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Publication Date: May 5, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
Development of an effective Malaria vaccine is underway. To read more about how it works, click the Read More button to view the article.

Tags: malariacountermeasuresvaccine development

Publication Date: May 3, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
With the largest outbreak of bird flu cases in Poland, the country has been attempting to control the spread of disease by culling over six million birds; this effort has caused substantial losses in the poultry industry. To read more about the Poland chief veterinarian's call for updated biosecurity regulations, click the Read More button on the right!

Tags: bird fluavian influenza

Publication Date: May 3, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
How do mutations seen with COVID-19 respiratory syndromes impact viral biology? Read more using the button on the right.

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Publication Date: May 1, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
The General Directorate of Public Health's Epidemiology Service in Junta de Castilla y Leon confirmed a case of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in a 59 year-old man. CCHF is passed through tick bites and can then be passed from human to human by contact with bodily fluids.

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Publication Date: April 30, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control reported at least 50 deaths attributed to Lassa fever as of week April 12 -18 this year. Lassa fever season, which peaked in March has spread to 14 states and 52 local governments. Read more using the link.

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Publication Date: April 29, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
Researchers believe tropical rainforests are most likely to harbor dangerous new pathogens that could lead to the next pandemic. As human populations continue to move closer to rainforests, the potential increases. For this reason, scientists are studying the Amazon forest to identify potential threats. Read more about this research using the link!

Tags: zoonotic diseaseemerging illnesspandemic preparedness

Publication Date: April 27, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
The latest research from an experimental malaria vaccine shows an efficacy rate of 77 percent. If the efficacy rate is maintained in further trials, the Oxford University vaccine will be far more effective than any previously tested vaccine.

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Publication Date: April 27, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
In an effort to improve biosecurity at farms, Sheep owners are requested to join a new Facebook group to collaborate with one another and other industry experts. If you are a sheep owner, you can find out more by searching 'The Flock Round-up' on Facebook. This group was created by Animal Health Australia. To read more, use the button on the right.

Tags: biosecurityfarm biosecuritysheep disease

Publication Date: April 27, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
As researchers aim to improve virus detection, new sensors are being developed to detect disease quickly, using only one drop of blood. Currently, researchers from Iowa state University, Ames National Laboratory, and Aptalogic Inc. are working on an option for Ebloa, however, this could also be applied to other viruses such as COVID-19. Read more using the button on the right.

Tags: sensor technologyvirus detectionEbola

Publication Date: April 27, 2021
Post Date: May 19, 2021
Health officials at the Cook Islands Ministry of Health reported the dengue fever virus-type 2 outbreak has reached 162 cases since February 2, 2021. Rarotonga accounts for the majority of cases and thus far, no deaths have occurred. Read more using the link below.

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