Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bangladesh hit by worst dengue outbreak on record: WHO

Bangladesh is experiencing its most severe dengue outbreak on record, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, partly blaming climate change for contributing to the spread of such mosquito-borne diseases.


Using metagenomics to identify viruses in plasma samples

A large team of medical scientists affiliated with a host of institutions in Nigeria and the U.S., has found that it is possible to use metagenomics to identify a host of viruses in real-world plasma samples. In their paper ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lab-made antibodies offer potential cure for yellow fever

New research from Oregon Health & Science University and collaborators indicates that lab-made antibodies may be able to cure people infected with yellow fever, a virus for which there is no treatment.

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