Journal of Virology

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines developed for H5N1, H7N9 avian influenza strains

A recent study with Kansas State University researchers details vaccine development for two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans. The strains have led to the culling of millions of ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dengue protein modulates human enzyme: Fuel for replication

Dengue is a mosquito-borne tropical disease currently endemic in more than 10 countries. According to the World Health Organization, 390 million people are infected by dengue every year.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New clues on the history of the smallpox vaccine virus

Smallpox - simply hearing the word evokes images of countless people suffering gruesome deaths throughout recorded history. Known scientifically as variola, the virus had 30 percent mortality rate and survivors were branded ...

Oncology & Cancer

Brain tumors may be new targets of Ebola-like virus

Brain tumors are notoriously difficult for most drugs to reach, but Yale researchers have found a promising but unlikely new ally against brain cancers—portions of a deadly virus similar to Ebola.

HIV & AIDS

HIV active in tissues of patients who were treated, study shows

While successful treatment of HIV with antiretroviral medications leads to undetectable levels of virus in the blood, controls the disease and leads to much longer lifespans, scientists know that HIV continues to reside in ...

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