… 590 more words

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Painel publicitário simula calor humano para atrair e matar mosquitos

A Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS) declarou recentemente que o vírus zika é uma emergência global. De acordo com a organização, o vírus constitui uma emergência de saúde pública mundial e requer uma resposta urgente. 390 more words

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#Aedes aegypti: not blood only...

If you have seen a photo of an Aedes aegypti mosquito recently, it was probably of the mosquito on someone’s skin biting or about to bite them. 147 more words

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Getting pregnant in the time of Zika

With the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirming that Zika virus infection during pregnancy causes microcephaly and other severe foetal brain defects, the federal health officials in the U.S. 940 more words

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Zika Update: Current Knowledge and New Directions

By: Keith Jacobs, Ph.D.

Zika is the newest international viral outbreak alarming physicians, researchers and the general public. The virus, which is related to dengue, yellow fever, and West Nile viruses, was… 1,103 more words

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CDC confirms Zika virus causes microcephaly, other birth defects

After careful review of existing evidence, scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have concluded that Zika virus causes microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects. 421 more words

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Keeping your rain barrel from being a mosquito magnet

With all the recent news media coverage about Zika virus transmission, the North Shore Mosquito Abatement District, Cook Co, IL recently published this nice summary about rain barrels and mosquito prevention. 72 more words

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