The S139N mutation in Zika M-protein has been found to increase severity of neurolovirulence, including microcephaly.
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Yesterday, November 3, 2016, was the 1st official One Health Day, devoted to bring global attention to the need to consider the… Read more »
We talk to Filipe Dantas-Torres, winner of one of the 2016 Odile Bain Memorial Prizes, about his career to date, the inspiration… Read more »
On Friday, August 19, 2016, following the detection of local transmission of Zika virus on Miami Beach, the US CDC has suggested… Read more »
One year ago the transmission of Zika Virus was first described in Brazil. Five months later an increase in microcephaly in… Read more »
Luke Alphey, Group Leader of Vector-borne Viral Diseases at the Pirbright Institute in the UK, former Research Director of Oxitec… Read more »
As a follow-up to last weeks post on genetic control of mosquitoes, I invited Derric Nimmo, the head of public health research at… Read more »