Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India reports 80 Zika cases, 22 pregnant women

India has reported an outbreak of the Zika virus with 80 confirmed cases since last month including 22 pregnant women in the western state of Rajasthan, officials said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Climate model to predict malaria outbreaks in India

Scientists from the University of Liverpool are working with computer modelling specialists in India to predict areas of the country that are at most risk of malaria outbreaks, following changes in monsoon rainfall.

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Dengue vaccine to be tested in India

French health care giant Sanofi Pasteur will soon test a vaccine against dengue fever in India amid concerns about the increasingly global spread of the disease, reports said Monday.

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Disease-carrying mosquitos pack twice the punch

An international team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame's Eck Institute for Global Health and Imperial College London has recently published its work on a malaria-filaria co-transmission model, where the same ...

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Yosemite shuts cabins at center of rodent probe

(AP)—More than 90 cabins in California's Yosemite National Park were closed several days after the site was found to be at the center of a mouse-borne virus that has been blamed for the deaths of two people, officials said ...

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Human neutrophil peptide-1: A new anti-leishmanial drug candidate

Leishmaniasis is a vector borne disease caused by different Leishmania species with different clinical manifestations. Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL) is endemic and widespread especially among young individuals in Iran. Currently ...

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