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Publication Date: December 7, 2020
Post Date: December 7, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 530 suspected cases, including 172 deaths are associated with the current yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria.

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Publication Date: December 7, 2020
Post Date: December 7, 2020
Researchers discovered high viral titers of Andes virus (ANDV) among patients who attended social gatherings or had extensive contact with high-risk individuals.

Tags: hantavirusinfectious disease transmission

Publication Date: December 4, 2020
Post Date: December 4, 2020
Although a vaccine remains the ultimate goal to protect against African swine fever, it will be years until one is available. The Canadian pork industry has responded by focusing on improving biosecurity to prevent an outbreak of the pig disease in Canada.

Tags: African swine feverbiosecurityswine disease

Publication Date: December 4, 2020
Post Date: December 4, 2020
So far in this year, health officials have reported 6,231 suspected and confirmed monkeypox cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Publication Date: December 4, 2020
Post Date: December 4, 2020
A cyber-biological attack has been discovered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) cyber researchers which tricked biologists into creating dangerous toxins in their labs.

Tags: cybersecuritybiosecurity

Publication Date: December 4, 2020
Post Date: December 4, 2020
INTERPOL has issued a global alert to law enforcement across its 194 member countries warning them to prepare for organized crime networks targeting COVID-19 vaccines, both physically and online.

Tags: SARS-CoVcounterfeit pharmaceuticalscountermeasures

Publication Date: December 2, 2020
Post Date: December 2, 2020
A team of researchers recently studied the significance of the unusual way the virus’s genome – or genetic blueprint – codes for the manufacture of a protein called 3B. The protein is involved in the replication of the virus.

Tags: foot and mouth disease

Publication Date: December 2, 2020
Post Date: December 2, 2020
An experimental vaccine developed in Europe to prevent infection by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) has protected cynomolgus macaques in a new collaborative study from National Institutes of Health scientists

Tags: Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fevervaccine development

Publication Date: November 27, 2020
Post Date: November 27, 2020
A pre-published study shows tetracycline-based antibiotics may slow infection and reduce neurological problems from Zika infections.

Tags: Zika countermeasureantibiotic efficacy

Publication Date: November 27, 2020
Post Date: November 27, 2020
Researchers recently published a report which suggests the H6 avian influenza virus isolated from live poultry markets pose potential threat to mammals.

Tags: avian influenzaavian influenza virus