Viruses possessing a non-segmented genome require a specific recognition of their nucleic acid to ensure its protection in a capsid. A similar feature exists for viruses having a segmented genome, usually consisting of viral genomic segments joined together into one viral entity. 107 more words
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This short review presents current understanding of the role of viruses on honey bee health and address some overarching questions in honey bee virology.
- Why Should I Be Concerned about Honey Bee Colony Losses and What Is Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)? 51 more words
Are we aware? What is happening? Where are the vaccines that proved to be successful? Why Ebola vaccines are still under trial? Why are there success stories been proposed in research papers? 647 more words
First discovered in 1947, Zika virus (ZIKV) infection remained a little-known tropical disease until 2015, when its apparent association with a considerable increase in the incidence of microcephaly in Brazil raised alarms worldwide. 192 more words
THOMAS WELLER (1915 – 2008)
Weller was a scientist who specialised in virology. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1954 for his work on the Polio virus, which ultimately led to the development of the first successful vaccine by Jonas Salk. 13 more words