Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New insights into how a virus-blocking bacterium operates in mosquitos

New research reveals details of the mechanism by which the bacterium Wolbachia blocks viruses in mosquito cells, suggesting that it reduces viral replication inside cells and that rapid degradation of viral RNA is involved. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bacteria block transmission of Zika and Dengue viruses

Scientists at the University of Glasgow's MRC Centre for Virus Researchopens (CVR) have found a bacterial strain which blocks dengue and Zika virus transmission from mosquitoes.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Stopping the dengue threat

Improved disease surveillance at Australian ports and borders is needed to prevent the growing threat of dengue infection spreading across the country, with a new QUT study identifying potential risk factors linked to dengue ...

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