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Publication Date: January 25, 2022
Post Date: February 4, 2022
For the first time in two years, Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), a tick-borne disease, has been reported in Shivamogga, Karnataka.

Tags: tick diseaseKyasanur Forest disease

Publication Date: January 25, 2022
Post Date: February 4, 2022
Researchers sought to develop up-to-date spatial distribution visualisations of the kelch13 (K13) gene markers of artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum for policy makers.

Tags: malariadrug-resistant malaria

Publication Date: January 23, 2022
Post Date: February 4, 2022
Researchers are working on nanobody tests to detect all known and unknown species of Ebola virus. The researchers engineered single-domain antibodies (nanobodies) to be used against five species of Ebola, and were able to use the same antibodies to detect a sixth unknown species.

Tags: nanomaterialsEboladiagnostic technology

Publication Date: January 23, 2022
Post Date: February 4, 2022
Amid outbreaks of H5NI bird flu, officials in Korea were forced to slaughter over 400,000 chickens in an effort to stop the spread.

Tags: H5N1bird flubird flu countermeasure

Publication Date: January 19, 2022
Post Date: February 4, 2022
Ninety-eight cases and 10 deaths have been associated with Clostridium botulinum toxin according to the Ukraine Ministry of Health.

Tags: botulismbotulinumbotulinum toxin

Publication Date: January 18, 2022
Post Date: February 4, 2022
The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has cautioned that due to a high number of variants, the current wave of bird flu seen in Asia and Europe has a greater risk of spreading to humans,

Tags: bird fluavian influenzabird flu human exposure

Publication Date: December 6, 2021
Post Date: December 7, 2021
As more and more avian flu cases are identified in the UK, actions to slow the spread are being taken. To read more about this outbreak, read the linked article.

Tags: avian influenzabird flu

Publication Date: December 5, 2021
Post Date: December 7, 2021
Clinical trials for a new ebola vaccine are set to begin by the Jenner Institute. A total of 26 patients will receive a dose of the vaccine, which was developed using viral vector technology, as seen with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

Tags: Ebola vaccineclinical trialvaccine trial

Publication Date: November 22, 2021
Post Date: November 23, 2021
Interested in learning more about what caused a Yellow Fever outbreak in Brazil after 80 years? This article provides clues using demographic groups to discuss potential theories,

Tags: yellow feveryellow fever outbreakmosquito-borne disease

Publication Date: November 22, 2021
Post Date: November 23, 2021
A research group at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) created a paper-based test using a drop of blood to rapidly detect COVID-19 antibodies. This 10 minute test could be beneficial in schools and help determine individuals need for a COVID-19 vaccine booster. Read more about the test SMART developed by reading the full article.

Tags: COVID-19antibodiesdiagnostic