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Virus and bioinformatics articles with some microbiology and immunology thrown in for good measure
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Cows with human chromosomes enlisted to fight hantavirus

Cows with human chromosomes enlisted to fight hantavirus | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
Researchers have genetically engineered cows to produce human antibodies against the deadly hantavirus and possibly other diseases
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What Caused the Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak?: Scientific American

What Caused the Yosemite Hantavirus Outbreak?: Scientific American | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
With the Yosemite tourists having died from this normally high-altitude illness, we spoke with an infectious disease expert to see if hantavirus could spread to other areas of the country...
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10 Emerging Viruses With No Licensed Vaccine

10 Emerging Viruses With No Licensed Vaccine | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it

Vaccination has been successful at controlling many of the world’s diseases. However, there are many emerging viral diseases for which no licensed (US or EU) vaccine exists. Here I’ve selected 10 emerging or re-emerging viruses which I think are especially important due to their incidence, prevalence, morbidity, mortality and suitability of current treatment.


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Ed Rybicki's curator insight, April 2, 2013 9:10 AM

Nice account, if brief!  I note Lassa, RFV, WNV and others have been covered in ViroBlogy (http://rybicki.wordpress.com) in recent years as well.

 

All candidates for Going Green...B-)

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Molecular signature of hantavirus infection in humans decoded

Molecular signature of hantavirus infection in humans decoded | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
Scientists have succeeded in clarifying the molecular signature of the viruses that lead to an increasing size and number of hantavirus outbreaks in Germany.

 

Some day, (nearly) all microbiology will be done this way....

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