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Analysis of host genetic diversity and viral entry as sources of between-host variation in viral load 10.1016/j.virusres.2012.01.010 : Virus Research | ScienceDirect.com

Analysis of host genetic diversity and viral entry as sources of between-host variation in viral load 10.1016/j.virusres.2012.01.010 : Virus Research | ScienceDirect.com | Virology News | Scoop.it

"...these results indicate that although host genetic diversity and viral entry may play some role in between-fish viral load variation, they are not major factors. Other biological and non-biological parameters that may influence viral load variation are discussed."

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Under the radar, bird flu arrives back in Egypt - Bikya Masr

Under the radar, bird flu arrives back in Egypt - Bikya Masr | Virology News | Scoop.it
#news #flu Under the radar, bird flu arrives back in Egypt - Bikya Masr http://t.co/McNENvFX...
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Study shows safety of rotavirus vaccine | Vaccine News Daily

Study shows safety of rotavirus vaccine | Vaccine News Daily | Virology News | Scoop.it
A new study led by Irene Shui from Harvard Medical School, has found that the rotavirus vaccine does not increase the risk of blocked bowels in infants. The findings are similar to a recent report that found that the number of ...
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HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys « CBS Philly

HPV Vaccine Recommended For Boys « CBS Philly | Virology News | Scoop.it
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that all boys between the ages of 11 and 12 receive the three-dose vaccine for the human papillomavirus or hpv.
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Bird flu: Poultry farms face Rs 200 crore loss

Bird flu: Poultry farms face Rs 200 crore loss | Virology News | Scoop.it
BHUBANESWAR: A month after bird flu was first detected in the state on January 8, it is feared thousands of poultry farms in the state would down shutters for ever."In areas where the fowls were...
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Futures Group: HIV Prevention Training and Development Officer

Futures Group: HIV Prevention Training and Development Officer | Virology News | Scoop.it
A Development Information Portal for NGOs in South Africa.
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Stomach Flu Sickens St. Maarten Cruise Passengers - LEX18 Lexington KY News

Stomach Flu Sickens St. Maarten Cruise Passengers - LEX18 Lexington KY News | Virology News | Scoop.it
Stomach Flu Sickens St. Maarten Cruise PassengersLEX18 Lexington KY NewsMaria Henry of the Collective Preventive Services says the Celebrity Silhouette disclosed the cases of gastroenteritis or stomach flu in its mandatory health declaration prior...
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What I am trying to do with this

What I am trying to do with this | Virology News | Scoop.it

Hello world - and this is an experiment to see just how well social media work in an educational setting, in order to help move my parent institution (the University of Cape Town) into the 21st century.

 

The focus will be on news about viruses: this will be from news media, blogs and journal articles, and will be spread across viruses infecting people, animals, plants - and anything in the marine environment.

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HPV vaccine key to Every Woman Every Child, says UN Secretary ...

HPV vaccine key to Every Woman Every Child, says UN Secretary ... | Virology News | Scoop.it
Safe and effective vaccines offer protection against types 16 and 18 of HPV, which together cause some 70% of all cervical cancer cases — a leading cause of cancer in women worldwide, claiming 275000 lives in 2008.
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Amazon.com: Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic (Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine) eBook: Niall Johnson: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic (Routledge Studies in the Social History of Medicine) eBook: Niall Johnson: Kindle Store (Britain and the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic: 1918-1919 saw the end of the Great War and the eruption of...
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Amazon.com: American Experience - Influenza 1918: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Joe Morton, Michael Murphy, Linda Hunt, Will Lyman, Philip Bosco, Liev Schreiber, Blair Brown, Brendan Gill, ...

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Swine flu spikes in Mexico after hiatus, but government says cases are within normal range - Brandon Sun

Swine flu spikes in Mexico after hiatus, but government says cases are within normal range - Brandon Sun | Virology News | Scoop.it
MEXICO CITY - Swine flu is back in Mexico, the epicenter of a world pandemic three years ago that pa... - Lifestyles Breaking News - Brandon Sun.
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